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What's Next For Domestic Workers In The Age Of #MeToo?

This article originally appeared on Here and Now

After appearing with Meryl Streep at the Golden Globe awards, Ashoka Fellow Ai-Jen Poo joins Here & Now's Robin Young to talk about "What's Next For Domestic Workers In The Age Of #MeToo?"

One year after the Women's March, the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements have helped create momentum among women from diverse communities — fighting issues including sexual harassment, but also pushing for equal pay, worker's rights and legal protections.

Ai-Jen Poo is executive director of the National Domestic Works Alliance, which represents and advocates for domestic workers.

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Ashoka Fellow Ai-jen Poo is building a new movement for one of the most excluded sectors of the American service industry, domestic care workers, that aligns them with the needs and demands of today’s economy while preserving and promoting dignity in their relationships.