The subjugation of women is a global problem that extends far beyond domestic work in Asia.
The realms of entertainment and politics dominate the headlines, while sexual harassment and assault of domestic workers goes largely unaddressed.
Driven by passionate professional goals, the writer—and now cheese maker—was embarrassed by her mom’s lack of career. Until she realized why she shouldn’t be.
People who do the work that makes other work possible—child- and home-care workers, most of them women—are joining the 4/15 fight for $15 an hour. But will their voices finally be heard?