Resources on child domestic work


  1. Good practices and lessons learned on child and adolescent domestic labour in Central America and the Dominican Republic: a gender perspective

    01 January 2005

    This report includes several good practices and lessons learned while carrying out the project, related to the achieving its objective of contributing to the prevention and elimination of the worst forms of child domestic labour in Central America and the Dominican Republic.


  1. Girl child labour in agriculture, domestic work and sexual exploitation: Rapid assessments on the cases of the Philippines, Ghana and Ecuador

    01 December 2004

    Comparative analysis of the findings in Philippines, Ghana and Ecuador. A large sample of children was interviewed in Ghana and in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) of the Philippines.

  2. Child domestic worker survey: Phnom Penh

    01 March 2004

    Survey conducted by the Cambodian National Institute of Statistics, Ministry of Planning, under technical and financial assistance of ILO/IPEC and SIMPOC in 2003.

  3. CLM Training Manual Workshop 2: CLM Initiation Workshop

    01 January 2004

    This workshop is aimed at potential members of CLM coordinating groups. The main purpose of the workshop is to plan action to be taken to prepare for setting up the CLM process in the locality.

  4. The Invisible Children

    01 January 2004

    Basic information brochure for teachers and educators on the problem of child labour and in particular on child domestic labour. It suggests practical awareness-raising activities and exercises to introduce the issue to students and promote their active involvement in the global effort to eradicate child labour.

  5. Behind Closed Doors: Child Domestic Labour

    01 January 2004

    Leaflet containing basic information on the causes and risks related to child domestic labour and on the existing international legal framework and the ILO response to the problem. It also calls for national and international action to eliminate and prevent this phenomenon.

  6. Reaching Out Beyond Closed Doors: A primer on child domestic labour in the Philippines

    01 January 2004

    This primer serves as a guide on how to attack the issue holistically and reveal its connection to other issues like trafficking, forced labor, gender discrimination and other violations ofchildren¿s rights. Lastly, this is our simple contribution to the overall efforts in bringing dignity to our domestic workers.

  7. Helping hands or shackled lives? Understanding child domestic labour and responses to it

    01 January 2004

    This report brings together some of the most recent research undertaken by IPEC and work done by other organisations in the field.

  8. Girl child labour in agriculture, domestic work and sexual exploitation: The cases of Ghana, Ecuador and the Philippines. A comparative analysis

    01 January 2004

    Series of comparative analysis focusing on girl child labour in agriculture, domestic work and sexual exploitation.


  1. Sri Lanka - Child Domestic Labour: A Rapid Assessment (IWFCL, no. 26)

    01 September 2003

    Child domestic labour is one of the forms of child labour that is found in many developing countries including Sri Lanka. With the recognition of child labour as a major human and social problem, many researchers have attempted to explore the nature of the problem.