30 April 2015
29 April 2015
How are migrants generally perceived? Are those perceptions correct? Read an interview with OECD Deputy Secretary-General Stefan Kapferer, who was the main speaker at the second thematic meeting of the Global Forum on Migration and Development.
ILO Director-General calls for rights-based, migrant-centred and durable solutions to help migrants crossing into Europe
23 April 2015
ILO and UAE agree on capacity building programme for the MoL to govern its labour market and monitor working conditions
20 April 2015
The two-year project will improve the UAE’s capacity to govern its labour market and monitor working conditions, including those of migrant workers.
17 March 2015
The Paraguayan Parliament approved a law on Domestic Work, equating domestic workers’ rights with all wage-workers. The law is based on the ILO Convention 189, which was earlier ratified by Paraguay in May 2013 and required harmonization with the national legislation.
09 March 2015
Representatives of Member States, UN entities and ECOSOC-accredited NGOs from different regions of the world attended the 59th session of the Commission on the Status of Women. Migrant domestic workers’ rights were discussed at several side events, among them “Organizing for Women Migrant Rights” and “The Feminization of Migration and Globalization of Reproduction: Commodifying care and procreation across borders”.
02 March 2015
An ILO-produced film documents the opportunities and obstacles on the path taken by migrant health-care workers from the Philippines.
16 February 2015
Study is the first of its kind to comprehensively profile the size and magnitude of street-based child labour in Lebanon
02 February 2015
The Regional Model Competency Standards (RMCS) for Domestic Work will help more than 20 million domestic worker in Asia and the Pacific if ASEAN regional integration ensures the mutual recognition of skills of workers across borders, according to the ILO's new publication.
22 December 2014
Although there are more than 52 million domestic workers world-wide, including more than 21 million in Asia Pacific, only a small minority are covered by general labour laws. This lack of protection leaves them vulnerable to – sometimes terrible – abuse and exploitation. Journalist Karen Emmons has been working with the photographer Steve McCurry on a documentary project, “No one should work this way,” to record and expose some of the abuses faced by Asian migrant domestic workers.