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Maid in Jordan

  • By: Qwaider

  • On:Thursday, August 24, 2006 10:41:06 PM
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    No no, that's not a typo. And this is really about maids in Jordan.

    maid

    It's no secret that a growing segment of the middle and upper middle classes employing the services of imported domestic helpers in their homes.

    While this phenomenon is not new, what is actually interesting is the growth of the households that employ them. Many times the household would consist of a Man and his wife, and possibly one child.

    Yet we see a growing number of these imported "Slave workers" into Jordan and I see a trend that I don't really appreciate or like. To say the least.

    The problem with this is that this maid is being paid less than $100 a month for her services. And for the most part deprived of many aspects of her humanity. From fixed work hours to being the subject for domestic violence, torture and rape.

    In addition to all of these harmful effects, these maids are denied access to proper medical care, marriage, communications, travel and any citizen rights.

    Am I crazy? Did I say "Citizen"?

    First of all these are human beings with impulses and needs just like any "Lady" in the society. Being deprived of all of that might be a recipe for disaster. Yes, your teenage daughter is not the only one suffering from emotional and hormonal imbalances. These maids have feelings and emotions too.

    Second, it's every human's right to get the citizenship of the country he has been living and working in for many many years.

    Now what is the effect of this on the economy?

    I would say HUGE. Not only are millions hard currency being hemorrhaged out of the country. But it superficially inflates the unemployment rates. What would a Jordanian who has no job do? Work in houses? That's no longer an option, they can't compete with the imported workforce.

    Do they have rights and minimum wage? Of course not

    Are they being paid like a Jordanian? No way in hell (one would argue, even Jordanians are not being paid as human beings, but they still import maids)

    In the USA, there are strict rules governing these matters. Minimum wage is an absolute, it doesn't take into consideration the origin of the worker and provides fairness in opportunity to the local and the imported workforce. No one should be unemployed because his job was lost to "imported" workers when he's fit, willing and able to perform it.

    What is also bugging me is the number of women requesting this as a necessity of life! Come on when the lady is a House wife, what the hell does she need a maid for? Just to show off? or is it because of the burdens of the modern life mandates that? It certainly is not the case in the western world.

    Mark my words, the days of maids are numbered... And we might be the last generation to see these social plagues. One day soon, when the world is a little bit more "fair" these things will cease to exist.

    But for now, enjoy having  your kid being fluent in Sri-lankan

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    • #1
    • afaf
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    • On: 8/24/2006 11:41:47 PM
    i like that dress.where did u get this picture from??
    Qwaider..this is a very sesitive subject to me...

    you will never believe this..I have 3 toddlers..they r so you ng so yes I need help..and I have a maid..
    the cute thing is this..I don't sleep at night bec I don't like her to wake up with them during the night...so I don't sleep..
    and in the daytime..I don't trust her with them...I am afraid they will learn her language...etc. so I don't sleep..
    at the end she sleeps better than I do..."I think I don't really need a maid" :)
    Maybe you don't :)
    3 Todlers, masha2allah, I thought you said you were 24. I'm impressed. Allah ykhalleelek eyyahom oo ykhalleeki elhom. Masha2allah.
    • #4
    • 7ala
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    • On: 8/25/2006 12:43:46 AM
    E7kily halla2 enno elmaids kaman fashkhara zyadeh zai el3ors w elmaher w hai el2osas ??!!  kheff 3alaina shwai ya ebny !
    hehehehe sho ra2yak a3mallak 3aj2a zai elly 3meltha fi elpost elmadi ??!!
    The dress is nice bs ma beddy zayyo :)
    ya 7aram ana jd ba7zan 3alehom elmaids.

    Loudsilence mashallah 3aleke, 24 with 3 kids , mashallah jd:)
    • #5
    • Anonymous
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    • On: 8/25/2006 12:50:23 AM
    I think ladies in Jordan need to limit the number of times they get a manicure/pedicure per week, the number of hours they spend per day watching soaps, the number of hours spent per day talking on the phone (of which 99% is pure gossip)and get off their behinds and do some work!

    I don't have anything against having extra help if needed,(and at the same time, it's providing an income for underpriviliged families - but I am not so suer 100$ a month is too much help!)but I think many of those who have maids don't need them!
    Seriously ... masha2allah ... over achiever ...
    As for the dress ... I was looking for Hayfa wahbe's picture, but couldn't find it (the one where she looks like a french maid) oo btitjawwaz "Sa3d El 7areeri" in the song...

