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Europe: IDWF affiliates first ever face-to-face meeting

Europe: IDWF affiliates first ever face-to-face meeting

Apr 19, 2017 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

On 19 April 2017 we had the first ever face-to-face meeting of almost all IDWF Europe affiliates.

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Sri Lanka: DWU annual general meeting and media conference

Sri Lanka: DWU annual general meeting and media conference

Apr 16, 2017 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Sri Lanka,by IDWFED

Sri Lanka Domestic Workers Union's annual general meeting & media conference on April 16 2017.

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India: ​Candidates selection for housekeeping training

India: ​Candidates selection for housekeeping training

Mar 05, 2017 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM India,by IDWFED

​On March 5, meeting of a domestic worker's Cooperative unit in Ranchi for ​​selection of candidates for housekeeping training in Radisson Blu Ranchi to start from March 6 2017.

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Hong Kong: Pilot leadership training with FADWU

Hong Kong: Pilot leadership training with FADWU

Apr 02, 2017 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Hong Kong,by IDWFED

The title was "Lessons from our past and envisioning our future".

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India: NDWF Executive Committee Meeting

India: NDWF Executive Committee Meeting

Apr 02, 2017 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM India,by IDWFED

Executive Committee Meeting of the National Domestic Workers Federation (NDWF) in Delhi on April 2 2017.

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India: Capacity Building on Enhancing Domestic Workers Knowledge and Skills

India: Capacity Building on Enhancing Domestic Workers Knowledge and Skills

Apr 01, 2017 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM India,by IDWFED

Capacity Building on Enhancing Domestic Workers Knowledge and Skills on Social Protection as Right, Policy Advocacy and Leadership for change in Delhi on April 1 2017 organized by NDWF and NDWM.

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Kenya: To raise awareness on the rights of domestic workers

Kenya: To raise awareness on the rights of domestic workers

Mar 23, 2017 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Kenya,by IDWFED

"Domestic workers are workers entitled to decent work, social protection and freedom of association!"

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Tanzania: CHODAWU workshop on union & cooperative

Tanzania: CHODAWU workshop on union & cooperative

from Mar 21, 2017 08:00 AM to Mar 23, 2017 07:59 AM Tanzania,by IDWFED

Hosted by the Conservation, Hotel, Domestic and Allied Workers Union (CHODAWU), the Informal women workers including domestic workers' leaders have participated in a three days workshop about union and cooperative supported by SEWA from India from March 21 to 22.

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Ghana: Ratify ILO C189 to give more power to domestic workers

Ghana: Ratify ILO C189 to give more power to domestic workers

Mar 09, 2017 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

The 2017 commemoration of International Women’s Day 2017 has been used by domestic workers in Ghana to call on the government to speedily ratify ILO Convention 189 so as to have more power as working women.

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Mexico: Regional Exchange of Domestic Workers

Mexico: Regional Exchange of Domestic Workers

from Feb 18, 2017 08:00 AM to Feb 20, 2017 07:59 AM Mexico City,by IDWFED

On 18-19 February 2017, the Regional Exchange of Domestic Workers Experiences: C189 & Social Security takes place in Mexico City.

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India: Domestic workers' visit to the cooperative

India: Domestic workers' visit to the cooperative

Feb 16, 2017 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM India,by IDWFED

Governing Board Members of the Domestic Workers Cooperative in Ranchi visited the outlet of the State Cooperative Board to be introduced to business models.

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El Salvador: Central America Convening on Migration and Domestic Work

El Salvador: Central America Convening on Migration and Domestic Work

from Jan 28, 2017 08:00 AM to Jan 31, 2017 07:59 AM El Salvador,by IDWFED

IDWF co-sponsored convening in El Salvador on Migration and Domestic Work that brought together domestic worker unions/organizations and migrant rights organizations from Central America, Mexico, and the US.

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Global: Women 4 Justice - Stand together for women's rights

Global: Women 4 Justice - Stand together for women's rights

Jan 21, 2017 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

On January 21, 2017, women will unite in Washington, DC and across the United States for the Women’s March on Washington. We will stand together for women’s rights, human security, social justice and peace.

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Bangladesh: DWRN organised an Inauguration event on month long Campaign programme observing the anniversary of the enactment of "Domestic Workers Protection and Welfare Policy, 2015"

Bangladesh: DWRN organised an Inauguration event on month long Campaign programme observing the anniversary of the enactment of "Domestic Workers Protection and Welfare Policy, 2015"

Jan 04, 2017 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Bangladesh,by IDWFED

The main objectives of this campaign programme are to create awareness about “Domestic Workers Protection and Welfare Policy, 2015”, to take recommendations for future activities and to prepare programme plan and strategy.

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Hong Kong: FADWU sisters rally on the International Migrants Day 2016

Hong Kong: FADWU sisters rally on the International Migrants Day 2016

Dec 18, 2016 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Hong Kong,by IDWFED

Sisters from the Hong Kong Federation of Asian Domestic Workers Unions (FADWU) bring their call to Hong Kong Government on to put an end to agency exploitation and recognise migrant workers' rights. They also show their support to the Nepali sisters in Lebanon and urged the government to free Rosie!

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Bangladesh: NDWWU rally on the Human Rights Day

Bangladesh: NDWWU rally on the Human Rights Day

Dec 10, 2016 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Bangladesh,by IDWFED

NDWWU rally on the Human Rights Day Dec 10.

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Bangladesh: NDWWU-IDWF seminar on protect rights of migrant domestic workers

Bangladesh: NDWWU-IDWF seminar on protect rights of migrant domestic workers

Dec 07, 2016 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Bangladesh,by IDWFED

NDWWU-IDWF seminar on protecting rights of Bangladeshi migrant domestic workers.

