It is only available in English but will become available in other SA languages for accessibility. Khunou said the guides will be distributed to domestic rights groups to ensure that they reached workers' hands.
"There will also be fact sheets available that will be spread on WhatsApp and other social media," she said.
Molefe said raising other women's children and not being allowed to see their own was a common issue domestic workers face. She said if she had known her rights, she would have been better prepared to negotiate with her employers for her family to visit.
Eunice Dhladhla, who worked for eight years as a domestic before becoming an organiser in the South African Domestic Workers' Union in the 1980s, which was later reborn as Sadsawu, said she became an organiser because of exploitation she suffered.
"As a domestic worker you have no voice. You are not allowed to question your employer."
Dhladhla said she had worked on various cases where domestic workers had been assaulted by employers.
"A case I will never forget is that of a domestic worker who had her fingers cut off by her employer because she was pregnant."