Tag: Domestic Workers

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Mona Escapes – The Dream City Podcast, Episode 1

Listen to the story of Mona, a woman who left the Philippines for a better life in the U.S., and ended up having to escape from an abusive employer.

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Filipino Domestic Workers Flee War in Syria, Return Home to No Work

Aurora Almendral reports for PRI’s The World on the challenges faced by Filipino domestic workers in Syria.

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Diplomat’s Servant Exposes Modern Day Slavery in the U.S.

A federal judge’s recent decision on behalf of a South Asian woman illuminates the scourge of human trafficking in America: an untold number of domestic workers are toiling here under slave conditions.

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The Maid and Other Women Like Her: A Filipina Immigrant Perspective

The recent revelation about Arnold Schwarzenegger’s illegitimate child and the scandal surrounding former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn are a reminder of sexual dynamics in many Asian cultures.

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Filipino Nannies: Desired but Unprotected

Undocumented Filipino nannies are highly sought after among wealthy Manhattan families, but they have no protection from abuse.