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    The Inequality and Abuse of Domestic Workers Unknown to a majority of people, many injustices are faced by immigrant women who come to America looking for domestic work. The women are unequally treated with low pay and harsh working conditions because of their gender, race, and culture differences. America deems itself a land of freedom and equality, but why does that stop when dealing with foreign newcomers? Immigrant domestic workers who face inequality and abuse are in need of help in America. As a nation that founded itself on equality and freedom, those findings need to be practiced and exercised for everyone, including immigrants to America. In foreign countries, the men in the family never help the women or have to work away from…

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    standing putting machine-washed cloths on the clothesline or/and folding them, cooking, or planning for cooking, for example, chopping vegetables and making mixture, or cooking a piece of meal, ironing , housekeeping and extensions of these outside the home, for example, shopping. Domestic worker also work for childcare or care of elderly people. There are no standard standards that choose working conditions. All things considered, employers choose wages however this is frequently the "rate"…

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    I had recently watched the Movie The Help and it’s interesting to read in the article everything that I saw within the movie. That of which was use of domestic workers to liberate the middle and upper class woman of responsibilities of child care, kitchen work, and other house chores. Not only was it a sign of status to be able to afford domestic workers but it’s interesting to think that in order for some woman to liberate themselves they domestic others. Within the reading they emphasize the…

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    Introduction Hypothesis: Domestic workers are being mistreated and their rights are being violated as the government is not helping their cause Aim: to determine how domestic workers are being treated and if their rights are being violated. I determined how domestic workers are being treated during post apartheid in comparison to how they were treated pre apartheid and during Apartheid and determined if unfair treatment is still carrying on. This was done by looking at the rights of the…

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    In today’s world, people think that all women and men workers around the world are being payed equally, but as some people know, that is not a case. Most of the time when people think about work, they think about paid work. However, some women around the world, they usually work as domestic workers. Domestic work is part of nonstandard work. It is people who works as an employee in companies, stores or other people’s house and get paid for a specific period of time. The reason women take this…

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    Define Human Trafficking

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    on forced labour is often understated because this form of human trafficking is often difficult to detect. The report points out that women and children are the most vulnerable victims of human trafficking. Children,alone, make up at least 20% of the human trafficking victims. Additionally, UNODC noted that the most affected regions are the poor states especially in areas such as Africa, South East Asia and southern Americas (United Nations Office n Drug and Crime, 2015). In regard to the…

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    time period when handmade items transitioned to manufactured/ mass produced goods and when advances in electricity, science, and medicine were made (“Essay about the Industrial Revolution” 1). During this time, women in the industrial revolution worked to make money through applying themselves in work involving domestic services, factories, mines, the garment industry, and prostitution. However, women were underrated in the eyes of the government and were given smaller wages compared to men.…

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    The Domestic Workforce

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    the 1800’s women all over the world have been an essential part of the domestic workforce. With various duties ranging from cleaning the house along with taking care of the children. It has always been in a female’s nature to be able to run a household effetely. Over the past 5 years the parentage of mistreated and under paid domestic working women has skyrocketed. The cruel and harsh conditions one may face can sometimes be unbelievable and unbearable. In no way, shape or form should this…

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    All four of the articles show the disparities that exist within the work environment. “The Glass Escalator” by Christine L. Williams showed how men not only face a huge advantage in female dominated careers but also discrimination. “The Global Woman” by Barbara Ehrenreich and Arlie Russell Hochschild tell how many immigrant women are leaving their home countries at alarming rates to take on domestic jobs elsewhere. “The Globetrotting Sneaker” by Cynthia Enloe is about how many companies…

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    lessen the ideology of marginalization, but why is it, then, that women are still marginalized in so many areas of their lives? Throughout history, women have been marginalized in multiple aspects of both their public work and the domestic sphere. Although women have made major strides toward abolishing the inequality between men and women, a clear disparity is still prevalent between the genders. Women have faced many challenges despite their political and legal strides such as equal pay and…

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