Domestic Workers Across the World: Global and Regional Statistics and the Extent of Legal Protection

International Labour Office (ILO)
  • Place of Publication: Geneva
  • Publisher: ILO

This publication sheds light on the magnitude of domestic work, a sector often “invisible” behind the doors of private households and unprotected by national legislation.


For more information on the report:

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Summary available in English here.
Résumé disponible en français ici.
Resumen disponible en español aquí.

Informal Economy Theme
Informal Economy Topic
Occupational group
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