Protect the Global Domestic Worker: Report; Canada yet to ratify UN safeguard for 53 million who toil in others’ homes

Tom Sandborn,

Working in other people’s homes is no guarantee of safety and dignity, according to a new report that finds domestics all over the world are vulnerable to economic exploitation, overwork, rape and other forms of physical abuse.

In the wake of that new UN sponsored research, local advocates say that Canada should be doing more to protect those who tend our children, clean our houses, cook our meals and care for the ill and the dying.

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