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.
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.
Domestic workers from around the world on May Day 2016!
Make "My Fair Home" Every Domestic Worker's Workplace!
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!
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.
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.
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 Events with the International Domestic Workers Federation
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.
The International Domestic Workers Federation (IDWF) represented by Elizabeth Tang, General Secretary, Ernestina Ochoa, Vice-president and Shirley Pryce, Executive Committee is in New York this week to take part in this the post-2015 development agenda process. It is critical that domestic workers' voices are heard and more importantly, that the post-2015 development agenda reflects the commitment of governments to end the situation of poverty for millions of domestic workers.
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
Celebrate International Women's Day by standing up for the women whose contributions support the very foundations of our economy and communities. Signing up for the day of action is easy: just text DIGNITY to 97779 and you'll get a text message with instructions about how to take part in the day of action on Monday.
IDWF Communication Network Launch
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.
2014 Nov 11, in solidarity with IUF EECA Women's Conference.
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick has signed the Massachusetts Domestic Workers Bill of Rights into law!
Domestic workers around the world celebrating their special day!
For the coming June 16 2014, IDWF leaders would like to say...