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For Domestic Workers, Like in Netflix’s ‘Maid,’ Wages Are Low and Unemployment Is Still High

Three years ago I had the life-changing experience of watching Roma, the Academy Award-winning movie directed by Alfonso Cuaron, in a theater full of domestic workers, almost exclusively women of color and immigrants. For all of us in the audience, it was the first time we had seen the story of a domestic worker — […]

How ‘Roma’ Reveals the Complex Reality of Domestic Work (Guest Column)

Activist Ai-jen Poo writes about how Alfonso Cuaron's film — premiering on Netflix today — explores the intimacy and vulnerability that every domestic worker experiences.

Golden Globes Time’s Up Activists to Hollywood: “Failure to Pay Women Fairly Is Another Way of Exacting Violence” (Guest Column)

Tarana Burke, who walked the red carpet Jan. 7 with Michelle Williams, speaks out along with two fellow advocates about the disparity between the 'All the Money in the World' actress' compensation and co-star Mark Wahlberg's, challenging the entertainment industry to "swiftly address the system that allows for such inequities."