Publications on domestic work

  1. 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

  2. Publication

    Progress of the implementation of recommendations adopted at the 3rd – 8th ASEAN Forums on Migrant Labour: Background paper to the 9th AFML

    22 March 2017

  3. Publication

    Transnational Migration of Domestic and Care Workers in Asia Pacific

    14 March 2017

    This report examines the patterns of and policies related to migration of domestic and care workers in East and Southeast Asia, a sub-region within Asia.

  4. Working in Freedom Project

    Migrant domestic and garment workers in Jordan: A baseline analysis of trafficking in persons and related laws and policies

    13 March 2017

  5. Publication

    Fair recruitment and decent work for women migrant workers in South Asia and the Middle East - Global Component - Midterm Evaluation Summary

    02 March 2017

    Project: GLO/13/53/UKM - Evaluation consultants: Amy Jersild, Asha D'Souza, Hanan Kwinana, Jhabindra Bhandari

  6. Publication

    ILO Inter-regional Knowledge Sharing Forum Report - 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

    21 February 2017

  7. Global Action Programme on Migrant Domestic Workers and their Families

    Executive summary of Decent work for migrant domestic workers : Moving the agenda forward

    24 November 2016

    This report is part of a broader ILO strategy to promote Decent Work for Domestic Workers. It builds on knowledge generated in the context of the European Union-funded Action Programme on Migrant Domestic Workers and their Families (2013–2016).

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

    Promoting and protecting the rights of migrant domestic workers in transit: The case of Ethiopian women migrants

    26 October 2016

    In the absence of a definition in international law and policy, transit migration is often described as migration to one country with the intention of seeking the possibility there to emigrate to another and final country of destination. It is often associated with undesirable irregular migration, human trafficking, circular and shuttle migration, and refugee movements.

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

    Skills development and recognition for domestic workers across borders

    26 October 2016

    Domestic work is an increasingly diverse sector with a varied and globalized workforce that is often viewed as unskilled. The similarity between paid domestic work and the unpaid work performed by women in their own homes has led to the undervaluation of domestic work and is generally reflected in the low wages earned.

  10. Conditions of Work and Employment Series No. 79

    Initial effects of Constitutional Amendment 72 on domestic work in Brazil

    01 August 2016