6th Gender Dialogue among Ministries of Labor: Towards paid domestic work with rights

Enforcement and awareness of labor legislation
Gender equity
Event date: 
Virtual Event

Share advancements and strategies, as well as identify lessons learned and policy recommendations, to guarantee compliance with labor legislation and respect for fundamental rights and principles in paid domestic work.

  • Inter-American Network for Labor Administration (RIAL) in partnership with the Inter-American Commission of Women (CIM). 
Directors and representatives of the gender units or areas of the OAS Ministries of Labor, and officials of said Ministries interested in participating. Representatives of workers and employers, grouped in the advisory bodies of the IACML -COSATE and CEATAL. International organizations and other interested actors will be invited as observers.
Relevant documents: 
File Base Document 446.5 KB
File Preliminary Results Document 447.29 KB
PDF icon List of Participants186.98 KB

Presentation by the Inter-American Commission of Women (CIM) of the OAS, by Specialist Hilary Anderson on the CIM/PADF study "Rights of remunerated domestic workers in the Americas: Progress and persistent gaps."

Presentation by the Ministry of Labor and Social Security of URUGUAY, by Laura Triaca, Head of the Specialized Unit on Gender, on policies promoted in relation to domestic work since 2005. 
Link to informative video for domestic workers: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1CX3Vz_Xdb5o9X6mfF3gWzOaAKLwXDYNC/view

Presentation by the Ministry of Labor and Social Security of JAMAICA, by Lyndon Ford, Director of Electronic Labour Exchange, on protection mechanisms for domestic workers.