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Updated : 1 week, 5 days ago IST
Riyadh [Saudi Arabia], November 21 (ANI/PRNewswire): The Saudi Arabia domestic workers Platform "Musaned" of the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development, has launched the second phase of the documenting domestic workers contracts service inside the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Updated : 3 months, 2 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], August 17 (ANI/GPRC): Books tell stories of what is happening around in the world. Be it personal growth, keeping a positive attitude or being compassionate towards the less fortunate in society, an author has the power to propagate an idea from a nascent stage to its impl
Updated : 4 months, 3 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], July 15 (ANI): A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) sought direction to the Union of India to consider constituting a welfare board for home nurses and domestic workers to avoid exploitation allegedly by recruitment agencies, etc, was withdrawn from Delhi High Court on Frida
Updated : 5 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], July 2 (ANI): A Public Interest Litigation has been filed in Delhi High Court seeking direction from the Union of India to consider constituting a welfare board for home nurses and domestic workers to avoid exploitation allegedly by recruitment agencies etc.
Updated : 5 months, 2 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], June 16 (ANI): Only six per cent of domestic workers worldwide have access to comprehensive social protection, with women who constitute over three-fourths of such workforce being more vulnerable, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) said in a report on Thursday.
Updated : 1 year ago IST
New Delhi [India], November 22 (ANI): Union Minister for Labour and Employment Bhupender Yadav on Monday flagged off the first-ever All India Survey on Domestic workers being conducted by Labour Bureau, Chandigarh.
Updated : 1 year, 3 months ago IST
Colombo [Sri Lanka], August 12 (ANI/Xinhua): Sri Lanka's Minister of Labor Nimal Siripala De Silva has proposed amendments to local labor laws that would increase protections for domestic workers and make them eligible for pension schemes, local media reported Thursday.
Updated : 2 years, 3 months ago IST
Geneva [Switzerland], Aug 22 (ANI): The coronavirus pandemic is disproportionately affecting women workers and governments should prioritise policies that offset the effects the crisis is having on their jobs, International Labour Organisation (ILO) has said.
Updated : 2 years, 5 months ago IST
Geneva [Switzerland], June 17 (ANI): Nearly three-quarters of domestic workers around the world -- more than 55 million people -- are at significant risk of losing their jobs and income due to lockdown and lack of effective social security coverage, according to new estimates by the Internat
Updated : 2 years, 6 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], June 7 (ANI): Although there are relaxations in COVID-19 lockdown guidelines, the plight of domestic workers continue to be one fraught with anxiety, with most of them losing their jobs and an uncertain future ahead.
Updated : 2 years, 7 months ago IST
Geneva [Switzerland], April 28 (ANI): As the pressure mounts on countries to ease their lockdown restrictions, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) on Tuesday urged governments to take action to prevent and control COVID-19 in the workplace with active involvement and dialogue with em
Updated : 2 years, 8 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], Mar 28 (ANI): With Delhi also witnessing lockdown like other parts of the country to prevent the spread of coronavirus, many domestic workers are facing difficulties as they are finding difficult to make the ends meet.