(ARTICLE FROM https://www.philstar.com/)

MANILA, Philippines — As Asia remains “on track to become one of the oldest regions” in the world in the next few decades, the need for domestic helpers also grows rapidly, the International Labor Organization (ILO) said yesterday.

Nilim Baruah, ILO Regional Migration Specialist for Asia and the Pacific, noted though that questions on whether household workers, despite their important roles, are adequately protected also remains.