Jeanse (16), a 'restavek' stands near her 'master' Jean-Felix Lousienne (44), who took her from the Petion-Ville refugee camp. Jeanse sleeps and eats on the floor and is constantly exposed to beatings and verbal offences. She does not have any identification documents and is not allowed to go to school. 'Restaveks' are children whose impoverished parents have indentured them into domestic labour in the hope that the child will get food and lodging, possibly even education. However, the children are subject to the whim of their hosts and are often treated as domestic slaves.