Thailand: Network of Domestic Workers in Thailand
|Street Address||Thailand677/6 Soi Ladphrao 5/1 Ladphrao Road , Chomphon , Chatujak , Bangkok, Thailand .|
|Phone Number||662 – 513 9242|
|Fax Number||662 - 513 8959|
|Type||Worker Association||Number of Male Members|
|Number of Female Members||420|
|Members Pay Fees|
|Maintains Register of Fees Paid|
1. To support and develop the protection of workers’ right and benefits to all domestic workers in Thailand
2. Strengthening of the Domestic Workers' Network in Thailand
3. Building capacity of leaders of Domestic Workers' Network in Thailand and its members
The consultation meeting on “Decent work for domestic worker” among ILO and the stakeholders in Thailand namely Ministry of Labour, employer, domestic worker and civil social organization, which took place on August and September 2009 has resulted in the forming of “ Working team for decent work for domestic worker” .
The working team consisted of Foundation for Child Development, State Enterprise Relation Confederation, Labour Congress of Thailand, Thailand Trade Union Confederation, MAP, MKUL and FTUB.
Later on, in November 2009, the training on Domestic workers’ right was organized with the support from ILO and Homenet Thailand. Owing to the realization of their own rights; the participants of the training who are domestic workers collected to gather and form “Domestic Workers’ Network in Thailand.
Their main campaigns at the moment are to get the government to pass an act which to improve Domestic Worker conditions. The domestic workers network and HomeNet Thailand run training programs