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Latin America

by IDWFED published Feb 11, 2015 09:04 PM
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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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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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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Jamaica: Jamaica Household Workers Union celebration for IDWD

Jamaica: Jamaica Household Workers Union celebration for IDWD

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

Jamaica Household Workers Union was having a celebration for International Domestic Workers Day on June 16.

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Dominican Republic: National meeting of "An Effective Implementation of the ILO C189 for Domestic Workers"

Dominican Republic: National meeting of "An Effective Implementation of the ILO C189 for Domestic Workers"

May 07, 2016 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic,by IDWFED

A national meeting of "An Effective Implementation of the ILO C189 for Domestic Workers" was held on May 7 in Santo Domingo.

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Global: Domestic workers on 2016 May Day

Global: Domestic workers on 2016 May Day

May 01, 2016 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

Domestic workers from around the world on May Day 2016!

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Global: Get Ready for June 16 - 5th Anniversary of C189!

Global: Get Ready for June 16 - 5th Anniversary of C189!

from Apr 20, 2016 08:00 AM to Jun 17, 2016 07:59 AMby IDWFED

Make "My Fair Home" Every Domestic Worker's Workplace!

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Dominican Republic: Unions marching on March 8 asking for women's rights and equality

Dominican Republic: Unions marching on March 8 asking for women's rights and equality

Mar 08, 2016 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic,by IDWFED

Members of CIMTRA, UNISIMA & ATH were marching on March 8 in Santo Domingo asking for women's rights and equality.

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Global: 2016 March 8 - Domestic workers celebrate International Women's Day

Global: 2016 March 8 - Domestic workers celebrate International Women's Day

from Mar 01, 2016 08:00 AM to Mar 16, 2016 07:59 AMby IDWFED

Domestic workers are going to celebrate the International Women's Day (IWD) 2016.

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Global: Let us continue to fight until all workers are free

Global: Let us continue to fight until all workers are free

Dec 25, 2015 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

An encouragement message to all domestic workers by Myrtle Witbooi on this special Christmas Day 2015.

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Global: Make your home a MY FAIR HOME

Global: Make your home a MY FAIR HOME

Dec 24, 2015 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

May your heart and home be filled with all the peace and joys. MERRY CHRISTMAS!

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Dominican Republic: Domestic workers demanding their rights as workers on the Human Rights Day

Dominican Republic: Domestic workers demanding their rights as workers on the Human Rights Day

Dec 10, 2015 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Dominican Republic,by IDWFED

On the Human Rights Day, Dec 10, domestic workers from ATH/CNUS gathered in front of the Ministry of Labour to demand employers to pay their wages 13.

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Global: IDWF was founded in ‪Uruguay‬ two years ago

Global: IDWF was founded in ‪Uruguay‬ two years ago

Oct 28, 2015 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

It's IDWF's birthday! Two years ago IDWF was founded in ‪Uruguay‬ and we have our latest 5-Year Strategic Plan for 2016-2020 published.

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Thailand: ILO-IDWF-ITUC Regional Workshop on Organizing Migrant Domestic Workers

Thailand: ILO-IDWF-ITUC Regional Workshop on Organizing Migrant Domestic Workers

from Sep 25, 2015 08:00 AM to Sep 28, 2015 07:59 AMby IDWFED

ILO-IDWF-ITUC Regional Workshop on Organizing Migrant Domestic Workers, Bangkok, Thailand.

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Global: It starts in your home - Official Launch of My Fair Home campaign

Global: It starts in your home - Official Launch of My Fair Home campaign

Sep 25, 2015 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

Official launch of My Fair Home campaign targets domestic workers' employers to improve working conditions was held on Friday 25 September, in Bangkok.

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Mexico: SINACTRAHO founding congress & CACEH 15th Anniversary

Mexico: SINACTRAHO founding congress & CACEH 15th Anniversary

from Aug 30, 2015 08:00 AM to Sep 11, 2015 07:59 AMby IDWFED

National Domestic Workers Union (SINACTRAHO) held its founding congress on August 30 with the aim of representing and defending the labor rights of Mexico’s estimated 2.3 million domestic workers. CACEH, the domestic worker support and training center, has been organizing domestic workers towards this goal and celebrated its 15th Anniversary on September 10.

