This post is a bit late coming but the events have stayed on my mind since March. Actually, this day, March 7, 2013 marks the day that has been one of the most influential for me to start understanding how powerless it can feel for domestic helpers when the structure is set up in such a way that excludes them from the space to actualize their agency. The day (March 7) I accompanied a domestic helper to magistrate court was the day I realized that indeed, structural inaccess is real, and it is discouraging, and I was for the first time on the losing side of the battle to be counted.
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