India’s Modern Slaves: Bonded Labor in India and Methods of Intervention

  • Heidi Boutros University of Texas at Austin
Keywords: India, Undergraduate research, Study abroad, Education abroad, undergraduate research abroad


This article presents an undergraduate student research project on bonded labor in India conducted on a study abroad program in Chennai, India.


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Author Biography

Heidi Boutros, University of Texas at Austin

Heidi Boutros, a Dallas native, graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with degrees in Government and Liberal Arts. As an undergraduate, she participated in human rights fieldwork and research in several countries including Russia, India, and South Africa. Additionally, she spent a summer in The Hague, clerking for the presiding judge in Milosevic’s trial at the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia. Heidi currently resides in the Washington, D.C. area where she works for the US Department of Justice.


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How to Cite
Boutros, H. (2005). India’s Modern Slaves: Bonded Labor in India and Methods of Intervention. Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 12(1), 1-26.