International Domestic Workers' Day

Making decent work a reality for domestic workers

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the vital role that domestic workers play in supporting the care needs of households, as well as the vulnerability they face earning a living behind closed doors. The adoption of Convention No. 189 in 2011 was adopted precisely to protect domestic workers from such poor working conditions. After a decade of efforts, how far have we come to make decent work a reality for domestic workers?
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Date issued: 15 June 2021 | Size/duration: 1:39