The coronavirus pandemic has hit undocumented people, domestic workers, homeless people, sex workers, and other marginalized communities hardest.
Kamala Harris is proposing a "bill of rights" to protect a workforce made up almost entirely of women and women of color.
The hugely popular messaging service provides an unlikely lifeline for migrant women working as live-in maids and nannies.
She had been "roasted like a pig.”
Most domestic workers work alone as nannies, house cleaners, or in-home healthcare workers—leaving them particularly vulnerable to harassment, and with few options for recourse or protection.
For working-class women in the Philippines, becoming a live-in domestic employee abroad is a chance to provide for themselves and their families. But they often face exploitation and debt from training centers, employment agencies, and the employers...
Around the world, female migrant workers perform the bulk of domestic labor in households that are not their own—but their work is often invisible. An expert explains what would happen if these women did not exist.
VICE News spoke to some of the individuals and organizations working to help abused domestic workers escape Saudi Arabia. Somalia has just announced an agreement to send 50,000 women there each year.
Women across Mexico work in private homes without contracts, paid leave, vacations, or protection against abuses. Less than 200 Mexicans house cleaners have signed on so far to join the new union.
We talked to historian Premilla Nadasen about her new book, "Household Workers Unite," and about how white savior narratives are bullshit.