    Bas you know, many people would think if they had a maid like this ... lasho bidhom yjeebolha Madam ti3mel 3aliha boss ;-)
    • #7
    • 7ala
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    • On: 8/25/2006 1:08:17 AM
    lasho elmadam ??!!! I think I changed my mind ... khalas ma fi da3y lalmaids , aslan lasho elmaids ? 3alfadi ma benfa3o , benjibhom w bneshteghel 3anhom, so leh elfashkhara elzaydeh hai ?! Undecided no need for maids Frown


    No I didn't tell you how old I am Qwaider..I think u r mistaking me with someone else..

    anyway, I am not 24...I am older..and yes its blessing to have 3 kids..alhamdulilah
    سوري كتير.. الله يعطيكي عل قد نيتك يا رب
    بس برضو ماشاء الله ... بطلة الله يخليهم و يخليكي و يخلي ابوهم .. (وخوالهم وعمومهم و جدودهم.. والجميع) ...برافو
    • #10
    • 7ala
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    • On: 8/25/2006 1:28:00 AM
    yaaaaaaay smilies :-) min wain ejo hadol ??!! shkelhom mo3awwaq bs mashi 7alhom hehehhee

    Ma3lesh loudsilence Qwaider be3mal aflam la7alo , ma ba3raf min sho beseer ma3o hek bs allah be3een heheheh elmoshkeleh ana kammalt elfilm ma3o .. I feel stupid :/
    • #11
    • Iman
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    • On: 8/25/2006 2:29:42 AM
    if all the ladies in jordan squeezed a few hours in between the number of hours spent in salons, malls, on the phone, watching soaps, then they wont need a maid!

    Well, i sort of do not agree with the fact that live in maids are NEEDED in the society in Amman or else where, but i think if the family can afford it, it has young ones and the mom works outside the house, the Mom in the household has a big family and a lot of house work and she needs help on a daily basis due to the lifestyle her family leads, or in some cases, old and ill women who live alone, that their kids never took them in-but this is another subject!- i do not see why those type of people should not get a maid.
    Many conditions should be written in the work contract though, some items should list the maids rights and obligations and some items to list the rights and obligations of the employer. Some of the items should state that the employer has to treat the maid humanly, set certain hours for her to work daily and pay accordingly, provide for the maid her own private space -she does not share a room with the kids or sleeps on the kitchen floor AND not make her feel like the employer is doing her a great favor by employing her. No hitting, no abusing of any kind, feed her well and just plain good treatment. In return she should have obligations that she has to fulfil in her employment, such as end of service bonus, ticket back home,  these are some of the points that should be in that contract.

    Most of the workers that come and work in the middle east come from poverty, they have never seen homes, even smaller homes and apartments like the ones in Amman and just do not know how to do house work, take care of the kids or even cook, after two years of working, they graduate from the work place as good cooks and "sometimes" they learn how to be good nannys or clean well, most of them do not know how to clean in nature, but this is where they came from. the $100 goes a long way in their countires, it will never make them rich, but it will help their families survive.

    i do not think that unemployeed female jordaninas would want to work as house maids...it is not acceptable in the culture and their families will not allow such thing, they would rather die than let their daughters or wives work as maids. Me personally...I like having a maid, even if I do not work, and even if my lifestyle is not that busy, but I treat her well and I value her services highly in every possible way i can.

    “What is also bugging me is the number of women requesting this as a necessity of life! Come on when the lady is a House wife, what the hell does she need a maid for? Just to show off? or is it because of the burdens of the modern life mandates that? It certainly is not the case in the western world.”


    Well a housemaid is a MUST 3endi even if I’m not working. PERIOD

    I would do more useful stuff & more important activities than cooking and mopping the floor!
    What about those who don’t like the household work in the first place? Who are not used to it!

    BUT
    Raisng the kids is the mom’s sole responsibility but I might employ a well educated nany to sit with me kid

    So at the end of the day my kidoo will be fluent in either french or English!!! Haha
    Many times we have tried to get women into the domestic cleaning market here in Jordan.  But it is just impossible.  Families will not allow their daughters to work in homes or in hotels.
    I read a really good article about a year ago about the effect that all these maids leaving their homes to work overseas has on their own homes and families.  It was really eye opening.  

