Making decent work a reality for domestic workers: civil society's experience of ratifying ILO Convention 189 in the Andes

In 2011, the International Labour Conference voted to adopt Convention 189 which, for the first time, mandates state supported protection to ensure decent work for domestic workers. Yet to date, only 12 countries have ratified and submitted the convention.

As an organisation dedicated to helping women and girls overcome poverty and injustice, CARE International is working to ensure that more follow suit.

  • Countries: Bolivia, Ecuador, Peru
  • Published: April 2014

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