Maid agency probed after slavery claims [South Africa]

Author: Johan Schronen, Independent [South Africa], Published on: 27 February 2002

Cape Town police have arrested an Athlone domestic services agent who they believe hit one of her own domestic workers...Police are now investigating allegations that young women from rural areas have been lured to the city with promises of well-paid jobs, but are then placed in households where they claimed they were abused and worked like slaves.

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