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About Eileen Boris

Eileen Boris is Hull Professor of Feminist Studies and Professor of History, Black Studies, and Global Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She writes on the home as a workplace and the racialised gendered state. She is the author, with Jennifer Klein, of Caring for America: Home Health Workers in the Shadow of the Welfare State. Her latest book is Women's ILO: Transnational Networks, Global Labour Standards, and Gender Equity, co-edited with Dorothea Hoehtker and Susan Zimmermann. She tweets @eileen_boris.

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Clare Sambrook

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Beyond ‘maids and madams’: can employers be allies in new policies for domestic workers’ rights?

Workers have led significant campaigns the fight for domestic workers rights. But what about employers? How can they contribute to the fight?

Workers, not slaves: domestic labourers against the law

The global non-recognition of domestic and care workers in law and social policy intensifies their exploitation. Their international movement exposes the gendered structural and legal violence of global capitalism.

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