The Real-Life Tale of a Domestic Worker
By UN Women
Sep 26 2016 (IPS) – Snow White is from Karen State, Myanmar. Her father died when she was 11, leaving her responsible for the care of her mother and younger siblings. Lacking opportunity and education in her hometown, Snow White joined a group of friends hoping to be smuggled into Thailand to find work as domestic workers, setting off a harrowing journey that nearly left her dead. Watch our story to find out how Snow White’s story unfolds.
This story, part of the “Where I am” editorial series, was replicated from the UN Women websitehttp://www.unwomen.org/ IPS is an official partner of UN Women’s Step It Up! Media Compact.