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Al Jazeera – 101 East: Exploited: Filipino Workers in Geneva


May 28, 2021

Across Geneva, Switzerland, tens of thousands of undocumented Filipino workers cook meals, clean homes and care for wealthy families. But their own accommodation is a daily struggle. At the mercy of so-called “slumlords”, they are forced to pay exorbitant rates in a sordid trade in which apartments are rented out by the room. Six people are often crammed in a small one-bedroom flat. 101 East exposes the exploitation of vulnerable Filipino workers in one of the richest countries in the world.

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