Women from 40 countries—nannies, housecleaners, community organizers, and trade unionists—gathered in Uruguay at the end of October to establish the first global federation of domestic workers. There were few television cameras, no celebrities to give a keynote speech, no large commitments of donor aid. In fact there were none of the trappings of the numerous international conferences to fight the enormous social ills of forced labor, trafficking, and labor exploitation.
Indeed, mankind is in loss,
Except for those who have believed and done righteous deeds
and advised each other to truth
and advised each other to patience." - (Al-Qur’an 103: 1-3)
Be humble when you are victorious, and smile when you are at loss." - Arabic Proverb (via aestheticintrovert)