|Title:||Domestic Workers in Kathmandu Survey Report|
Children-Women in Social Service and Human Rights (CWISH) is active on the field of child domestic workers since last 16 years with the intervention of advocacy, education, awareness, legal aid, empowerment and social mobilization. In this regard every year CWISH has been sharing the status of child domestic workers on the occasion of world day against child labor. The status report shows the trend and practices with child domestic workers and is based on the primary data collection interviewing a large number of domestic workers. CWISH has conducted a detailed household survey on the issue of domestic workers in different 9 wards of Kathmandu metropolis during April-May 2009. The survey area consist core city area, urban area and newly emerging urban area together. To conduct this survey CWISH has mobilized local survey volunteers with the coordination and cooperation of child protection committee, Community Police and Service Center, Kathmandu Metropolis and it’s ward offices. The survey was financially supported by Save the Children and INTERPEDIA Finland. During this survey a total 71130 families living in 26731 houses were visited and 3703 domestic workers were identified. Out of this, only 2324 domestic workers were interviewed.