India’s children of bonded labourers use memories to rescue others

Author: Anuradha Nagaraj, Livemint, Published on: 23 October 2016

India banned the practice of bonded labour in 1976, but the country is still home to 11.7 million bonded labourers, according to the ILO...Working in vegetable patches and on millet fields in Karnataka, farm labourers caught in debt bondage suffer mainly in silence. But Gopal V. has lived with this silence for long enough. Now 44, the son of bonded labourers is on a mission to identify workers trapped in debt bondage—and to make sure they get justice.

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