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India: Domestic Workers file cases of abuse at Public Hearing

India: Domestic Workers file cases of abuse at Public Hearing

Nov 11, 2014 from 02:30 AM to 02:29 AM New Delhi, India,by IDWFED

India: Cases of abuses filed by domestic workers were told at a public hearing organized by National Platform for Domestic Workers.

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Peru: Domestic workers "sweep" bad employers outside the Ministry of Labour

Jan 21, 2015 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Lima, Peru,by IDWFED

In Lima, Peru Ernestina Ochoa from IPROFOTH and Adelinda Uriarte from SINTRAHOGARP together with other domestic workers leaders met the Vice-Minister of Labour, Pablo Checa Ledesma to talk about C189. After the meeting, the group joined the march against the enactment of a new labour law affecting youth, best known as “Ley Pulpin”.

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Philippines: IDWF-LEARN domestic workers Training for Trainers Workshop

Philippines: IDWF-LEARN domestic workers Training for Trainers Workshop

Jan 18, 2015 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Philippines,by IDWFED

IDWF-LEARN organized a domestic workers Training for Trainers Workshop on 18 Jan 2015, at LEARN Workers' House.

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Chile: Seminar on challenges of domestic workers

Jan 11, 2015 from 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM Santiago, Chile,by IDWFED

In Santiago, Chile Ruth Olate from the Sindicato de Trabajadoras de Casa Particular carried out a Seminar to discuss the challenges faced by domestic workers after the enactment of Law No. 20.786 for Domestic Workers as well as to set up the agenda post 2014.

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Cambodia: Second Congress of Cambodia Domestic Workers Network

Cambodia: Second Congress of Cambodia Domestic Workers Network

Dec 28, 2014 from 04:00 PM to 01:00 AM Khmer Rurin Restaurant, #9, Street 57, Sangkat Boeung Keng Kang, Khan Chamkarmorn, Phnom Penh, Cambodia,by IDWFED

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Hong Kong: Rally for Migrant Domestic Workers' Rights

Hong Kong: Rally for Migrant Domestic Workers' Rights

Dec 21, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Hong Kong,by Fish Ip

Ratify C189, Rest Days, Scrap Visa ban on Nepalese, No violence! In Celebration and Action for International Migrants Day.

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Global: IDWF Communication Network Launch

Global: IDWF Communication Network Launch

Dec 16, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Global,by IDWFED

IDWF Communication Network Launch

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Mexico: CACEH Pact for the rights of domestic workers

Mexico: CACEH Pact for the rights of domestic workers

Dec 14, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Mexico,by IDWFED

2014 Dec 14, CACEH Pact for the rights of domestic workers: in search of social protection, the right to freedom of association and the inherent dignity of the activity of family care.

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Peru: IPROFOTH organized a national capacity building workshop

Dec 14, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Lima, Peru,by IDWFED

In Lima, Peru, Ernestina Ochoa from IPROFOTH organized a national capacity building workshop with the participation of 20 domestic workers in Cusco.

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Mexico: CACEH organized the First National Forum of domestic workers

Dec 14, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Mexico,by IDWFED

In Mexico City, Marcelina Bautista from CACEH organized the First National Forum of domestic workers and signed a pact with the commitment of everyone involved to form the first national domestic worker’s union in 2015.

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Bangladesh: Hunger Strike of NDWWU and Poster Campaign of DWRN

Bangladesh: Hunger Strike of NDWWU and Poster Campaign of DWRN

Dec 10, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Dhaka, Bangladesh,by IDWFED

2014 Dec 10, National Domestic Women Workers Union organised Day long hunger strike on observing the International Human Rights Day at in front of the National Press Club, Dhaka, Bangladesh. More than 50 domestic workers took part in the hunger strike with the demand of quick approval of the draft of "Domestic Workers Protection and Welfare Policy 2010", ratification of ILO Convention 189 and inclusion of the domestic workers in the national labour laws.

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Argentina: SINPECAF organized a National Meeting

from Dec 08, 2014 08:00 AM to Dec 10, 2014 07:59 AM Buenos Aires, Argentina,by IDWFED

In Buenos Aires, Argentina, Alcira Burgos of the Sindicato de Personal de Casas de Familia (SINPECAF) organized a National Meeting.

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Colombia: Workshop on gender issues for domestic workers

from Dec 06, 2014 08:00 AM to Dec 08, 2014 07:59 AM Bogotá, Colombia,by IDWFED

Yenny Hurtado from the Sindicato Nacional de Trabajadoras del Servicio Doméstico (SINTRASEDOM) organized a workshop on gender issues for domestic workers.

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Dominican Republic: Participation in a National Forum on domestic work

Dec 07, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

Elena Perez of the Asociación de Trabajadoras del Hogar (ATH) participated in a National Forum on domestic work, freedom of trade unions and collective bargaining. This Forum was organized in conjunction with CNUS.

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Global: International Migrants Day

Global: International Migrants Day

Dec 18, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

On 4 December 2000, the UN General Assembly, taking into account the large and increasing number of migrants in the world, proclaimed 18 December as International Migrants Day. On 18 December 1990, the General Assembly had adopted the International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families.