    It said a lot of them get married young, have a few kids, then go overseas to work.  They're sending money back home for the kids to  be fed and educated, but often, the men who receive the money just use it to by alcohol.  A steady supply of money plus the effects of the alcohol demotivates the men from working, so they just live off their wife's income.  When the lady returns home, she finds a drunken husband, grown kids who don't know her, and no savings.  

    Imagine a society without women and mothers.  Will that be a healthy society?  On the other hand, imagine the effects on these women, who live without community.  They spend their lives as a "third wheel" in a family who only wants them as a machine, not as a person.

    It's something we don't often consider here in Jordan.  In addition to the costs of salary, work permits, and plane tickets, we should consider the social costs of removing these ladies from their communities for long periods of time.  The world is getting smaller every day-- we may think social problems in Sri Lanka are "not our problem", but they soon could be.
    Arab Lady, that is certainly your right. But what have you done to earn such a privilege of having a slave worker in your house? What makes you better than this Sri Lankan?
    Patricia, thank you so much for visiting :)  Yeah, apparently people would rather starve and beg in the streets than do these jobs. How sad.
    Rebecca, Awesome to see you here. You're absolutely right. There are social, and economical factors in place. Many of these bum husbands end up marrying other younger women and send them off to the slave labour of the middle east. It doesn't matter what she does as long as there is a steady flow of cash. While he holds her family, kids and all hostage till she returns.
    Many don't even see a cent of the money they earned.
    • #17
    • dalia
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    • On: 8/27/2006 9:08:45 AM
    Regarding the rights of maids here in Jordan.. I mean the non-existing rights.. and I've heard of this is many many many families!
    They don't get a day off.
    They are not allowed to even 'talk' to other maids in the neighbourhood!
    I really wonder how people could get so cruel
    Even if some cases show maids conspire witn their peers to run away or steal or whatever.. this doesn't mean all do this, and this is no excuse to deprive human beings of their simplest rights.
    Mr. Qwaider

    We don’t mistreat housemaids….my mom has her breakfast with our housemaid ON THE SAME TABLE EVERY DAY…I don’t think that all families do the same thing……! Do they?!!!

    She breaks wutever she wants….glasses jars..blab blah and no body blames her or even talks  2 her !
    I feel sorry 4 the girls/women whose social and financial situations led them to serving houses….if they were given the opportunity, they would have been better than us! Who knows! Bas el zaman ta3eees

    I always encourage our house maid 2 continue her education so that she wont work as a housemaid 4 the rest of her life! So stop “esasak el fartaa”!


    "But what have you done to earn such a privilege of having a slave worker in your house? What makes you better than this Sri Lankan?"


    I didn’t say that I have  any privilege…I’m not better than anybody….
    Ba3deen we don’t call them sha’3alat or khadame just not 2 hurt their feelings…u wanna better than this……..if u wanna something better then go blame the governments 4 having poverty and illiteracy …
    Arab Lady, Tawwli balek .... I didn't mean that in the way you got it
    And what you're doing is definitely the "exception" to the rule.
    But your earlier statement "Well a housemaid is a MUST 3endi even if I’m not working. PERIOD" that to me is pretty much Dala3
    Now I know you have 3 kids and all, and you probably need help. But that's not a "MUST", not by a long shot
    Look I don't want to tell you what you should or shouldn't do. It's your choice.
    Excuse me..3 kids ^o)…men wen ejo dakhilak

    3 kids b4 getting married! We said bosa ok but…..esta’3farallah  ;)

    ana mtawli bali …eno its just a discussion…..pretty much dala3 maybe!

    Having some sort of humanitarian activities …Involving in social activities…or hata Reading a book……..blab blah

    are all much better that mopping the floor myself

    After all it’s just a point of view….ekhtilaf el ra2i la yofsed lil wedi ….dunno the rest I guess its qadiya!
    LOL!!!!!  Sorry, I'm mixing up my readers I guess ... sorry ...
    This is soooooooo funny
    lel Wid qadyyeh :)
    Qwaider

    The in house maid is an issue that cannot be judged like that, it should be looked at case by case, someone mentioned an old lady that cannot do all the house work, or a family with a big house, a mom with several young children. All these ladies cannot possibly do all the house work alone, so they employ the these maids, which is their right.

