Bonded Labour: Insights from the Field

Posted: January 18, 2013 in Chhattisgarh
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By Aashish Yadav
 
A woman working in a brick kiln in Korba, Chhattisgarh, India

A woman working in a brick kiln in Korba, Chhattisgarh, India

The first thing that strikes you when you visit the district of Korba in the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh is the land’s overwhelming beauty. Despite the vast factories and belching chimneys that modern industry has brought to the state, Chhattisgarh’s natural beauty somehow survives.

But something else has also endured alongside modern industry: a form of slavery that persists in the 21st century.

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