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Mexican maids fight for better working conditions

It's estimated that 2.3 million people are domestic workers in Mexico, the vast majority of them women.

It's a sector that's poorly regulated and even more poorly paid - some workers receive as little as $6 a day. But with the creation of a new union, are working conditions set to get a little bit better?

Katy Watson reports from Mexico City.

Filmed and edited by Natasha Pizzey

  • 22 Dec 2015
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