    In some cases it is dala3 and fash5ara I totally agree, but don't generalize its never a good way to look at a subject.

    From another point of view, women in Islam have the right to a maid if her husband can afford it, since her duty is to raise the children and take care o her husband, so who are we to ban a thing that Allah has approved ?
    It is possible for a woman to work very hard and keep a big house clean and a big family fed and taken care of, but that is the only thing she will be able to do, period !! so you say she has no right of a fulfilling life jut because she can manage ? this is a bit harsh don't you think  
    Your use of words is just not acceptable in my book, bidoon za3al. "Can't Possibly do it" maybe she has More house than she needs!
    We're such a bloated society!
    Women in Islam "HAVE THE RIGHT!!!!????" Sho Tamara, badaina nifti!? What are you talking about! This is totally bogus!
    You morphed it into a LAW now! for god's sake! Please, la tifti like that! because frankly, with all due respect, that is BULLSHIT!
    As for day to day chores, everyone has these. And No matter how much work that could be shared by the couple and even the kids
    Many families in the US, and even big ones with big families, can't afford having maids, and they manage!
    The fact that we take advantage of poverty stricken society doesn't make this so unethical
    But to that I would say, Women of today, enjoy it, because your daughters might not

    Tamara, again, please min ghair za3al on the ifta2 part
    Qwaider

    My mom (MD) raised us without a maid, well at least not the type you're talking about, we all have chores and responsibilities around the house, this is so you know I'm not defending my personal way of life.

    I personally know a lady she has nine kids, a humongous house and busy social life "meaning 3azayem" and gusts all the time in the house, now the huge house, the life style and the number of kids were not her choice !! it was her husband …according to you its her problem ! and she can possibly do all that, by the way the kids help around the house even with the maid but they have tons of work always.

    I know more examples in which they do actually need the maids, so don't generalize.

    And I was not giving ifta2, but I will not discuss this until I have the actual passage that proves my point to be valid and not a fiction of my imagination.
    Tamara ... tamara ... tamara ...
    It's not the lady's problem (alone)
    It's Her husband's too. And Masha2allah 9 kids is a lot (sara7a) although I love large families
    And you bet it wasn't her "choice" alone ;) that is funny. Yeah, he made them all by himself ... but that's another issue
    I can feel innek you got upset. And I'm sorry, that wasn't my intention.
    On top of all of that. You feel I'm generalizing, and I hate to be patronized like that. I have the right to reach conclusions and state them. And that's not generalizing. And there is nothing wrong with generalizing.
    What I'm saying is that more and more people are getting maids that they treat like slaves when they don't even need them, the "exceptions" to this case might be the lady you mentioned. But a 3aroosa and her 3arees certainly don't need a maid! All they need is a little cooperation

    Now Tamara, please, don't get upset. Women are taking this as a Right when it's obviously not!
    I'm not upset with you Q ....your too sweet to get upset with   : D

    And I'm certainly not trying to patronize you, I just feel that you generalizing- stating my opinion-, while I AGREE that many if not most people do not need maids, we personally make do with a lady that helps with general cleaning. but I do not judge people who actually do need them

    But As for the ift2 give me a little time and I will find it
    • #27
    • kinzi
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    • On: 8/28/2006 12:04:48 AM
    Qwaider, it's always good to see a man get involved in this issue.

    Lina E had a great post about this a few months ago that I wrote quite a bit on. In thinking since then, I do believe that the greatest danger for women having full-time help is becoming lazy, discontent and thinking housework is beneath them. which automatically puts the woman doingthe work beneath them too.

    As much as women say they love their helpers, the helpers know very well what the truth is. I think housework keeps you humble and near the lot of most women in the world, which is a good thing. All that said, I have a helper who comes for an afternoon weekly. We work together and I thank God for her.
    lol, well, if men did actually help doing some household, cleaning, and maybe even washing and ironing, perhaps women wouldn't have asked for 1 ;)

    u think they r being paid minimum wage? well, just for ur info, their salary ranges from 150-250$, and in some cases, even more, which is more than what an engineer here used to get ;) and for sure, more than the lady that cleans uni takes... (i don't think her salary is more than 80 jds...)

    to those maids, this is a great salary, they wouldn't have dreamed of it in their own countries even if they worked in any other field, maids in egypt get less than 500 egyptian pounds, wich is smth like 50 jds? so why do u feel sorry for those who come from other parts of the world?

    i don't think they would have agreed to get that job if they didn't see that it would help them improve their situation back home... if they weren't allowed to work as maids, then how r they supposed to provide for their families? specially if they have no skills or education at all???? (ya3nee el she7deh a7san!!!)

