Gender-based violence faced by domestic workers

Research into the nature of gender-based violence faced by domestic workers in their workplaces in three South African provinces has uncovered shocking levels of abuse and sexual harassment by employers. The incidences documented in this report, published on 26 September 2020, reveal high levels of impunity by both employers and law enforcement agencies. Zikhona Miso spoke to Siyamthanda Dude, a domestic worker who was physically beaten by her male employer two years ago, about her experience...