COVID-19 shows why domestic workers need same rights and protection as others

Liliam Marrero, General Secretary of UNFETRAH-FENAMUTRA

Personally, COVID-19 has impacted me very badly. I have been a domestic worker and care-giver all my life. For more than seven years I have taken care of a 95-year-old woman in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. But now I am in quarantine at my house with no salary. My employer terminated me without payment because she can’t pay me.

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