Events & training on domestic work

  1. International Domestic Workers' Day

    16 June 2020

    Making decent work a reality beyond COVID-19

  2. Decent Work for Domestic Workers

    30 September - 21 October 2019

    There has been increasing recognition, nationally and internationally, of the economic and social contribution made by domestic workers and of the need to improve their living and working conditions. This course is a response to this global call for action. It aims to promote inter-regional dialogue among the different actors involved in the promotion of decent work for domestic workers, and to enhance institutional capacities to ensure that they are adequately protected.

  3. 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.

  4. 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).

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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

    5 - 7 May 2016

  8. Workshop on Migrant Domestic Workers' Policy (MDWs) and Trade Union Actions in Nepal

    24 - 25 February 2016

    The workshop aims to discuss on existing policies, international practices and gaps in polices and laws to protect migrant domestic workers (MDW). This is organized within the framework of the ILO’s Global Action Programme on Migrant Domestic Workers and their Families (GAP-MDW), Geneva.

  9. Decent Work for Domestic Workers begins at home

    16 June 2015

  10. Domestic Workers’ Access to Justice and Compensation Exchange

    14 June 2015 - 14 June 2016

    On Sunday 14 June 2015, The Network of Domestic Workers in Thailand, HomeNet and the ILO hosted the Domestic Workers’ Access to Justice and Compensation Exchange event in celebration of Domestic Workers Day (16 June).