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Malawi: IDWF 4-year strategic planning workshop for CIAWU

Malawi: IDWF 4-year strategic planning workshop for CIAWU

from Apr 11, 2016 08:00 AM to Apr 13, 2016 07:59 AM Malawi,by IDWFED

IDWF conducted a four-year strategic planning workshop, April 11 to 12, for domestic workers from Commercial, Industrial & Allied Workers Union (CIAWU) in Malawi.

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Ghana: DSWU Capacity Building Workshop

Ghana: DSWU Capacity Building Workshop

Apr 06, 2016 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Ghana,by IDWFED

Domestic Services Workers Union (DSWU) had a Capacity building workshop on April 6 for domestic workers.

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Nepal: IDWF-HUN-GEFONT Workshop on Domestic Workers Rights and the New Labour Act

Nepal: IDWF-HUN-GEFONT Workshop on Domestic Workers Rights and the New Labour Act

Mar 25, 2016 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Kathmandu, Nepal,by IDWFED

Campaign for domestic worker protections in new Labour Act - IDWF and Home Workers' Union of Nepal (HUN) are conducting training and discussions with domestic workers in Nepal to gather input on how to include concrete and full legal protection for domestic workers in the adoption of the Labour Act of Nepal.

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Guinea: SYNEM domestic workers union met the First Lady of the country and demanded the ratification of C189

Guinea: SYNEM domestic workers union met the First Lady of the country and demanded the ratification of C189

Mar 08, 2016 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Guinea,by IDWFED

On March 8 International Women Day in Guinea, more than 40 members of the SYNEM domestic workers union met the First Lady of the country and demanded the ratification of C189.

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Ghana: "Strengthening Maternity and Paternity Protection for All: The role of Stakeholders"

Ghana: "Strengthening Maternity and Paternity Protection for All: The role of Stakeholders"

Mar 16, 2016 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Ghana,by IDWFED

Domestic workers celebrated the International Women's Day on March 16. The aim was to advocate for the ratification of ILO C183. The theme was "Strengthening Maternity and Paternity Protection for All: The role of Stakeholders".

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India: Domestic workers asking social protection on the International Women's Day

India: Domestic workers asking social protection on the International Women's Day

Mar 12, 2016 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Ranchi, Jharkhand, India,by IDWFED

The theme of the day was Social Protection for Domestic Workers. The Deputy Labour Commissioner of the State of Jharkhand made a public commitment that the state Government will do everything to change the situation of domestic workers in two years' time.

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Tanzania: CHODAWU celebrated Women's Day in Iringa, where many domestic workers are recruited to migrate and work

Mar 08, 2016 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Tanzania,by IDWFED

In Tanzania, CHODAWU celebrated Women’s Day in one of the rural districts, Iringa, where many domestic workers and child domestic workers are recruited to migrate and work.

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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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India: Gharelu Kamgar Union - IWD rally in Kanpur

India: Gharelu Kamgar Union - IWD rally in Kanpur

Mar 08, 2016 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Kanpur, India,by IDWFED

Gharelu Kamgar Union's rally on International Women's Day in Kanpur.

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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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South Africa: A national minimum wage workshop for domestic workers by SADSAWU

South Africa: A national minimum wage workshop for domestic workers by SADSAWU

Feb 14, 2016 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM South Africa,by IDWFED

SADSAWU was having a national minimum wage workshop for domestic workers on Feb 14.

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Namibia: First exco meeting of the Namibia Domestic and Allied Workers Union (NDAWU)

Namibia: First exco meeting of the Namibia Domestic and Allied Workers Union (NDAWU)

from Feb 12, 2016 08:00 AM to Feb 14, 2016 07:59 AM Namibia,by IDWFED

The NDAWU NEC meeting was held from February 12-13 in Windhoek. Solidarity action to Ana Jobs whose house was burn down and also she lost her daughter before the fire incidence.

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Tanzania: IDWF organized a lobbying meeting to the Minister of State

Tanzania: IDWF organized a lobbying meeting to the Minister of State

Feb 05, 2016 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Dodoma City, Tanzania,by IDWFED

IDWF, with the support from FES-Tanzania, organized a lobbying meeting to Jenista Joakim Mhagama, the Minister of State (Policy, Parliamentary affairs, Employment, Youth and Disabled) on Feb 5 for CHODAWU and the domestic workers leaders in Dodoma city where the Parliament session was taking place.

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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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South Africa: Africa regional capacity building workshop for English-speaking affiliates

South Africa: Africa regional capacity building workshop for English-speaking affiliates

from Dec 12, 2015 08:00 AM to Dec 15, 2015 07:59 AM Cape Town, South Africa,by IDWFED

Forty domestic workers participated in the second Africa regional capacity building workshop for English- speaking affiliates on December 12 – 14, 2015 in Cape Town, South Africa.

