The COVID-19 pandemic has had an unprecedented impact on the world of work. In this context, one of the most affected sectors has been paid domestic work in which around 67 million people are employed globally and 75 per cent of them work in the informal economy.

Strong and united against the pandemic

A common tale states that crises create insecurities. Oftentimes, however, these insecurities predate the emerging crises and are perhaps their source. Today, we are witnessing how the spread of COVID-19 has made the struggles of Domestic Workers (DWs) more visible.