Making decent work a reality for migrant domestic workers
Data, Surveys, Fact Sheets
In many parts of the world, domestic workers have the face of a migrant woman. For many of them, migration can represent a positive experience and have important emancipating and empowering impacts. What are the main trends of migration for domestic work? What are the main challenges that persist and how can governance of labour migration policy be improved? What are emerging practices in addressing these challenges throughout the migration cycle?
This policy brief seeks to:
- Highlight the trends of migration for domestic work and the specific needs and vulnerabilities of migrant domestic workers;
- Identify the main issues and challenges in improving the governance of labour migration policy for this specific category of workers;
- Present some emerging practices in addressing these challenges throughout the migration cycle.