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Hong Kong: PLUDW sends Christmas song for SANDIGAN Kuwait

Hong Kong: PLUDW sends Christmas song for SANDIGAN Kuwait

Dec 13, 2015 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

PLUDW HK, Progressive Labour Union of Domestic Workers in Hong Kong, sends Christmas song for SANDIGAN Kuwait, a Filipino migrant community group. May Justice and Rights be realized among all domestic workers in the world.

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Hong Kong: FADWU Migrants' Day consulate hopping and rally

Hong Kong: FADWU Migrants' Day consulate hopping and rally

Dec 20, 2015 from 06:00 PM to 01:00 AM Hong Kong,by Fish Ip

The Hong Kong Federation of Asian Domestic Workers Unions is organizing a rally, going to consulates and Hong Kong government to call for ratification of C189 and regulating employment agencies against abuses.

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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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Cambodia: Domestic workers celebrate the Human Rights Day

Cambodia: Domestic workers celebrate the Human Rights Day

Dec 10, 2015 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

Domestic workers in Cambodia celebrate the Human Rights Day on Dec 10 with trade unions, community and civil society in Phnom Penh.

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Namibia: Evaluation and Planning Workshop for domestic workers' leaders

Namibia: Evaluation and Planning Workshop for domestic workers' leaders

from Dec 08, 2015 08:00 AM to Dec 10, 2015 07:59 AMby IDWFED

Elizabeth Tang, IDWF General Secretary, was facilitating at the Evaluation and Planning Workshop for The Namibia Domestic and Allied Workers Union (NDAWU).

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Philippines: UNITED Evaluation and Planning Workshop

Philippines: UNITED Evaluation and Planning Workshop

from Dec 01, 2015 08:00 AM to Dec 03, 2015 07:59 AM Philippines,by IDWFED

UNITED Evaluation and Planning Workshop, 1-2 Dec 2015, Quezon City

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Togo: IUF evaluation and planning workshop for domestic workers

Togo: IUF evaluation and planning workshop for domestic workers

from Nov 30, 2015 08:00 AM to Dec 02, 2015 07:59 AMby IDWFED

Domestic workers from Togo and Ivory Coast attended the two days IUF evaluation and planning workshop in Lomé, Togo from Nov 30 to Dec 1, 2015.

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Philippines: Founding of the Migrant Coordinating Group-Western Visayas (MCG-WV)

Philippines: Founding of the Migrant Coordinating Group-Western Visayas (MCG-WV)

from Nov 27, 2015 08:00 AM to Nov 30, 2015 07:59 AMby IDWFED

Founding of the Migrant Coordinating Group- Western Visayas (MCG-WV), Iloilo, the Philippines, November 27-29, 2015. As a founding partner, the IDWF aims to do the piloting of the said initiative in the Philippines in two areas namely; the SOCSKSARGEN area and Western Visayas. The IDWF was represented by Rey Rasing, Project Coordinator, at the Founding Assembly and training in Iloilo.

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Kenya: KUDHEIHA Solidarity Center Meeting Report on migrant domestic workers

Kenya: KUDHEIHA Solidarity Center Meeting Report on migrant domestic workers

Nov 28, 2015 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Kenya,by IDWFED

Migrant domestic workers face a lot of challenges. Kudheiha in collaboration with solidarity center held a meeting with some of these migrant workers who have been working in the Gulf Countries and are back in Kenya. Most of those present at the meeting were working in Jeddah, Riyadh, Dammam, Hail etc.

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Ghana: Awareness creation seminar for domestic workers

Ghana: Awareness creation seminar for domestic workers

Nov 26, 2015 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Ghana,by IDWFED

Awareness creation seminar for domestic workers in Ghana was held in November 26.

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Kenya: KUDHEIHA - National Domestic Workers Council democratically elected

Kenya: KUDHEIHA - National Domestic Workers Council democratically elected

from Nov 19, 2015 08:00 AM to Nov 21, 2015 07:59 AMby IDWFED

New development on an IDWF affiliate --- Kenya Union of Domestic, Hotels, Educational Institutions, Hospitals and Allied Workers (KUDHEIHA) --- a National Domestic Workers Council has been elected through a democratic process in Nairobi on Nov 19.

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Tanzania: CHODAWU Zanzibar awareness event for domestic workers

Tanzania: CHODAWU Zanzibar awareness event for domestic workers

Nov 18, 2015 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

CHODAWU Zanzibar launches an awareness event on Nov 18 for domestic workers providing materials such as knowing your legal rights, the rights to decent working conditions, about C189 etc.

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Namibia: NDAWU training workshop for leaders

Namibia: NDAWU training workshop for leaders

from Nov 06, 2015 08:00 AM to Nov 09, 2015 07:59 AMby IDWFED

A training workshop for leaders of NDAWU in Namibia held from November 6-8.

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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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