Tuesday, March 13, 2018
"Atlantic" produces inner booklet with three stories of human trafficking and slavery
Rebecca Rosen edits a “booklet” in The Atlantic for March with three life stories of human trafficking.
All three are women who worked domestically. Two are from the Philippines, one from Brazil.
They were generally involved in caregiving as live-ins, and were paid much less than promised contractually. Some did not have good living conditions, as in Boston winters. Some had immigration and visa issues, although the articles do not go into detail on this.
But there is “slavery” in other areas (especially caregiving) besides the sex trafficking which is in the news now because of the FOSTA-SESTA bills in Congress.