News and articles on domestic work

  1. © A. Mirza / ILO 2022

    Media advisory

    ILO to launch global report on domestic workers

    11 June 2021

  2. Video

    Safe and fair migration through Migrant Workers Resource Center

    10 June 2021

    The integration of Gender Responsive Migrant Worker Resources Center (MRC) and the One Roof Integrated Services (LTSA) for Indonesian migrant workers is the first pilot model in Indonesia and ASEAN. It is a form of multi-stakeholder partnership among the government, migrant worker unions and women crisis centers in developing integrated and coordinated services.

  3. Domestic Workers

    Malta ratifies the Domestic Workers Convention

    17 May 2021

    Malta becomes the 32nd ILO member State to ratify Convention No. 189

  4. Media advisory

    ILO launches the 7th Global Media Competition on Labour Migration

    06 May 2021

    Journalists are invited to submit their best stories on labour migration, especially those relating to domestic workers and the impact of COVID-19 on labour migration and fair recruitment.

  5. Labour migration

    2021 Global Media Competition on Labour Migration

    06 May 2021

    The Competition aims to recognize fair and balanced media reports that contribute to the elimination of public misperception, xenophobia and discrimination against migrant workers and highlight the positive contributions they make.

  6. Our impact, their voices

    From migrant worker to labour unionist

    21 April 2021

    Learning from her exploitative experiences as a migrant domestic worker, Dina Nuriyati has become a tireless labour advocate and unionist, promoting better protection and services for Indonesian migrant workers in all cycles of migration.

  7. Labour reforms

    Qatar’s new minimum wage enters into force

    19 March 2021

    Qatar’s new non-discriminatory minimum wage comes into force – adding to the series of major labour reforms underway.