Domestic Workers Must Be Protected

Jean - Migrant Workers

The majority of migrant domestic workers around the world are women and girls and they are extremely vulnerable to violence and abuse. Many leave their homes because of poverty, conflict, climate-related disasters or violence, for the promise of a better life for them and their families. But many countries do not recognise domestic workers and so they are not protected by labour laws and are at risk of labour rights abuses.

Sr Jean Quinn DW, Executive Director of UNANIMA International, shares her insights (2 minute video) and the work being done to redress many of the injustices suffered by migrant women workers. Click here to view the video.

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