    "these maids are denied access to proper medical care, marriage, communications, travel and any citizen rights. " they do get medical care, and some maids r already married with kids, and some come to work here with their husbands :) (they work as farmers or gardeners)

    "From fixed work hours to being the subject for domestic violence, torture and rape." can u deny that even in America, this might happen to "ordinary" employees who r working in a firm? am not saying this is right, am against it, but the truth is, this type of danger can be found anywhere! and we as women know that :)

    if ur so worried about money going out of the country, then ppl can do the same as they did more than 20 years ago, there was what we call a "lafaieh" or dada who passed by the houses offering her help, and gets paid daily... bel sham, they still have this, they do even have syrian maids at houses too! (and no! it's no slavery coz she can leave!!! a slave doesn't get paid, he is not a free person, he is owned, and he is not allowed to leave!)

    ur against women asking for help at home, well, my mom has 7 kids, and a huge 4 floors house, and we usually have lots of guests, so plz tell me how on earth was she supposed to take care of the house, us, the naughty 7 kids, and the guests at the same time, and still be capable of finding some time for herself and dad with no extra help offered :) as a matter of fact, i still have no idea how did she manage doing that even with the maids around!
    The salaries of Maids in Jordan rarely exceed $100 a month.
    The only reason they agreed to these conditions is that the situations back in their home countries are worse, and therefore their misery and suffering is being exploited for our women to enjoy keeping pretty nails.
    Some of these maids come with university degrees, and absolutely not beggars. The lady of the house might not be as educated in some cases. Anywhere else in the world, and specifically in America there are strict rules that govern and protect employees. At least the law is there to protect them. Any abuse is totally untreated.
    What I'm saying is that what we're seeing today is a form of slavery. It's not the same as the slavery in the classical terms. But it's still a form of slavery.
    Now, you may justify it in any way you like, but the issue still remains. A newly wed couple REALLY don't need a maid. A mother of 7 yeah, sure, she must need some domestic help, but not maids in the way maids are being imported and traded these days
    the new law demands that maids r to be paid atleast %150, but that's not the issue here :)
    if ur looking at it this way, then rn't those indian programmers slaves too? the chineese workers who work in fabrics factories for 60jds, or those who come to gulf countries to work as taxi drivers? mexicans who work for the US factories for few cents per hour?

    slavery that holds this concept comes in many forms... even u and i r sort of slaves :) we're not fully allowed to express our thoughts freely, and there is always some1 watching our actions, and at any moment, some1 can forbid u from leaving the country or accessing ur bank account...

    i do agree with u that newly weds don't need a maid, but in some cases, we really can't live without them! the point is, there is nthg wrong with the idea of getting some extra help at home when needed (which is having a maid these days) as long as they don't get abused, and i can assure u that lots of those maids in living 1000 times better here than they did back home... ofcourse, there r always some exceptions...
    If someone is taking drugs in China this doesn't make it OK for someone else in Jordan to take them too. With all due respect, this logic is flawed.

    There is not law stating the minimum wage for these workers and the figure you gave is factually incorrect.

    All the examples you gave (as convenient and as skewed you chose to modify them) are not the same, these people you mentioned usually have fixed working hours and other benefits.

    And yes, we're all slaves in so many ways.

    Newly weds, small families, and the majority of families don't really need maids they're usually there for show off and to allow the lady of the house to be lazy, and show her prestige.

