Child Slaves in Modern India: The Bonded Labor Problem

@article{Tucker1997ChildSI,
  title={Child Slaves in Modern India: The Bonded Labor Problem},
  author={Lee Tucker},
  journal={Human Rights Quarterly},
  year={1997},
  volume={19},
  pages={572 - 629}
}
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  • Published 1 August 1997
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* Lee Tucker, former counsel to the Children's Rights Project of Human Rights Watch, is currently a United States Assistant Federal Public Defender for the District of Arizona. She received her B.A. in Philosophy, Ohio State University, 1987; J.D., Harvard Law School, 1992. This article is adapted from The Small Hands of Slavery: Bonded Child Labor in India, a report written by Ms. Tucker for the Children's Rights Project of Human Rights Watch and published in September 1996. Ms. Tucker… 
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Bound to looms by poverty and fear boys in India make a few men rich.
It is estimated that between 300000 to over 1000000 children are engaged in slave labor in carpet belts of India. Children are sold by their parents for 1500-2000 rupees or US$55-66. The India carpet