Domestic workers’ rights and slavery

The Guardian: Two hundred years ago slavery was socially acceptable – it was part of life. It was only when it became part of a political agenda that this changed. As you report (8 April) that film director Steve McQueen and others throw their support behind demands for planned anti-slavery laws to be toughened up, Care also demands that the focus goes beyond that of organised criminals and “victims” to the estimated 68 million domestic workers who dwell behind the closed doors of people’s homes.

Read more: http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/apr/09/domestic-workers-rights-and-slavery

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