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Ali pupil on her typical day

Chumki Hajra is a pupil at Babar Ali's school in West Bengal, as well as being a domestic helper for families in her village.

Chumki's day begins at six in the morning with chores, and continues through to seven in the evening when school finishes but, she adds, there may be more housework to do when she gets home.

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