Publications on domestic work

  1. TRIANGLE in ASEAN

    TRIANGLE in ASEAN quarterly briefing notes

    06 July 2018

    TRIANGLE in ASEAN works with Labour ministries, workers' and employers' organizations, recruitment agency associations, civil society organizations in six countries in ASEAN; Cambodia, Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR), Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam. Below Quarterly Briefing Notes give an update on our work in these countries during the previous quarter.

  2. WHAT’S A HOUSEHOLD TO DO?

    Pilot testing a behavioural intervention to engage employers of domestic workers in the fight for fair recruitment

    06 June 2018

    The ILO partnered with HelperChoice, an online platform in Hong Kong through which employers can find domestic workers for hire, to carry out a behavioural intervention to encourage employers of domestic workers to help promote fair recruitment.

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    Advancing domestic workers’ rights through cooperatives in Trinidad and Tobago: An ILO, NUDE and SWCC initiative

    18 April 2018

    This brief summarizes one example of the ILO’s work in advancing domestic workers’ cooperatives. The ILO supported the National Union of Domestic Workers (NUDE) in Trinidad and Tobago to provide their members with access to employment opportunities and improved working conditions through a cooperative society.

  4. Conditions of Work and Employment Series No. 95

    Conceptualizing the role of intermediaries in formalizing domestic work

    04 April 2018

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    Domestic workers and employers in the Arab States: Promising practices and innovative models for a productive working relationship

    06 March 2018

    This White Paper presents promising practices and innovative models to ensure a productive working relationship for both domestic workers and employers in the Arab States.

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    Policy Brief on Common Myths and Facts about Domestic Work

    08 February 2018

    The policy brief includes related facts and recommended laws, policies and practices drawing on the experience of the Work in Freedom Programme.

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    Risks and rewards: Outcomes of labour migration in South-East Asia

    15 December 2017

    This report assesses changes in the lives of migrant workers from before to after their migration and provides recommendations for improving outcomes within the region.

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    Analysis of the Implementation of the Policy on Labour Migration 2016-2017

    28 November 2017

    This annual review of the implementation of the second Policy on Labour Migration for Cambodia (LMP) updates on the progress made on its implementation since the previous review which took place in August 2016.

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    Persisting servitude and gradual shifts towards recognition and dignity of labour

    22 November 2017

    A study of employers of domestic workers in Delhi and Mumbai, India.

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    FAIR SHARE? International recruitment in the Philippines

    24 October 2017

    This working paper brings together evidence on the culture and practice of fair recruitment for overseas employment in the Philippines.