Social Protection Policy Papers (Paper 16) —Social Protection for Domestic Workers: Key policy trends and statistics

Organization(s): ILO
Author: Fabio Durán-Valverde, José Francisco Ortiz-Vindas
Year: 2016
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This working paper: (i) provides an overview of the global situation of social security provisions for domestic workers in 163 countries; (ii) analyses trends, policies and gaps in terms of legal and effective social security coverage for domestic workers; (iii) describes and analyses the configuration of social security schemes for domestic workers, such as their institutional organization, financing and administration; (iv) informs on challenges to extending coverage; and (v) provides a compilation and description of international practices of social security schemes for the domestic work sector, including comparative information.

Social Protection and Human Rights