Decent work for domestic workers: Achievements since the adoption of Convention C189
On 16 June 2011, workers, employers and governments came together to adopt ILO
Convention No. 189 on decent work for domestic workers. In the last five years since its
adoption, some 70 countries around the world have taken action to advance decent work
for domestic workers. These measures represent the first steps in a long path to redress
a history of exclusion; making decent work a reality for domestic workers though will
require sustained attention to ensure real progress.