When the Government of India responded to the ILO "Brown" Report, it proposed a few changes to the language. To the delight of domestic workers throughout the globe, the Indian government indicated its support of the ILO Domestic Worker Convention supplemented by a Recommendation.
The Self-Employed Women's Association (SEWA) participated in Indian union meetings on the ILO "Brown" Report. Nalini Nayak, the SEWA delegate at this year's ILC, reported that participants unanimously agreed on a handful of corrections/amendments.
Karin Pape, IDWN International Coordinator, expressed the hope that other governments in Asia would follow the example of the Indian government and support the ILO Convention.
Read more about SEWA's efforts in India here.