Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Labor Rights for All: The Fight Against Modern-Day Slavery | Human Rights Watch

Source:  Human Rights Watch

Women from 40 countries—nannies, housecleaners, community organizers, and trade unionists—gathered in Uruguay at the end of October to establish the first global federation of domestic workers. There were few television cameras, no celebrities to give a keynote speech, no large commitments of donor aid. In fact there were none of the trappings of the numerous international conferences to fight the enormous social ills of forced labor, trafficking, and labor exploitation.

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