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Global: IDWF First Discussion Forum

Global: IDWF First Discussion Forum

Nov 23, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Global,by IDWFED

IDWF first discussion on the online communication network will begin Sunday November 23! The topic is Stop Violence Against Domestic Workers in honour of International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on November 25. Many domestic workers face violence at work, and some groups such as children and migrant workers can be at even greater risk.

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Global: Stop Violence Against Women

Global: Stop Violence Against Women

Nov 25, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM GLOBAL,by IDWFED

2014 Nov 25 is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. Myrtle Witbooi, IDWF President has a very important message to all women and the world.

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Hong Kong: New hotline and blog for migrant domestic workers

Hong Kong: New hotline and blog for migrant domestic workers

Nov 18, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Hong Kong,by IDWFED

A new hotline and blog by HKCTU FADWU for migrant domestic workers has been launched. If you/your friends are working/going to work in HongKong; or if you have questions, for example about your rights, you can WHATSAPP +852 9565 7440 in your own language.

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Global: Solidarity with IUF EECA Women's Conference

Global: Solidarity with IUF EECA Women's Conference

Nov 11, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

2014 Nov 11, in solidarity with IUF EECA Women's Conference.

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India: First General Council of NDWTUF

India: First General Council of NDWTUF

from Nov 04, 2014 08:00 AM to Nov 07, 2014 07:59 AM Mumbai, India,by IDWFED

2014 Nov 4 to 6, the first General Council of NDW Federation of trade unions representing domestic workers and National Workshop took place in Mumbai, India.

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Dominican Republic: November 25 Day of Non-violence Against Women

Dominican Republic: November 25 Day of Non-violence Against Women

Nov 25, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Dominican Republic,by IDWFED

We as women domestic workers are probably the group of women who suffer more violence. Friendly workers, the violence they are subjected is varied and often we do not realize. Here denounce some of the most common acts of violence to which we are exposed:

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Beijing+20 side event: Protecting Domestic Workers with ILO Convention No. 189 – Enhancing Women’s Economic Empowerment and Decent Work

Beijing+20 side event: Protecting Domestic Workers with ILO Convention No. 189 – Enhancing Women’s Economic Empowerment and Decent Work

Nov 18, 2014 from 08:30 PM to 07:59 AM Bangkok, Thailand,by IDWFED

This side event is to advocate with Asia and the Pacific member States to adopt labour, social protection and migration laws and policies covering domestic workers in line with the Convention 189 and related CEDAW principles, (including CEDAW GR 26) and recognize the gender-specific challenges that are inherent in the work of domestic workers.

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Costa Rica: Labour rights and social security workshop by ASTRADOMES

Costa Rica: Labour rights and social security workshop by ASTRADOMES

from Oct 18, 2014 08:00 AM to Oct 20, 2014 07:59 AM Costa Rica,by IDWFED

2014 Oct 19, labour rights and social security workshop organized by ASTRADOMES, an IDWF affiliate in Carribean.

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Burkina Faso: IDWF community network workshop

Burkina Faso: IDWF community network workshop

from Oct 18, 2014 08:00 AM to Oct 20, 2014 07:59 AM Burkina Faso,by IDWFED

2014 Oct 18-19, IDWF hosted a workshop in Burkina Faso with domestic workers in Africa to set goals for the community network in Africa. The group decided on the following actions.

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Peru: Domestic workers calling for ratification of C189

Peru: Domestic workers calling for ratification of C189

Oct 13, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Lima, Peru,by IDWFED

2014 Oct 13, domestic workers leaders and affiliates of IDWF/FITH held a demonstration calling for ratification of C189.

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Latin America: IDWF workshop in Chile

Latin America: IDWF workshop in Chile

from Sep 22, 2014 08:00 AM to Nov 27, 2014 07:59 AM Santiago, Chile,by IDWFED

2014 Sept 22-26, domestic workers and activists from around Latin America met in Santiago, Chile to analyze the situation of domestic workers in Latin America, develop an action plan, strengthen the effort to ratify C189 and discuss the IDWF communication network.

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Mexico: CACEH celebrating 14 years of work for domestic workers

Mexico: CACEH celebrating 14 years of work for domestic workers

Sep 16, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM MEXICO,by IDWFED

2014 Sep 16, CACEH, an IDWF affiliate, is celebrating its 14 years of work for organizing, promoting and defending the rights of domestic workers. Almost 100 domestic workers came to the 14th anniversary event of CACEH.

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Nepal: National Dialogue and Plan of Action of Domestic Workers

Nepal: National Dialogue and Plan of Action of Domestic Workers

Aug 22, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Nepal,by IDWFED

2014 Aug 22, National Dialogue and Plan of Action of Domestic Workers.

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Cambodia: IDEA-CDWN workshop for new members

Cambodia: IDEA-CDWN workshop for new members

Aug 17, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Cambodia,by admin

2014 Aug 17, Cambodian Domestic Worker Network (IDEA-CDWN) organize workshop on Trade union Rights and ILO Convention 189 for new members.

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Hong Kong: FADWU meeting with Labor Department about wages increase

Hong Kong: FADWU meeting with Labor Department about wages increase

Aug 14, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Hong Kong,by IDWFED

2014 Aug 14, representatives of FADWU meeting with the Labor Department about wages increase.

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