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Thousands of home workers remain invisible, face uncertain future

Globally, millions of home-based workers facing poor working conditions, which was worsened by the Covid-19 pandemic, need to be protected, shows a new ILO study. Thousands of home workers remain invisible, face uncertain future
According to the ILO estimates, there were approximately 260 million home-based workers worldwide, representing 7.9 percent of global employment; 56 percent of them (147 million) were women before the Covid-19 crisis began. Post file photo
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Chandan Kumar Mandal
Published at : January 17, 2021
Updated at : January 18, 2021 10:26
Kathmandu

Chandan Kumar Mandal

Chandan Kumar Mandal is the environment and migration reporter for The Kathmandu Post, covering labour migration and governance, as well as climate change, natural disasters, and wildlife.


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