R13 Recommendation concerning Night Work of Women in Agriculture

Geneva, 15 novembre 1921

The General Conference of the International Labour Organisation,

Having been convened at Geneva by the Governing Body of the International Labour Office, and having met in its Third Session on 25 October 1921, and
Having decided upon the adoption of certain proposals with regard to the night work of women in agriculture, which is included in the third item of the agenda of the Session, and
Having decided that these proposals shall take the form of a Recommendation,
adopts the following Recommendation, which may be cited as the Night Work of Women (Agriculture) Recommendation, 1921, to be submitted to the Members of the International Labour Organisation for consideration with a view to effect being given to it by national legislation or otherwise, in accordance with the provisions of the Constitution of the International Labour Organisation:

The General Conference of the International Labour Organisation recommends:
That each Member of the International Labour Organisation take steps to regulate the employment of women wage-earners in agricultural undertakings during the night in such a way as to ensure to them a period of rest compatible with their physical necessities and consisting of not less than nine hours, which shall, when possible, be consecutive.

Fonte: ILO