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India: Grain banks in India open their doors as a stop gap to combat slavery

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation Country: India
By Anuradha Nagaraj CHENNAI, India, Sept 20 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - People who risk being enslaved after taking out loans to buy food during the monsoon, when casual work is scarce, will be able to help themselves to grain in 100 villages across northern India from this month. Tens of thousands across India are duped into working without wages to pay off debts, often incurred buying food, for celebrations or during illness, even though bonded l

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