India's human laundries at risk

The livelihoods of those employed to wash clothes are under threat from washing machines.

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    Dhobiwallas are India's very efficient human laundries, their traditional job of washing clothes by hand is extremely hard work - but for many it is the only way to earn a living.

    Now it is under threat - from a rising middle class who use more modern washing machines.

    Al Jazeera's Prerna Suri reports from Mumbai.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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