Events & training on domestic work

  1. Spotlight on Gender-sensitive Reporting in Journalism

    24 March 2021

    The joint ILO-UN Women Safe and Fair Programme, as part of the EU-UN Spotlight Initiative, will host a webinar to discuss and share good practices for responsible and ethical reporting of labour migration and gender-based violence and discrimination against migrant workers among media professionals. Safe and Fair will also launch the Media-friendly glossary on migration: Women migrant workers and ending violence against women edition. The glossary serves a guide for journalists, reporters, researchers and trainers who conduct trainings or write about women’s labour migration, and who write about violence against women in the context of migration.

  2. Re-emphasising Women’s Right to Mobility

    5 March 2021

    The Office is organizing a panel discussion to mark the International Women’s Day.

  3. FAIRWAY hosts webinar for Jordanian journalists on reducing discrimination and promoting positive perception of migrants in the context of COVID-19

    14 December 2020

    The webinar focused on the importance of the role of the media in promoting a balanced public understanding of migration, and rights-based language and reporting styles when reporting on migrant workers. The event is part of a broader FAIRWAY Programme strategy to tackle discrimination against migrants, including through innovative social media campaigns.

  4. Development of a national action plan for Uganda

    2 - 3 December 2020

    The FAIRWAY Programme conducted a two day planning workshop with key migration national stakeholders in Uganda, with the goal of developing a national action plan.

  5. Awareness-raising workshop for domestic workers led by the National Union of Malagasy Domestic Workers (SENAMAMA)

    29 November 2020

    The ILO's REFRAME project, with the help of the International Federation of Domestic Workers, supports the creation and strengthening of the domestic workers' organization SENAMAMA in Madagascar.

  6. International Domestic Workers' Day

    16 June 2020

    Since the adoption of ILO Convention 189 on decent work for domestic workers, many countries around the world have worked to improve their protection. In 2021, the ILO will be celebrating the 10th anniversary of Convention 189.

  7. EC-ILO joint conference on domestic workers and Occupational Safety and Health

    12 - 13 November 2018

    The European Commission (EC) together with the International Labour Organization (ILO) are organizing a high level conference on domestic workers and occupational safety and health (OSH) in Brussels on 12-13 November 2018.

  8. Building Capacity for Migrant Workers’ Access to Just Compensation, Post-Return

    28 February - 2 March 2018

    The Integrated Programe on Fair Recruitment (FAIR project) will conduct a training workshop “Building Capacity for Migrant Workers’ Access to Just Compensation, Post-Return” to help develop the capacities of the caseworkers of Sentro ng mga Nagkakaisa at Progresibong Manggagawa (SENTRO) to identify, develop and, with the help of partners abroad, seek damages on behalf of migrant workers who have been exploited, trafficked or injured in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (Hong Kong SAR).

  9. Training on Fair Recruitment of Philippines and Hong Kong Associations of Recruitment Agencies

    22 - 23 November 2017

    The Integrated Programe on Fair Recruitment (FAIR project) is committed to exploring new ideas that could help reduce deceptive and abusive recruitment practices. The FAIR project has undertaken the training of Philippines and Hong Kong Kong private recruitment agency associations on fair recruitment.

  10. Consultation Workshop On Standard Contract For Domestic Work In Viet Nam

    10 November 2017

    In order to introduce draft contract to key stakeholders for feedback, on both the content and on ideas for dissemination, Bureau of Industrial Relations and Wage, GFCD and ILO will host a consultation workshop for tripartite constituents and stakeholders. The workshop will also aim to validate the draft contract and bring out new perspectives on the following steps in the path of decent work for domestic workers.