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Holy See diplomat welcomes UN document on domestic workers

Catholic World News - June 17, 2011

Archbishop Silvano Tomasi, the Holy See’s representative at UN offices in Geneva, welcomed the International Labor Organization’s approval of the International Convention for Domestic Workers’ Rights.

Most of the 60-100 million domestic workers, Archbishop Tomasi said, are women, and many are immigrants; some, particularly young girls, have suffered abuses of their rights. The archbishop noted the phenomenon of “transnational families”: non-European women migrate to Europe to work in homes in which husbands and wives work outside the home.

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