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ILO standards to protect domestic workers

Good news for domestic workers all over the world.

Delegates at the 100th annual conference of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) today “adopted a historic set of international standards” to improve the lot of domestic workers who number between 53 and 100 million.

“We are moving the standards system of the ILO into the informal economy for the first time, and this is a breakthrough of great significance,” said Juan Somavia, ILO Director-General. “History is being made.”

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