14 June 2019
Two of the biggest employment agencies in Hong Kong and the Philippines signed a Code of Conduct to promote fair recruitment of domestic workers. The Code, based on the International Labour Organization’s guidelines, is a milestone agreement as the world marks the International Domestic Workers’ Day on 16 June.
International Labour Standards
Madagascar takes a leading role in the “One for All” Centenary ratification campaign by ratifying six ILO Conventions
12 June 2019
12 April 2019
Sweden becomes the 28th ILO Member State to have ratified this Convention.
11 April 2019
Listen to the voices of migrant workers through the Dula-Tula Performers and testimony of Ms Novelita Palisoc, a union leader and an advocate for the rights and empowerment of domestic workers worldwide. Migration should be a choice, and not a necessity as highlighted in the ILO 24-Hour Global Tour Manila.
International Women's Day
08 March 2019
Alfonso Cuarón, 2019 Academy Award-winning director for the movie ROMA, supports the work of the International Labour Organization (ILO) in promoting the rights of domestic workers and congratulates the ILO on its Centenary.
04 March 2019
Sponsored by the ILO, Novelita Palisoc from the Philippines, gave an inspiring TED talk in Geneva, Switzerland telling her story as an exploited domestic worker who eventually found her calling as an empowered domestic workers’ union leader representing all of Asia.
25 February 2019
Yalitza Aparicio, the actor who stars in the Oscar-winning film Roma, will celebrate International Women’s Day (IWD) with the International Labour Organization (ILO) at two events on 7-8 March.