Matters arising out of the work of the 100th Session (2011) of the International Labour Conference.
Follow-up to the adoption of the resolution concerning efforts to make decent work a reality for domestic workers worldwide.
The paper provides a brief overview of the rationale for and the overall thrust and content of the new Domestic Workers Convention (No. 189), and Recommendation (No. 201) that were adopted through tripartite consensus and with overwhelming support by the Conference in June 2011. The paper also lays down the priorities, geographical and thematic scope and institutional set of a possible strategy for action aimed at giving effect, within existing resources, to the resolution concerning efforts to make decent work a reality for domestic workers worldwide.