Publications on domestic work

  1. MDW Information Guide

    Information Guide for Domestic Workers in Zimbabwe

    22 July 2016

    As part of the GAP-MDW Zimbabwe/Lesotho-South Africa migration corridor project, this information guide has been created for domestic workers in Zimbabwe.

  2. MDW Information Guide

    Information Guide for Zimbabwe Migrant Domestic Workers in South Africa

    22 July 2016

    As part of the GAP-MDW Zimbabwe/Lesotho-South Africa migration corridor project, partners have created an information guide for workers emigrating to South Africa.

  3. Publication

    Working Paper on Operational Parameters to Assess Fair Recruitment Practices

    22 June 2016

    These parameters list a series of questions and issues that should be looked into in order to assess recruitment practices.

  4. Briefing note

    Decent work for domestic workers: Achievements since the adoption of Convention C189

    14 June 2016

    On 16 June 2011, workers, employers and governments came together to adopt ILO Convention No. 189 on decent work for domestic workers. In the last five years since its adoption, some 70 countries around the world have taken action to advance decent work for domestic workers. These measures represent the first steps in a long path to redress a history of exclusion; making decent work a reality for domestic workers though will require sustained attention to ensure real progress.

  5. Global Action Programme on Migrant Domestic Workers - Research series in support of June 2016 project report release.

    Migrant Domestic Workers Across the World: global and regional estimates

    13 June 2016

    Global Action Programme on Migrant Domestic Workers - Research series in support of June 2016 project report release.

  6. Discussion paper

    Interregional knowledge sharing forum on promoting international cooperation and partnerships to realize a fair migration agenda for migrant domestic workers in Africa, the Arab States and Asia

    03 May 2016

    This is a discussion paper for the interregional knowledge sharing forum on Good practices and lessons learned on promoting international cooperation and partnerships to realize a fair migration agenda for migrant domestic workers in Africa, the Arab States and Asia. The forum aims to promote: (i) the sharing of good practices and innovations for protecting domestic workers; (ii) priority-setting and consensus-building between countries of origin on issues related to the protection of migrant domestic workers; and, (iii) priority-setting and consensus-building between countries of origin and countries of destination.

  7. Publication

    Coop News No. 1, 2016

    25 April 2016

    This issue of the COOP News includes articles on various events, projects, trainings and meetings related to the work of the ILO's COOP Unit between November 2015 and April 2016.

  8. Briefing note

    Regulating International Labour Recruitment in the Domestic Work Sector

    07 April 2016

    Regulating International Labour Recruitment in the Domestic Work Sector: A Review of key issues, challenges and opportunities

  9. Global Action Programme on Migrant Domestic Workers - Research series in support of June 2016 project report release.

    Protecting Migrant Domestic Workers: The international legal framework

    07 April 2016

    Global Action Programme on Migrant Domestic Workers - Research series in support of June 2016 project report release.

  10. Briefing note

    Gender sensitivity in labour migration agreements and MOUs

    07 April 2016

    Global Action Programme on Migrant Domestic Workers - Research series in support of June 2016 project report release.