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Tanzania: Symposium on equal participation of women in democratic governance by CHODAWU

Tanzania: Symposium on equal participation of women in democratic governance by CHODAWU

Mar 07, 2012 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Tanzania,by IDWFED

The trade union of Tanzania including the Conservation, Hotels, Domestic and Allied Workers Union (CHODAWU) organized a symposium dealing with equal participation of women in democratic governance.

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Indonesia: Jala PRT submitted 5000 signatures on the Domestic Workers Day

Indonesia: Jala PRT submitted 5000 signatures on the Domestic Workers Day

Feb 15, 2012 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Jakarta, Indonesia,by IDWFED

On February 15, the Domestic Workers Day in Indonesia, Jala PRT, network of domestic workers organizations in the country, supported by the trade unions and other allies, submitted 5,000 signatures to the Indonesian Government and members of parliament , to support their demand that the Government enact the Domestic Workers Bill and ratify C189 as soon as possible in order to improve the rights and conditions of domestic workers in the country.

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Kenya: The Africa Regional Workshop for domestic workers unions building

from Nov 28, 2011 08:00 AM to Nov 30, 2011 07:59 AM Nairobi, Kenya,by IDWFED

The Africa Regional Workshop was participated by 25 participants, almost all were leaders of domestic workers trade unions from 15 countries. Among them, four were affiliates of the IUF.

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Philippines: Asian Regional Conference - Realizing Decent Work for Domestic Workers, Towards Ratification of C189 in Asia

Philippines: Asian Regional Conference - Realizing Decent Work for Domestic Workers, Towards Ratification of C189 in Asia

from Oct 24, 2011 08:00 AM to Oct 27, 2011 07:59 AM Manila, Philippines,by IDWFED

The IDWN, in collaboration with the International Trade Union Confederation – Asia Pacific (ITUC AP), Global Network-Asia, and Migrant Forum in Asia (MFA), held the Asian Regional Conference, titled: “Realizing Decent Work for Domestic Workers, Towards Ratification of C189 in Asia”, on October 24-26, 2011 in Manila, the Philippines.

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South Africa: Domestic workers summit recognises significant contribution of domestic workers to the economy

Aug 28, 2011 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

In August, the South African Domestic Services and Allied Workers Union (SADSAWU), COSATU, NACTU, FEDUSA, International Labour Organization (ILO), Social Law Project, Labour Research Service, ANCWL, Progressive Women Movement of South Africa came together to celebrate Women's Month and to highlight the call to the South African Government to start the processes of ratifying the Convention 189 on Decent Work for Domestic Workers.

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Hong Kong: May Day Rally for Adoption of ILO Convention on Domestic Workers

Hong Kong: May Day Rally for Adoption of ILO Convention on Domestic Workers

May 01, 2011 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

Every year on May Day, domestic workers join HKCUT rally. 2011 May day is a special May Day for us. One month later, member states of International Labour Organization (ILO) will vote at the 100th session of International Labour Conference on the adoption of an ILO convention on domestic workers. This will be the first time that domestic workers are declared internationally as workers. We should enjoy labour rights and should be treated equally with other workers.

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Bangladesh:10th year anniversary of the National Women Domestic Workers Union (NDWWU)

Bangladesh:10th year anniversary of the National Women Domestic Workers Union (NDWWU)

Mar 08, 2011 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Bangladesh,by IDWFED

The National Domestic Women Workers Union (NDWWU) established on March 8, 2001 with the aim of recognizing the rights and establishing the dignity of Domestic workers. This year is the 10th anniversary of the establishing of the rights and dignity of the domestic workers. On March 8, 2011 the 3rd national conference of NDWWU was held in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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Germany: EFFAT Women's Conference - Domestic Workers on the international agenda – and in Europe?

Oct 19, 2009 from 08:30 PM to 10:00 PM Berlin, Germany,by IDWFED

Organised by the International Domestic Workers’ Network (IDWN) and sponsored by the German Commission for Justice and Peace.

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