News and articles on domestic work

  1. Press release

    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

  2. © Kate Holt / Solidarity Center 2024

    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.

  3. © Chalinee Thirasupa / ILO 2024


    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.

  4. #RatifyC190

    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.

  5. #RatifyC190

    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.

  6. #RatifyC190

    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.

  7. Op-Ed

    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.