|Domestic workers: Facts and figures |
- At least 52 million are employed as domestic workers worldwide.
- 83 per cent are women, accounting for at least 7.5 per cent of women's wage employment.
- 29.9 per cent are excluded from the scope of national labour legislation.
- 45 per cent have no entitlement to weekly rest day.
- More than a third of women domestic workers have no right to maternity leave.