Ghaziabad: Maids pick up books and pens; learn to read and write

Few women from Ghaziabad determined themselves to provide education to the maids, who work in their society.

Jan 14, 2016, 19:54 PM IST

Maids at luxury Paris hotel hold 'fashion week for the poor'

As Paris switched into fashion high-gear on Tuesday a group of chambermaids working for the luxury Park Hyatt hotel staged a "fashion week for the poor" to celebrate victory in a labour dispute.

Sep 29, 2015, 23:32 PM IST

MEA asks diplomats to ensure welfare of domestic helps taken abroad

 Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has asked its diplomats to ensure welfare of domestic helps taken abroad from India and follow the law of the country of posting in the backdrop of increasing complaints of ill treatment by service staff.

Jul 03, 2015, 00:17 AM IST

Britain's tied visa rules fuel abuse of live-in maids, nannies

When Susi, a single mother from the Philippines, left for a job in Qatar, she convinced herself it was a sacrifice worth making for her children at home.

May 28, 2015, 13:01 PM IST

Singapore's foreign maids exploited by agents, employers

The promise of a salary five times what she could make at home prompted Nabila to leave Indonesia and her family for a job as a domestic worker in Singapore.

May 27, 2015, 04:23 AM IST

Saudi Arabia clears pact with India for recruitment of maids

Saudi Arabia has approved a key agreement with India aimed at protecting the rights of Indian domestic workers, including maids, in the Kingdom.

Dec 10, 2014, 17:23 PM IST

Nadda stresses on need to improve dental health in India

There is an urgent need to reorient the dental services in India and improve overall oral health status of the masses through awareness campaigns, Union Health Minister J P Nadda said Monday.

Dec 01, 2014, 21:33 PM IST

Michael Jackson`s maids claim he `lived in filth, urinated on floor`

Michael Jackson`s maids have claimed that the singer lived in filth and even urinated on the floor.

Aug 11, 2014, 15:14 PM IST

Hong Kong mother accused of beating maids with mops, clothes hangers gets bail

A Hong Kong mother of two who a court heard punched her maids, beat them with mops and threatened to kill their relatives was released on bail on Wednesday after she was formally charged in a case that has triggered outrage.

Jan 22, 2014, 17:43 PM IST

Court asks police to probe conditions of other maids

The Delhi Police were on Saturday asked by a court here to probe the conditions of other girls who could have been employed through the placement agency which had provided a maid allegedly assaulted and confined by her employer in a Vasant Kunj house.

Oct 05, 2013, 23:56 PM IST

Sri Lanka government bans maids to Saudi Arabia

Sri Lanka has suspended sending maids to work in Saudi Arabia, following an international outcry over the beheading of a young Lankan housemaid in the Kingdom.

Feb 05, 2013, 14:34 PM IST

Philippines contacts missing Gaddafi maids

Philippine authorities said they have made contact with four Filipina maids employed by deposed Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi`s family, who went missing amid the chaos of the rebellion.

Sep 04, 2011, 18:05 PM IST

Cambodia urged to stop sending maids to Malaysia

Malaysia has recruited thousands of Cambodian women since Indonesia barred domestic workers.

Aug 12, 2011, 12:59 PM IST

Don’t trust maids? Here’s a solution for you- `Maid to order` with biodata!

You need to hire a new maid but don`t know where to begin, whom to trust and hate to haggle about wages. What if an agency did all that - and for free!

Jul 17, 2011, 12:39 PM IST

Indonesia to stop sending maids to Saudi

An Indonesian migrant worker was executed after she was convicted of murdering her Saudi employer.

Jun 23, 2011, 09:33 AM IST

Courtney Love ordered to pay $35,000 to former maids

Courtney Love has been ordered by a court to hand over more than USD 35,000 to two former maids who accused her of failing to pay their wages.

Jun 01, 2011, 08:45 AM IST