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lavogdezza commented on the word restavek
Like "reste avec" in French. A child servant or slave, specifically a Haitian person under 15 sent by her or his family to live with and work for a wealthy family for (on both ends) economic reasons.
November 27, 2011
john commented on the word restavek
“Ms. Dumas, her confidante, said that Daphne feared she would be used as a restavek — a child servant.”The New York Times, Haitian Orphans Have Little but One Another, by Deborah Sontag, July 5, 2010
July 6, 2010