    Now regarding the conditions of their native countries. Who are we to decide that a woman away from her children, deprived from the least amount of humanity and freedom is better off than where she was, between her kids and having her basic human rights. She might be in a better bed, but that sure doesn't make sleep easier
    • #32
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    • On: 11/27/2007 10:40:50 AM
    You argue that the US have minimum wage regulations and all that. You have ignored the HUGE fact that in the USA illegal Hispanic workers have no rights whatsoever and in every aspect they are no different from maids in jorda. perhaps one difference is that if a maid gets abused in jordan the LAW does protect her while in the USA the law demands that the Hispanics be deported which results in more abuse and covering up on it. Wake up mate! you are living in a dream
    The difference is that the Hispanics have illegally entered the country to work in these lower paying jobs. While maids in Jordan are closer to slavery than labor
    Both are bad conditions and I hope they don't continue. There needs to be some firm regulation to protect foreign workers and force people to respect and appreciate their work
    • #34
    • dgs
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    • On: 12/12/2007 12:42:23 AM
    While I appreciate this article which I randomly found on google - I have a few points to say.  Let us lay things out evenly in order to assess a situation fairly.

    Yes I agree that the maid business here is a 'slabve trade'  there needs to be minimum wage, certain working hours and for heavens sake they need to be treated as humans whereby they have the food they can eat which they need to work and live, we need to be able to conversate with them and under no circumstances should we abuse them at all!

    However, some people do need maids - i am not saying where they slave them away but in order to help with the chores of the house.  i have always grown up with (i dont like to use the term maids)  housekeeprs or domestic cleaners all my life.  However, my mother has always treated them like a part of our family.  They eat the same food we eat, they get gifts at schristmas and on their birthdays - we take them to church for midnight mass, when we have family parties - they welcome themselves in and dance with us.  we bring them a cake on their birthday and all our "charity" bags of good clothes which are not worn are given to them and their kids.  Anything they need is provided - they do not get certain food to eat.  They help themselves with the coffee, herbal tea, nuts, fruits and chocolates and no one has ever stopped them! We shop for them and make sure they have clothes for the winter - we take them to the doctor/dentist and give them days off when they are sick and when they ask and tell them not to work on fridays. I think they live quite a good life here.  and i think this is the way they should be treated! i dont think anything less.

    One of our housekeepers whos contract ended wanted to go home - however her agency turned out to be a bastard and tried to make a move on her so she called my father who got engraged and asked her to come back.  She is still 3 months later at the mebassy trying to fight her case so the bastard can pay her to go home.  Every week we buy her food as the embassy (her own embassy) do not feed her bu cabbage all day and no breakfast.  When she called and cried and said she was sick - we bought her panadol, vitamin c, antibiotic and cough medicine.  i think we treat our housekeeprs properly and with respect.  Howevr not all of them are good either.  There are many liars which unfortunately make it look bad for the innocent ones such as the one who was working for us.  We had one who stole from us and now we find out that she went to another house and stole and is currently in jail. We had one come who was so scared to look us in the eyes and after we asked her what was wrong she explained how she was beaten by her employers husband.

    I do not think it is wrong to get some help at home - however, i do think it is wrong to make them work too many hours all day - to not feed them right and to not treat them as part of the family.  in the end we should not look at our selves so highly upon bevcause we are all human and what comes around goes around!  I just thank that we have not treated anyonw badly and i hope that whatever house they go on to afterwards, they will be treated with the same respect and appreciation they deserve.  in the end of the day let us not be bitter about someone who can afford help (and i am talking about someone who treats tem well)  it is not wrong and these ppl are here to work as well and they need the money.  it is not all about prestige it is merely getting help around the house when needed.

    PS - throwing ure kids on ure nanny is WRONG.  dont have kids if ure not willing to look after them ureself.  all their memories will not be with their mother and that is sad.

    PPS - i thank u for this article and i hope it raises more awareness around jordan because unfortunately as arabs we have no knowledge of what human right is!  if we did - we would enforce laws to protect all people whether rich or poor, arab or non-arab.

    Thak you and peace!
    That's an excellent comment, Thank you very much for voicing your ideas here.
    I know there are many people who Need domestic help, and I understand that most people treat their maids compassionately, and humanely. As everyone should. We really need to raise everyone's awareness on these matters, and have them all follow your family's lead.
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    Too bad these maid robots from Japan are 10 years away from mass production
    http://japansugoi.com/wordpress/maid-robot-from-japan/

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    Hello,
    no all workers in the U.S have rights. There are around 14 million illegal latinos who work (under the table) with no rights of any kind. Many are even paid below the minimum wage.
    You too can have your Memories Documented

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