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About Himaya Montenegro

Himaya Montenegro is currently programme staff of the Labor Education and Research Network (LEARN) and organiser of UNITED, the domestic workers’ union in the Philippines. Himaya is a former domestic worker who continued her studies as a daycare teacher sponsored by LEARN. She was then recruited in LEARN as the lead organiser for domestic workers in the Philippines.

Articles by Himaya Montenegro

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Julian Richards is openDemocracy’s managing editor.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

The Filipino Kasambahay’s long struggle against invisibility

With more than one million domestic workers in the Philippines there is massive potential for collective action. From small beginnings huge strides have already been made.

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