Publications on domestic work

  1. Publication

    Recognition for India’s invisible workers

    01 August 2011

    For various reasons, official statistics tend to undercount domestic workers. The case of India is particularly striking given the magnitude of the difference: estimates of the number of domestic workers in this country range between 2.5 and 90 million.

  2. Publication

    Domestic work is not just a “domestic issue”

    01 August 2011

    According to ILO estimates, there are between 50 and 100 million domestic workers worldwide and many countries have traditionally excluded them from employee protection legislation.

  3. Conditions of Work and Employment Series No. 30

    Measuring the economic and social value of domestic work: Conceptual and methodological framework

    19 July 2011

  4. Domestic Work Policy Brief no. 5

    Coverage of domestic workers by key working conditions laws

    13 June 2011

    This document is part of a series of briefs on issues and approaches to promoting decent work for domestic workers.

  5. Domestic Work Policy Brief no. 4

    Global and regional estimates on domestic workers

    27 May 2011

    This document is part of a series of briefs on issues and approaches to promoting decent work for domestic workers.

  6. Publication

    Decent work for domestic workers: Frequently asked questions on standard-setting at the 100th International Labour Conference

    23 May 2011

  7. Domestic Work Policy Brief no. 3

    Measuring the economic and social value of domestic work

    19 May 2011

    This document is part of a series of briefs on issues and approaches to promoting decent work for domestic workers.

  8. Domestic Work Policy Brief no. 2

    Working hours in domestic work

    19 May 2011

    This document is part of a series of briefs on issues and approaches to promoting decent work for domestic workers.

  9. Domestic Work Policy Brief no. 1

    Remuneration in domestic work

    19 May 2011

    This document is part of a series of briefs on issues and approaches to promoting decent work for domestic workers.

  10. Publication

    Code of conduct for employers of domestic workers in Zambia

    18 April 2011

    From the Zambia Federation of Employers