News and articles on domestic work

  1. Op-Ed

    Including migrants in post-COVID-19 recovery

    15 February 2022

    Getting back on track after COVID-19 and enhancing the contribution of human mobility to sustainable development will require better integration of migrants with the communities that host them.

  2. News

    Guidance on occupational safety and health for domestic workers and employers to prevent and mitigate COVID-19

    21 January 2022

  3. Press release

    ILO: 2.2 million workers affected by Typhoon Odette in the Philippines

    14 January 2022

    One month since Super Typhoon Odette (Rai) hit the Philippines, a new ILO assessment reveals nearly 2.2 million workers have been directly affected.

  4. International Migrants Day

    Winners of the 2021 ILO Global Media Competition on Labour Migration

    17 December 2021

    The competition aims to promote balanced and ethical reporting on migrants and labour migration and encourage the media to address stereotypes and misconceptions.

  5. ILO in action

    We help migrant domestic workers overcome the pandemic

    15 December 2021

    ILO Senior Labour Migration Specialist, Gloria Moreno-Fontes, speaks from Pretoria about the Southern Africa Migration Management (SAMM) Project, which aims to improve migration management in the Southern Africa and Indian Ocean region. The project is funded by the European Commission and implemented by the ILO in collaboration with the International Organisation for Migration (IOM), the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).

  6. #RatifyC190

    Young workers urge the elimination of workplace violence and harassment

    18 October 2021

    As part of the promotion for the ratification of the ILO Convention No. 190, the ILO took part in the discussion with young workers who aspired for workplace free from violence and harassment.

  7. Video

    The Hiring Challenge: A game changer for safe and fair recruitment of domestic workers

    11 October 2021

    The Hiring Challenge, a new ILO's online game, is designed to improve understanding of what’s needed for fair and safe recruitment of migrant domestic workers in Hong Kong.