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published Sep 20, 2014 05:29 PM
IDWF Affiliates in Asia Pacific (14 affiliates in 11 countries)

 

 

Bangladesh: National Domestic Women Workers Union (NDWWU)

Bangladesh: National Domestic Women Workers Union (NDWWU)

by Fish Ip — last modified May 14, 2018 04:52 PM

The National Domestic Women Workers Union (NDWWU) was established on March 8, 2001 with the aim of recognizing the rights and establishing the dignity of Domestic workers. NDWWU is the first domestic workers union in Bangladesh.

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Cambodia: Cambodian Domestic Workers Network (CDWN)

Cambodia: Cambodian Domestic Workers Network (CDWN)

by Fish Ip — last modified May 11, 2018 06:10 PM

Formed in 2012, CDWN aims to attain 1,000 members by 2017, including migrant Cambodian domestic workers in Malaysia.

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Hong Kong: Hong Kong Federation of Asian Domestic Workers Unions (FADWU)

Hong Kong: Hong Kong Federation of Asian Domestic Workers Unions (FADWU)

by IDWFED — last modified Oct 19, 2017 05:30 PM

FADWU is a union federation composed of local and migrant domestic workers unions in Hong Kong of different nationalities.

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India: Gharelu Kaamgar Sangathan, Gurgaon (GKS)

India: Gharelu Kaamgar Sangathan, Gurgaon (GKS)

by IDWFED — last modified Jun 21, 2018 03:50 PM

The GKS is organizing domestic workers in Gurgaon, an industrial and financial centre next to the capital Delhi.

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India: National Domestic Workers Movement (NDWM)

India: National Domestic Workers Movement (NDWM)

by IDWFED — last modified Jul 31, 2017 05:41 PM

Formed in 1985, NDWM has been organizing domestic workers and promoting for their rights. It is now currently working in 17 states all over India. It further established National Domestic Workers Federation (NDWF) in 2013 to get domestic workers more organized into trade union structure.

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India: National Domestic Workers Federation (NDWF)

India: National Domestic Workers Federation (NDWF)

by IDWFED — last modified Apr 10, 2017 04:07 PM

NDWF is composed of domestic workers unions from different states.

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India: Self Employed Women's Association (SEWA)

India: Self Employed Women's Association (SEWA)

by IDWFED — last modified May 07, 2018 04:31 PM

SEWA is a trade union registered in 1972. It is an organisation of poor, self-employed women workers. These are women who earn a living through their own labour or small businesses.

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Indonesia: Jaringan Nasional Advokasi Pekerja Rumah Tangga (JALAPRT)

Indonesia: Jaringan Nasional Advokasi Pekerja Rumah Tangga (JALAPRT)

by IDWFED — last modified Apr 03, 2018 02:23 PM

JALA PRT, National Network for Advocacy for Domestic Workers, with its domestic workers unions affiliates in Jakarta, Yogyakarta, Semarang and North Sumatra joined IDWF as affiliate.

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Malaysia: Asosasyon ng mga Makabayang Manggagawang Pilipino Overseas (AMMPO)

Malaysia: Asosasyon ng mga Makabayang Manggagawang Pilipino Overseas (AMMPO)

by IDWFED — last modified May 07, 2018 04:28 PM

AMMPO is a domestic workers association.

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Nepal: Home Workers Trade Union of Nepal (HUN)

Nepal: Home Workers Trade Union of Nepal (HUN)

by IDWFED — last modified Apr 05, 2017 05:02 PM

The Home Workers Union of Nepal (HUN) was formed after the merge of the Nepal Independent Domestic Workers’ Union, Home Based Workers’ Union, Gold and Silver Ornament Workers Trade Union and Thanka artists Trade Union.

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Philippines: United Domestic Workers of the Philippines (UNITED)

Philippines: United Domestic Workers of the Philippines (UNITED)

by Fish Ip — last modified May 07, 2018 04:29 PM

UNITED is a national union of domestic workers in the Philippines. Local chapters are organized at barangay level nationwide.

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South Korea: National House Manager's Cooperative (NHMC)

South Korea: National House Manager's Cooperative (NHMC)

by IDWFED — last modified Sep 18, 2018 02:36 PM

NHMC is a cooperative of domestic workers providing skill training and placement service for its members and at the same time to get domestic workers organized to advocate for their rights.

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Sri Lanka: Domestic Workers Union (DWU)

Sri Lanka: Domestic Workers Union (DWU)

by Fish Ip — last modified Oct 30, 2017 03:10 PM

Domestic Workers Union (DWU) organizes domestic workers in Sri Lanka.

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Thailand: Network of Domestic Workers in Thailand (NDWT)

Thailand: Network of Domestic Workers in Thailand (NDWT)

by IDWFED — last modified Oct 19, 2017 05:40 PM

The Network of Domestic Workers in Thailand organize both local and migrant domestic workers working in Thailand.

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