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ISOLATED WITHIN THE WALLS – A Situation Analysis of Domestic Workers in Nepal

ISOLATED WITHIN THE WALLS – A Situation Analysis of Domestic Workers in Nepal

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by IDWFED published Jul 23, 2011 12:00 AM
Contributors: General Federation of Nepalese Trade Unions (GEFONT)
ISOLATED WITHIN THE WALLS – A Situation Analysis of Domestic Workers in Nepal

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Research reports, working paper

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Table of Contents

Chapter I Introduction
1.1 Background
1.2 Concepts and Definition
1.3 General Characteristics of Domestic Workers
1.4 History of Domestic Worker in Nepal
1.5 Objectives of the Study
1.6 Limitations of the Study

Chapter II Methodology
2.1 Research Design
2.2 Sample Area
2.3 Training and Pre-Test
2.4 Method and Techniques of Information Collection
2.5 Data Analysis
2.6 Estimation of Domestic Workers
2.7 Problems Faced During Field Survey

Chapter III Legal Instruments Related to Domestic Worker
3.1 Domestic Workers in Relation to Legal Provision
3.1.1 Time Bound Program and Master Plan (2004-2014)
3.1.2 Children's Act, 2048 (1992)
3.1.3 Child Labor (Prohibition and Regulation) Act, 2000
3.2 International Instruments and Nepal
3.2.1 Labour Act 1992
3.2.2 The Interim Constitution of Nepal 2007
3.2.3 Domestic Violence (Offence and Punishment) Act
3.3 Domestic Workers and New Initiatives

Chapter IV Demographic, Socio-economic Situation of Domestic Workers
4.1 Origin of the Workers
4.2 Age and Sex Composition
4.3 Caste/Ethnicity of the Workers
4.4 Family Structure
4.5 Marital Status
4.6 Educational Status and Opportunity
4.7 Economic Status

Chapter V Wage and Benefits vis-à-vis Type and Condition of Work
5.1 Background
5.2 Status of live-in and Live-out
5.3 Factors Responsible to Force them at Domestic Work
5.4 Agreement between Employer and Worker
5.5 Nature of Job
5.6 Status of Part Time Worker
5.7 Status of Wage and Benefits
5.8 Forms of Wage and Mode of Payment
5.9 Leave Facilities
5.10 Living Arrangements
5.11 Environment of Work

Chapter VI Workers' Perception on Various Issues
6.1 Knowledge of Labour Act and Unionization
6.2 Satisfaction from Present Job
6.3 Condition for Return Back to Home
6.4 Occupational Safety and Health (OSH)

Chapter VII Conclusion and Recommendations
7.1 Conclusion
7.2 Recommendations
7.2.1 Government
7.2.2 Employers
7.2.3 Workers
7.2.4 Trade Unions
7.2.5 Civil Society Including I/NGOS/CBOs
References
Annexes

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