Former domestic workers discussed their experiences with physical violence on the job--and the strategies they are using to assist domestic workers get rights at work--this week at a panel on Gender-Based Violence in the Workplace at the Solidarity Center. “They treated us like slaves,” said May Joy Guarizo Salapare, describing her experience as a domestic worker for a family in Saudi Arabia. Find out more at the Solidarity Center.
photo: May Joy Guarizo Salapare, Phobsuk Gasing and Myrtle Witbooi traveled to the United States as part of a Solidarity Center exchange program. Credit: National Domestic Workers Alliance