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Indonesia: National Workshop for Domestic Workers by IDWF and Jala PRT

Indonesia: National Workshop for Domestic Workers by IDWF and Jala PRT

from Dec 03, 2016 08:00 AM to Dec 05, 2016 07:59 AM Jakarta, Indonesia,by IDWFED

​A 2-day National Workshop for Domestic Workers in Jakarta co-organized by IDWF and Jala PRT under the Project Organizing and Advocacy for Decent Work for Domestic Workers.

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India: Celebration of the second Congress of the National Domestic Workers Federation (NDWF)

India: Celebration of the second Congress of the National Domestic Workers Federation (NDWF)

from Nov 23, 2016 08:00 AM to Nov 25, 2016 07:59 AM Delhi, India,by IDWFED

Celebration of the 2nd Congress of the National Domestic Workers Federation (NDWF) in Delhi. The Congress was held on 23-24 November 2016.

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Hong Kong: Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) forum on activities of employment agencies & protection of domestic workers

Hong Kong: Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) forum on activities of employment agencies & protection of domestic workers

Oct 30, 2016 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Hong Kong,by IDWFED

CSOs forum was planned to share about research findings and the film of "Between a Rock and a Hard Place" with CSOs participants and to seek for way to work together.

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Hong Kong: PLU/FADWU/IDWF report launch on the illegal activities of employment agencies in the Philippines and Hong Kong

Hong Kong: PLU/FADWU/IDWF report launch on the illegal activities of employment agencies in the Philippines and Hong Kong

Oct 30, 2016 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Hong Kong,by IDWFED

"Our research clearly demonstrates that significant numbers of agencies are systematically charging Filipino migrant domestic workers fees well in excess of the legal maximum. Yet despite this, very few are ever charged and prosecuted in the Philippines or Hong Kong," said Shiella Estrada, Chair of the PLUDW-HK.

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Zanzibar: IDWF workshop on knowledge base for migrant domestic workers

Zanzibar: IDWF workshop on knowledge base for migrant domestic workers

from Oct 26, 2016 08:00 AM to Oct 28, 2016 07:59 AM Zanzibar,by IDWFED

With the support of FES-TZA, IDWF conducted a workshop from Oct 26-27 on knowledge base for migrant domestic workers.

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Uganda: The Kampala Declaration - A Call For Action On The Plight of Migrant Domestic Workers in Africa

Uganda: The Kampala Declaration - A Call For Action On The Plight of Migrant Domestic Workers in Africa

from Oct 13, 2016 08:00 AM to Oct 17, 2016 07:59 AM Kampala, Uganda,by IDWFED

Supported by the ACV-CSC of Belgium and the IUF, the IDWF had a Training of Trainers Workshop - Testing Manual in Planning from Oct 13-16 in Kampala. 16 domestic workers participated. They were from South Africa, Mozambique, Zambia, Namibia, Uganda, Kenya, Ghana and Malawi.

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Guinea: SYNEM Celebration of the World Day for Decent Work

Guinea: SYNEM Celebration of the World Day for Decent Work

Oct 07, 2016 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Guinea,by IDWFED

In celebration of the World Day for Decent Work, Syndicat National des Employés de Maison (SYNEM) was promoting the My Fair Home Campaign and lobbying the government to ratify the C189 during her general assembly on Oct 7.

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Brazil: IDWF Executive Committee meeting 2016

Brazil: IDWF Executive Committee meeting 2016

from Sep 12, 2016 08:00 AM to Sep 15, 2016 07:59 AM Sao Paulo, Brazil,by IDWFED

The annual ExCo meeting is an opportunity to examine the progress of the IDWF, in particular, how we have advanced towards the goals in the 5-Years Strategic Plan.

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Hong Kong: FADWU Kitchen - Cooking Exchange Program

Hong Kong: FADWU Kitchen - Cooking Exchange Program

Aug 21, 2016 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Hong Kong,by IDWFED

Hong Kong Federation of Asian Domestic Workers Unions (FADWU) Kitchen - Cooking Exchange Program was open on Aug 21, Sunday.

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Uganda: HTS-Union shows support to the My Fair Home Campaign

Uganda: HTS-Union shows support to the My Fair Home Campaign

Aug 14, 2016 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Uganda,by IDWFED

HTS-Union shows support to the My Fair Home Campaign

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Uganda: Awareness campaign and training of domestic workers by HTS-Union

Uganda: Awareness campaign and training of domestic workers by HTS-Union

from Aug 13, 2016 08:00 AM to Aug 15, 2016 07:59 AM Acholi, Gulu, Uganda,by IDWFED

An awareness creation campaign and training of domestic workers by Uganda Hotels, Food, Tourism, Supermarkets & Allied Workers Union (HTS-Union) was held on Aug 13 and 14 in Acholi, Gulu, Uganda.

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Asia: IDWF-ILO-Promote-Jala PRT Workshop

Asia: IDWF-ILO-Promote-Jala PRT Workshop

from Jul 31, 2016 05:00 PM to Aug 03, 2016 09:00 PM Jakarta, Indonesia,by Fish Ip

Regional Training of Trainers of Domestic Workers: Planning for Empowerment and Change

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Cambodia: CDWN & IDEA - petition and forum on domestic workers' right for this June 16

Cambodia: CDWN & IDEA - petition and forum on domestic workers' right for this June 16

from Jun 16, 2016 08:00 AM to Jun 20, 2016 07:59 AM Cambodia,by IDWFED

This year, Cambodia Domestic Workers Network (CDWN) and Independent Democracy of Informal Economy Association (IDEA) had a petition submitting to the Ministry of Labour and National Assembly on June 16. They also did a forum on June 19 to discuss and promote the rights of domestic workers.

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