Events & training on domestic work

  1. Good practices and lessons learned on promoting international cooperation and partnerships to realize a fair migration agenda for migrant domestic workers in Africa, the Arab States and Asia

    5 - 7 May 2016

  2. Workshop on Migrant Domestic Workers' Policy (MDWs) and Trade Union Actions in Nepal

    24 - 25 February 2016

    The workshop aims to discuss on existing policies, international practices and gaps in polices and laws to protect migrant domestic workers (MDW). This is organized within the framework of the ILO’s Global Action Programme on Migrant Domestic Workers and their Families (GAP-MDW), Geneva.

  3. Decent Work for Domestic Workers begins at home

    16 June 2015

  4. Domestic Workers’ Access to Justice and Compensation Exchange

    14 June 2015 - 14 June 2016

    On Sunday 14 June 2015, The Network of Domestic Workers in Thailand, HomeNet and the ILO hosted the Domestic Workers’ Access to Justice and Compensation Exchange event in celebration of Domestic Workers Day (16 June).

  5. Decent Work for Domestic Workers Begins at Home Campaign

    1 - 30 June 2015

    In support of the global campaign to celebrate the 4th anniversary of the adoption of the Domestic Workers Convention (No. 189) 2011, on 16 June 2015, ILO officials from Manila Office joined their colleagues around the world in raising awareness of domestic workers’ rights and responsibilities as employers of domestic workers, with a simple gesture of taking photos holding the campaign signs with either their domestic workers, loved ones or friends.

  6. Partners' Meeting and Assessment Session on the Implementation of the Domestic Workers Empowerment Programme (DWEP)

    29 - 30 May 2015

    The ILO and Blas Ople Policy Center and Training Institute jointly organized a two-day culminating activity to convene implementing partners of the Domestic Workers Empowerment Programme (DWEP) in the country and provide a platform for sharing lessons from implementation that seeks to address the vulnerabilities of domestic workers by focusing on self-empowerment and economic rights of domestic workers.

  7. Training on Labour Dimensions of Trafficking in Persons in Malaysia

    8 - 10 April 2015

    Labour inspectors of the MOHR and other stakeholders participated in the training course on the labour dimensions of trafficking in persons in Malaysia with an aim to better understand and identify indicators of forced labour in labour exploitation situations.

  8. Paraguay-Argentina Bi-national Workshop: Strategies for Promoting the Rights of Migrant Domestic Workers and Their Families

    8 - 9 April 2015

    64 participants from Argentina and Paraguay discussed and exchanged experiences in promoting and defending the rights of migrant domestic workers at the bi-national workshop on Strategies for Promoting the Rights of Migrant Domestic Workers in Paraguay-Argentina organized under the auspices of the EU funded Global Action Programme on Migrant Domestic Workers and Their Families (GAP-MDW).

  9. Consultation Meeting on Qualitative Assessment of Returnees Migrant Domestic Workers in Indonesia

    31 March 2015

    The Global Action Programme on Migrant Domestic Workers and Their Families (GAP-MDW) organized a consultation meeting to provide a space for national constituents to share inputs and perspectives on proposal research on returned migrant domestic workers in Indonesia. The study aims to document through a qualitative survey the working conditions and forced labour risks faced by Indonesian domestic workers in Malaysia and their reintegration challenges.

  10. Trade Unions Workshop on Decent Work for Migrant Domestic Workers in Zimbabwe

    18 - 19 March 2015

    Zimbabwe Domestic and Allied Workers Union (ZDAWU) and Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) conducted a workshop to develop an action plan to promote decent work for migrant and national domestic workers. The workshop took place in the framework of the Global Action Programme on Migrant Domestic Workers and their families (GAP-MDW).