DOMESTIC SERVITUDE

Domestic servitude has occurred when a person is being held in a house or other domestic environment, and is forced to work unusual or excessive hours. 

  • Does the person rarely leave the house?
  • Is the person always accompanied by their employer or partner?
  • Is the person made to work unusual and/or excessive hours in a domestic environment?
  • Are the person’s physical needs not being met? For example, poor diet, inadequate health care or make-shift sleeping arrangements.

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If you or a person you know is in immediate danger, call 000.