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Editorial 2011 (2), pg 4

Volume: Volume 15 - 2011

Article type: Editorial

On Thursday 16 June 2011 the International Labour Conference, meeting in Geneva for its 100th session, adopted Convention 189 on Domestic Workers (by 396 votes to 16, with 63 abstentions), supported by Recommendation 201 (adopted by 434 votes to 8, with 42 abstentions).

This is not the end of the process. The next challenge is to persuade member states of the ILO to ratify it. After that will come the struggle for appropriate legislation.

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