National Policy for Domestic Workers Current Affairs, GK & News

National Policy for Domestic Workers

The Union Ministry of Labour and Employment has notified the draft National Policy on Domestic Workers. The policy aims to provide social security benefits to an estimated 39 lakh people employed as domestic workers by private households, of which 26 lakhs are female domestic workers. Features of the Policy The important features of the policy are: ..

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ILO Report on Domestic Workers

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) recently released its report on Domestic Workers. According to the report, only 6 % of domestic workers across the world have access to comprehensive social protection. Key Findings Report notes that, 94 per cent of the domestic workers are lacking access to full range of protections, covering medical care, old ..