Sabrina Marchetti (PhD) is an Associate Professor at Ca' Foscari University in Venice, Italy. She specialises on issues of gender, welfare, labour and migration, with a specific focus on the question of migrant domestic work. Amongst her publications: “Black Girls. Migrant Domestic Workers and Colonial Legacies” (Brill, 2014) and “Employers, Agencies and Immigration: Paying for Care” (Ashgate 2015, with Anna Triandafyllidou). For more info see her personal website
Published in: Migrant FuturesMigrant domestic and care workers: high risk but low protection
Despite the challenges, domestic and care workers are seizing the moment to build power and create a more caring society.
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...
Domestic workers speak: a global landscape of voices for labour rights and social recognition
Less than 20 years ago domestic workers began to demand rights and recognition. A new series shows that while...
Regulating or awareness-raising to avoid severe exploitation? Employers in the migrant domestic sector
People who hire domestic workers often neglect their responsibilities as employers. In such cases awareness raising...