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BBC Africa Eye Investigates the Hidden Lives of “Housegirls” in Kenya



The new BBC Africa Eye documentary tells the story of “Housegirls” in Kenya, young women, most of who leave their villages in neighbouring Uganda  to find jobs as domestic staff.

Some of them face ill treatment and abuse in the hands of their employers.

Nancy Kacungira has been investigating why young women living near Uganda’s border are leaving their villages to find work in Kenya and this documentary shares the stories of two girls in their journey to find work.


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