CONGO: Bibouti - “I work non-stop but never see my salary”

Saturday, November 22, 2008
BRAZZAVILLE Wednesday, October 29, 2008 (IRIN) - Congolese authorities may have good reason to keep a wary eye on events in Niger, where an international court this week found the government guilty of failing to protect its citizens from slavery. Fifteen-year-old Bibouti, from the Pool region, is among countless children trafficked domestically and living in servitude. For the past two years she has worked for a family in the capital, Brazzaville, earning a notional monthly salary of 10,000 CFA...