Posts Tagged ‘Domestic workers’

Pasifikas’ contribution to society not fully recognised

Monday, September 14th, 2020
Pasifikas' contribution

The full extent of Pasifikas’ contribution to society and the economy is not fully recognised because of how unpaid work is defined, Dr Seini Taufa says. Taufa is the researcher for Moana Research and Evaluation. A Treasury report has found Pasifika do up to 30 hours of unpaid work per week, including about 27,000 hours Read more

Exploiting nuns must stop, says magazine

Monday, March 5th, 2018

Exploiting nuns by using them for cheap or free labour must stop. The male hierarchy should stop treating them like lowly servants, a Vatican magazine says. Lucetta Scaraffia, who is the editor of the Vatican magazine “Women, Church, World”, says “Until now, no one has had the courage to denounce these things.” She says nuns Read more