Day: December 9, 2016

Behind the cold, insensitive cloak”: The plight of domestic workers in South Africa

In an open letter to her former domestic workers, Emmaleen Kriel reflected on the dynamic underpinning her relationship with them. “I cast my mind back over the years when I was a typical white liberal South African ‘madam’…I feel very strongly how thoughtless and selfish I was,” she writes. “Not out of malice towards black … Continue reading Behind the cold, insensitive cloak”: The plight of domestic workers in South Africa

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