Livelihoods of over 55 million domestic workers at risk —ILO


AS a result of COVID-19 pandemic, the International Labour Organisation (ILO), said the livelihoods of more than 55 million domestic workers are at risk.

On the ninth anniversary of the adoption of the Domestic Workers Convention, new ILO estimates reveal the risks, which the organisation said are facing domestic workers due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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, the new estimates said.

The vast majority – 37 million – of these domestic workers are women.

According to the…

Source: Nigerian Tribune