IDWFED News

CSW68 (2024)

There are 75.6M paid domestic workers worldwide who also fulfill the care needs of the global population. Before the COVID-19 pandemic, the ILO estimated that 2.1 billion people needed care and warned of a “care crisis” if not adequately addressed. The pandemic accelerated this crisis, deepening pre-existing gender inequalities and norms and putting unprecedented stress on our already overburdened care systems.