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U.N. Agency Watches Out For Domestic Workers

NPR | Jan. 9, 2013 3:35 a.m. | Updated: Jan. 9, 2013 6:08 a.m.

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Margot Adler

The International Labor Organization, the U.N. agency that deals with labor issues, has released a report on the growing number of domestic workers around the globe and their lack of legal and worker protections. There are almost 53 million domestic workers and 83 percent are women. They have often been ignored by policy makers.

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