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Indonesia: The IDWF Executive Committee Meeting from August 13 to 15, 2015

Indonesia: The IDWF Executive Committee Meeting from August 13 to 15, 2015

from Aug 13, 2015 08:00 AM to Aug 16, 2015 07:59 AM Bogor, Indonesia,by IDWFED

In August this year, the Executive Committee met in Bogor, Indonesia for its annual meeting. We used the opportunity of bringing our leaders together to meet with members of IDWF’s Indonesia affiliate, and bring the voices of domestic workers to an important global meeting, “Labor Migration: Who Benefits? Solidarity Center Conference on Worker Rights and Shared Prosperity.”

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2015 June 16 International Domestic Workers Day round up

2015 June 16 International Domestic Workers Day round up

Jun 16, 2015 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Worldwide,by IDWFED

Congratulations everyone on a very powerful International Domestic Workers Day!

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June 16 is around the corner - "My Fair Home"

June 16 is around the corner - "My Fair Home"

Jun 16, 2015 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

On this June 16, we will begin to walk together, towards achieving “My Fair Home” for every domestic worker and implementation of the C189.

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Dominican Republic: ATH celebrates 26th anniversary

Dominican Republic: ATH celebrates 26th anniversary

May 07, 2015 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

On May 7, the Association of Domestic Workers (ATH in Spanish) in Dominican Republic celebrated its 26th anniversary and years of struggle, organization and achievements.

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Domestic workers on 2015 May Day

Domestic workers on 2015 May Day

May 01, 2015 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Global,by IDWFED

Demanding dignity for domestic workers and all workers on May Day!

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CSW59: Women's Economic Empowerment and Labor Rights

CSW59: Women's Economic Empowerment and Labor Rights

Mar 12, 2015 from 12:30 AM to 07:59 AM New York, USA,by IDWFED

From domestic workers to factory workers, women are fighting for fair wages and working conditions, equal job opportunities, freedom from sexual harassment and other forms of gender-based violence, and social protections for all workers.

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CSW59: IDWF Presents at UN on Organizing for Women Migrants' Rights

CSW59: IDWF Presents at UN on Organizing for Women Migrants' Rights

Mar 11, 2015 from 09:00 PM to 10:30 PM New York, USA,by IDWFED

Historic Gathering Expected to Set Global Women’s Agenda for Next Twenty Years

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CSW59: Are We Really Leaving Nobody Behind? Equality & Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights for All

CSW59: Are We Really Leaving Nobody Behind? Equality & Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights for All

Mar 10, 2015 from 09:15 PM to 10:30 PM New York, USA,by IDWFED

A CSW59 Side-Event organized by the High-Level Task Force for the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) and co-hosted by the Governments of Denmark and Uruguay. The theme of the event is Equality & Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights for All.

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CSW59: Domestic Workers from Across Globe Take action for Inclusion at United Nations Women’s Summit

from Mar 10, 2015 08:00 AM to Mar 21, 2015 07:59 AM New York, USA,by IDWFED

For the first time, representatives from the International Domestic Worker Federation, a global network representing the 53 million member workforce with 47 affiliates in 43 countries, will bring the unique needs of domestic workers to forefront during the meeting, pushing for adoption of international labor standards and labor projections for this vital workforce as central components of any plan for women’s rights.

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CSW59: The conversations on paid and unpaid care work

CSW59: The conversations on paid and unpaid care work

from Mar 09, 2015 08:00 AM to Mar 21, 2015 07:59 AM New York, USA,by IDWFED

Interactions is at the UN Commission on the Status of Women from 9 to 20 March 2015. We are following the conversation on paid and unpaid care work.

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2015 International Women's Day: Women for Peace - Make Domestic Workers Workplace Safe

2015 International Women's Day: Women for Peace - Make Domestic Workers Workplace Safe

Mar 08, 2015 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

2015 International Women's Day: Women for Peace - Make Domestic Workers Workplace Safe

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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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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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