News and articles on domestic work
Engaging Indonesian mass media to advocate ILO’s Violence and Harassment Convention
01 April 2022
A series of media engagement activities, jointly conducted by the ILO and the Alliance of Independent Journalist (AJI) Indonesia, encourage a greater involvement of mass media in a global and national campaign on the ratification of ILO’s Violence and Harassment Convention.
Including migrants in post-COVID-19 recovery
15 February 2022
Getting back on track after COVID-19 and enhancing the contribution of human mobility to sustainable development will require better integration of migrants with the communities that host them.
Guidance on occupational safety and health for domestic workers and employers to prevent and mitigate COVID-19
21 January 2022
ILO: 2.2 million workers affected by Typhoon Odette in the Philippines
14 January 2022
One month since Super Typhoon Odette (Rai) hit the Philippines, a new ILO assessment reveals nearly 2.2 million workers have been directly affected.
International Migrants Day
Winners of the 2021 ILO Global Media Competition on Labour Migration
17 December 2021
The competition aims to promote balanced and ethical reporting on migrants and labour migration and encourage the media to address stereotypes and misconceptions.
ILO in action
We help migrant domestic workers overcome the pandemic
15 December 2021
ILO Senior Labour Migration Specialist, Gloria Moreno-Fontes, speaks from Pretoria about the Southern Africa Migration Management (SAMM) Project, which aims to improve migration management in the Southern Africa and Indian Ocean region. The project is funded by the European Commission and implemented by the ILO in collaboration with the International Organisation for Migration (IOM), the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).
Young workers urge the elimination of workplace violence and harassment
18 October 2021
As part of the promotion for the ratification of the ILO Convention No. 190, the ILO took part in the discussion with young workers who aspired for workplace free from violence and harassment.