Projects on domestic work

  1. UN Women-ILO project: ‘Preventing the exploitation of women migrant workers in ASEAN’

    06 March 2015

    A UN Women and ILO collaboration to enhance the benefits of labour migration in the ASEAN region through improved protection of women migrant workers

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

    01 January 2015

    The project seeks to promote the human and labour rights of migrant domestic workers worldwide by addressing the challenges that make migrant domestic workers particularly vulnerable to the risks of exploitation and abuse.

  3. Integrated actions towards improved and more equitable working conditions for vulnerable groups of workers

    26 September 2014

    This ILO project aims at designing and implementing policies, laws and programmes related to wages, working time and working conditions of socially disadvantaged groups of workers in Cape Verde, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Tanzania and Zambia.

  4. ILO-Sweden Partnership Agreement: Making decent work a reality for decent workers

    31 December 2013

    The ILO-Sweden Partnership Agreement contributes to increase the capacity of governments, domestic workers organizations, trade unions and employers’ organizations to promote decent work for domestic workers in Zambia, Tanzania, Paraguay, the Philippines, and India. The project supports advocacy and awareness-raising, the development of national knowledge about the domestic work sector, social dialogue, the design of legal and policy reforms, C189 ratification processes, capacity-building of domestic workers’ organizations, and initiatives by trade unions and employers’ organizations to address issues concerning domestic workers.

  5. Decent Work for Domestic Workers: Advocating Institutional Reform in the Middle East

    04 October 2013

    This project is an initiative of the Migration and Governance Network - MAGNET. The ILO is working with countries in the Arab States to provide options for reform of national policies and institutions to protect migrant domestic workers rights.

  6. Migration and Governance Network - MAGNET

    04 October 2013

    ILO supports Lebanon, Jordan, Yemen and the Gulf Cooperation Council States to strengthen labour migration governance and combat human trafficking.

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

    30 September 2013

    Promoting decent work for migrant workers worldwide

  8. Developing tripartite institutions and mechanisms that advocate for and promote the realization of core labour rights in Colombia

    01 August 2013

  9. Protecting the Rights of Migrant Women Domestic Workers in Lebanon

    16 May 2013

    The project enhances economic integration for women migrants and improved labour migration governance and social dialogue as a means to contribute to poverty alleviation through decent work for migrant workers.

  10. Proyecto Políticas de Migración Laboral Sensibles al Género (In Spanish)

    21 June 2012

    El proyecto dirige sus esfuerzos hacia la administración de la migración laboral bajo un enfoque de género y tiene como objetivo fortalecer la capacidad de quienes tienen la responsabilidad de formular políticas, así como de los interlocutores sociales, para adoptar y ejecutar políticas y leyes de migración laboral sensibles al género.