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Domestic Labor

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...

These Workers Aren't Protected By Labor Laws

AP | JOHN HEILPRIN | Posted 03.11.2013 | Business

GENEVA — At least 52.6 million people worldwide are employed as domestic workers, most of them women vulnerable to abuse and without adequate le...

Maids Made Into Slaves in the Middle East

Josie Ensor | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
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.