International Labour Standards
24 August 2021
05 August 2021
Ann Abunda arrived in Kuwait 18 years ago to work as a domestic worker. Having lived through some challenging experiences, she helped found a thriving organization that advocates for the rights of domestic workers in the country. See the full story on ILO's multimedia storytelling platform Voices
14 July 2021
As the ILO Convention No. 190 on Violence and Harassment is coming into force, the UN Indonesia, ILO and their partners examines challenges and opportunities of the ratification this Convention.
09 July 2021
Norway becomes the 33rd ILO member State to ratify this Convention
The Future of Work Podcast
02 July 2021
In the ten years since it was adopted, ILO Convention No. 189 has become an important tool for giving domestic workers greater legal protection. However, for most domestic workers in the world, these legal rights have not yet let to practical changes. South African domestic worker Florence Sosiba shares her experience representing the rights of domestic workers in her country.
Domestic Workers' Day
17 June 2021
Domestic workers are vulnerable to workplace violence and abuse. Indonesian domestic workers continue their fight to realize the domestic workers’ law.
International Domestic Workers Day
16 June 2021
Marking the 10th anniversary of ILO Convention No. 189, academy award-winning director, Alfonso Cuarón calls for stronger protection of the rights of domestic workers. Convention 189 has been hailed as a breakthrough for the tens of millions of domestic workers around the world.