News and articles on domestic work

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    Labour legislation

    Spain approves law improving working conditions and social security for domestic workers

    19 September 2022

    The new Spanish legislation will bring the rights of domestic workers into line with those of other employed workers.

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    ILO supports initiatives of Indonesian Manpower Minister to prevent violence and harassment at work

    01 September 2022

    As part of the ILO commitment to create a world of work that is free from violence and harassment as mandated by the ILO’s Convention No. 190 on Violence and Harassment, the ILO supports the establishment of the Equality Task Force and Prevention on Sexual Harassment at Workplace in various provinces.

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    The ILO’s public campaign encourages workers to speak up against harassment and violence at work

    30 August 2022

    The ILO and the Never Okay Project are conducting a series of campaigns to raise awareness and encourage a social movement against harassment and violence at work.

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    I am fighting against abusive domestic work

    29 August 2022

    Myriam Raharilantosoa became a defender of Malagasy migrant domestic workers after finding out about the abuse suffered by her daughter at the hands of employers in Lebanon.

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    The Future of Work Podcast

    Wagner Moura: How to advocate for social change and end slavery

    23 August 2022

    Social injustice is at the heart of Wagner Moura’s commitment and activism to put an end to forced labour and child labour. Listen to the award-winning actor and ILO Goodwill Ambassador in the ILO’s latest Future of Work podcast.

  6. Press release

    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.

  7. Article

    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