In a yet another incident of domestic violence, a 13-year-old minor is reportedly battling for her life in a government hospital here after she was allegedly beaten up by a couple where she used to work, stated reports.
A teenage maid was allegedly beaten to death by a professor in Pakistani Punjab while a 12-year-old Hindu domestic worker was injured when he jumped from the sixth floor of a building in Karachi to save himself from his employer, police said on Monday.
In a major fallout after the Devyani Khobragade case, the Foreign Ministry reportedly pressured the Finance Ministry to bring changes in the status of domestic workers who go to the United States of America with other Indian envoys, sources said.
A 54-year-old woman, working with the ministry of child development and women`s affairs as an upper divisional clerk, was attacked in her Delhi home by a woman she previously employed as a domestic help, police said.
India is reviewing the policy of providing domestic help to its diplomats abroad, against the backdrop of allegations of mistreatment of a former maid, faced by its Consul General Prabu Dayal in New York.