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Nepal: Home Workers Trade Union of Nepal (HUN)

Nepal: Home Workers Trade Union of Nepal (HUN)

by IDWFED published Sep 25, 2014 02:07 PM
Contributors: HUN
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.
Street Address Man Mohan Labor Building , GEFONT Plaza, Putalisadak, Kathmandu, Nepal
Phone Number 977-1-4168181
Fax Number 977-1-4168012
Email hun@gefont.org
Website
Type Trade Union
Number of Male Members
Number of Female Members 3,087
Members Pay Fees Check if members pay fees
Maintains Register of Fees Paid Maintains register of fees paid
Year Established 2013

Objectives

Objectives:
- To establish domestic workers identity and ensure their rights.
- To uplift the living condition of domestic workers and guarantee for social security.

Aims:
- Working for the rights of domestic workers in order to address their problems.
- Decent work for the domestic workers.

History

Nepal Independent Domestic Workers Union (NIDWU) was established on 2 Feb 2006. It has been an affiliate of Gefont, Nepal. On 15 Sep 2013, the union merged with other four home-based workers unions, Home Based Workers’ Union, Gold and Silver Ornament Workers Trade Union and Thanka artists Trade Union, into HUN. 

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