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Four ways to empower informal workers
Managing Editor, URB.im
Holding Out for Latina Heroines and Filmmakers
Storyteller, Producer, Screenwriter, Creative Director, Writer
With the Oscars 2016 around the corner and the promise of more diversity by the year 2020 including women behind and in front of the camera, a change that was long overdue and finally is being challenged, there is still a need of more conversation about it.
For Daughters, Is Babysitting the First Step on the Mommy Track?
Ph.D Amer. Lit., At-Home Dad
By endorsing my daughter's entry into the babysitting business so unconsciously, was I contributing to the cycle of gender discrimination when it comes to childcare and housekeeping?
Colombia's Maids Lobby for Labor Rights
Latin America expert, see more about me at http://linkd.in/1mF...
Under Colombian law, domestic servants have the right to earn Colombia's minimum monthly wage, while their employers are required to pay for their benefits. This just doesn't happen.
Hostage Couple Comes Forward
Humor columnist, The Stamford Advocate
I could never see myself in a little French maid's outfit, except on weekends while doing my household chores, and I don't suppose I'll ever wear one because: (a) I probably couldn't find something like that in my size and (b) I don't speak French.
A Generation of Spoiled Brats?
Rym Tina Ghazal
Award winning Senior journalist, Published author, psychologis...
Travel, Pray, Bidet
Consumer Healthcare Expert, Commentator
I came, I saw, I "bideted." And neither the maid nor I will ever be the same again.
Actress Who Played A Maid Over 150 Times Dies
When My Parents Were Help to
Author, Speaker, Editor
We had two cleaning ladies, Mary and Nancy, a pair of sisters who alternated their weekly visits. One day, Nancy came to work in tears, unable not to cry in front of my mother. "They gonna take Mary's kids away," she sobbed.
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The Hidden Victims of Human Trafficking
Senior women's rights researcher, Human Rights Watch
Being forced into domestic servitude is one of the most common forms of human trafficking. Yet it remains one of the most invisible, including meager media coverage and law enforcement efforts.
Face 2 Face with Ace: Albert Brooks
The Adam Carolla Show
The world's #1 daily downloaded podcast
I recently sat down with one of my comedy idols: Albert Brooks. We talked about what goes on behind closed doors in New York Hotel Rooms, and why people keep raping maids.
'Butler School': High-End Servant Industry Makes A Comeback
What About the Woman Strauss-Kahn Allegedly Attacked?
Institute for Policy Studies and National Domestic Workers All...
Being a housekeeper doesn't exactly put you on equal footing with the wealthy and powerful when you are in "their" space. So when you're stuck in a bedroom with them, what are your defenses?
A Labor Fight Over Hotel Bedsheets
Dozens Of Reportedly Abused Maids Flown Home From Lebanon
Tokyo Maid Cafes: Where Cute Japanese Girls Slap & Spoon-Feed Customers (PHOTOS)
Travel TV host, fashion blogger at lacarmina.com
Help for Sri Lanka's Abused Maids
Catholic Relief Services
The official humanitarian agency of the Catholic community in ...
C Street House Used Interns As Servants, Author Tells Rachel Maddow (VIDEO)
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