ILO documents – Labordoc
Research reports, working paper
A great source for all ILO documents: ILO – Labordoc It provides an ever increasing number of links to online publications available on the Internet.
LEGAL POSTION OF DOMESTIC WORKERS
- ‘Domestic Work, Conditions of Work and Employment: A legal perspective’ By Jose Maria Ramirez-Machado, ILO, Geneva, 2003
- ‘Making Domestic Work Visible: The case for specific regulation’ by Adelle Blackett, ILO, Geneva, 1998
- 'Rules of the game: a brief introduction to international labour standards'. See for this document and other information about building an ILO convention the other part of this website
- The Gender Dimension of Domestic Work in Western Europe (2009)
- ‘Gender and Migration in Arab States: the case of domestic workers’Edited by Simel Esim and Monica Smith (2004) (Also in Arabic)
- ‘Workshop on Awareness Raising on Women Domestic Migrant Workers in Lebanon’ By Simel Esim (2005) (Also in Arabic)
See also Issue Brief 1
- ‘Migrant Women in the United Arab Emirates: The case of female domestic workers’ By Rima Sabban (2003)
- ‘Mapping Study on Women Domestic Workers in Yemen’ By Marina de Regt (2006)
These films portray the story of the thousands of Asian women who become domestic/household workers in the Lebanon.
Production of ILO Regional Office for Arab States, by Carol Mansour 2005, 2008. Info
- Special Action Programme to combat Forced Labour (SAP-FL) – ILO Includes forced domestic work.
- Trafficking for forced labour: how to monitor the recruitment of migrant workers: training manual.
In Asia, a two-year programme ‘Mobilising Action for the Protection of Domestic Workers from Forced Labour and Trafficking’ up to April 2006 specifically addressed domestic workers in Indonesia, the Philippines, Malaysia and Hong Kong.
- A briefing on this programme
- Followed by Combating Forced Labour and Trafficking of Indonesian Migrant Workers (2006 - 2008)
CHILD DOMESTIC WORKERS
ILO-IPEC programme on eliminating the worst forms of child labour, includingchild domestic work.
ILO/IPEC Overview of key documents, ILO/IPEC have produced numerous publications – search their web.
- Guidelines on the design of direct action strategies to combat child domestic labour. 2007
- Hazardous child domestic work: A briefing sheet. 2007
‘Good Practices and Lessons Learned’ ILO/IPEC documents on child and adolescent domestic work.
with different documents, like on:
- - Central America and the Dominican Republic
- - South East and East Asia
- - Kenya, Tanzania Uganda and Zambia
- ‘ILO/IPEC Workshop on child domestic labour and trade unions’ 2006
- ‘Helping Hands or Shackled Lives? Understanding child domestic labour and responses to it’. 2004
- Gender equality and child labour: a participatory tool for facilitators 2005
- ‘ILO-IPEC and the Girl Child Domestic Worker’
ILO/SEAPAT, OnLine Gender Learning & Information Module, Unit 2 (1998)