On 18-19 February 2017, the Regional Exchange of Domestic Workers Experiences: C189 & Social Security will take place in Mexico City.
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.
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.
Jamaica Household Workers Union was having a celebration for International Domestic Workers Day on June 16.
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.
Domestic workers from around the world on May Day 2016!
Make "My Fair Home" Every Domestic Worker's Workplace!
Members of CIMTRA, UNISIMA & ATH were marching on March 8 in Santo Domingo asking for women's rights and equality.
Domestic workers are going to celebrate the International Women's Day (IWD) 2016.
An encouragement message to all domestic workers by Myrtle Witbooi on this special Christmas Day 2015.
May your heart and home be filled with all the peace and joys. MERRY CHRISTMAS!
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.
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.
ILO-IDWF-ITUC Regional Workshop on Organizing Migrant Domestic Workers, Bangkok, Thailand.
Official launch of My Fair Home campaign targets domestic workers' employers to improve working conditions was held on Friday 25 September, in Bangkok.
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.
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.”
Congratulations everyone on a very powerful International Domestic Workers Day!
On this June 16, we will begin to walk together, towards achieving “My Fair Home” for every domestic worker and implementation of the C189.
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.
Demanding dignity for domestic workers and all workers on May Day!
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.
Historic Gathering Expected to Set Global Women’s Agenda for Next Twenty Years
CSW59: Are We Really Leaving Nobody Behind? Equality & Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights for AllMar 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.
CSW59: Domestic Workers from Across Globe Take action for Inclusion at United Nations Women’s Summitfrom 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.
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.
2015 International Women's Day: Women for Peace - Make Domestic Workers Workplace Safe
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”.
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.
IDWF Communication Network Launch