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The Black Women Who Helped Build Canada

The Establishment | Posted 01.26.2017 | Black Voices
The Establishment

The lives of women who came to Canada under the West Indian Domestic Scheme provide an intersectional history of race, class, culture, feminism and politics -- a history that generally stays hidden in this country.

What High-Earning Women Still Have To Deal With

Nina Bahadur | Posted 03.13.2013 | Women

We hear it every day: Women are more professionally and financially successful than they've ever been, but society hasn't entirely made peace with tha...

Maids Made Into Slaves in the Middle East

Josie Ensor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Josie Ensor

It is not uncommon for many women working as maids throughout the Mideast to experience forced confinement, food deprivation, excessively long hours and even sexual abuse at the hands of their employers.