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About Elizabeth Tang

Elizabeth Tang is the General Secretary of the International Domestic Workers Federation.

Articles by Elizabeth Tang

This week’s front page editor

Rosemary Bechler

Rosemary Bechler is the mainsite editor of openDemocracy.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

“They really think domestic workers are nobody”

Domestic workers, even those legally allowed to work in a country, often find themselves exempt from the same labour protections enjoyed by other workers. Why? Prejudice.

It takes two to tango: how employers can help formalise the domestic work sector

Domestic workers are organising and educating employers on how to be better allies in the fight for domestic workers rights, but employers must also do their part.

Getting the state to switch sides in the fight for workers' rights

Workers can beat big business when they come together, but the fight would certainly be easier if the state were generally on their side.

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