• Definition, key concepts, and global and regional estimates on domestic workers

• Relevant international legal framework, including ILO Convention C189 and recommendation R201 concerning Decent Work for Domestic Workers

• Economic and social value of domestic work

• Remuneration, working and living conditions

• Role of social dialogue and social partners

• Organization and representation strategies

• Protection of vulnerable groups of domestic workers such as, children below the relevant minimum age found to be in domestic work, live-in domestic workers and migrant domestic workers

• Building partnership to better protect domestic workers

• Extension of social protection to domestic workers

• Mechanisms to ensure compliance, enforcement and inspections

• Protection from abuse harassment and violence

• National and regional experiences highlighting experiences and good practice on the protection of domestic workers around the world 

During this one week course, participants will have the opportunity to take advantage of a rich and flexible learning environment involving leading international experts working on these topics. The course will allow participants to acquire an international perspective on domestic work policy issues through comparative analysis and experiences, and also provide a unique opportunity for networking among themselves and with the large pool of experts on domestic work issues.


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10127 Turin - Italy

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