News and articles on domestic work
ILO, Quezon City partner for first migrant workers' one-stop shop in Metro Manila
22 August 2022
The ILO and the local government of Quezon City collaborate for a gender-responsive Migrant Worker Resource Centre, the first in Metro Manila operated by the local government in collaboration with civil society, Overseas Filipino Workers/family organizations, and international development partners to serve OFWs and their families, and improve migration and development.
Regional Director meets trade union leaders empowered to 'work in freedom'
29 July 2022
Ms Chihoko Asada-Miyakawa, ILO’s Regional Director for Asia and Pacific, met the women working with the Work in Freedom programme, who shared their struggles and victories from the COVID-19 pandemic
Following the Americas Summit Declaration on migration, ILO reaffirms its commitment to strengthening labour migration governance in the region
29 June 2022
ILO principles are reflected in the Summit declaration and new US guidance on temporary migrant workers
International Domestic Workers Day
Only six per cent of domestic workers have comprehensive social protection, says ILO
16 June 2022
Domestic workers make an important contribution to society, providing vital care for families and households, but they remain undervalued.
Domestic workers need social protection too
15 June 2022
What motivates someone to advocate for workers’ rights? Meet Champa, head of a network of migrant domestic workers, who lives and works in Thailand.
Companies under G20 Empower to create workplace free from violence and harassment
06 May 2022
The ILO and its social partners conducted the capacity building programme for G20 Empower’s companies and state-owned companies to promote the creation of workplace free from violence and harassment.
Indonesian mass media take actions to free the world of work from violence and harassment
07 April 2022
The ILO joins forces with the Alliance of Independent Journalists (AJI) Indonesia to engage Indonesian mass media taking actions to advocate ILO’s Convention No. 190 on Violence and Harassment.