Publications on domestic work

  1. Publication

    Policy Brief on Common Myths and Facts about Domestic Work

    08 February 2018

    The policy brief includes related facts and recommended laws, policies and practices drawing on the experience of the Work in Freedom Programme.

  2. Publication

    Risks and rewards: Outcomes of labour migration in South-East Asia

    15 December 2017

    This report assesses changes in the lives of migrant workers from before to after their migration and provides recommendations for improving outcomes within the region.

  3. Publication

    Analysis of the Implementation of the Policy on Labour Migration 2016-2017

    28 November 2017

    This annual review of the implementation of the second Policy on Labour Migration for Cambodia (LMP) updates on the progress made on its implementation since the previous review which took place in August 2016.

  4. Publication

    Persisting servitude and gradual shifts towards recognition and dignity of labour

    22 November 2017

    A study of employers of domestic workers in Delhi and Mumbai, India.

  5. Publication

    FAIR SHARE? International recruitment in the Philippines

    24 October 2017

    This working paper brings together evidence on the culture and practice of fair recruitment for overseas employment in the Philippines.

  6. ILO What Works Research Brief No. 9

    Implementation of international labour standards for domestic workers

    30 August 2017

    Since the adoption of Convention No. 189, over 70 ILO member States have acted to ensure decent working conditions for domestic workers.

  7. Publication

    Access to justice for migrant workers in South-East Asia

    28 July 2017

    This report analyses access to justice for migrant workers in South-East Asia and provides recommendations for improving complaint mechanisms for labour rights abuses.

  8. Publication

    Policy Brief on Practices and Regulations of Recruitment to Domestic Work

    24 July 2017

    The policy brief highlights common recruitment practices and regulations observed along recruitment pathways to domestic work in India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Jordan and Lebanon.

  9. Domestic Work Policy Brief no. 10

    Formalizing domestic work

    23 June 2017

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

  10. Conditions of Work and Employment Series No. 92

    Migrant and cities: Research report on recruitment, employment, and working conditions of domestic workers in China

    20 June 2017