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Thailand: Network of Domestic Workers in Thailand

Thailand: Network of Domestic Workers in Thailand

by IDWFED published Feb 08, 2015 11:09 PM
The Network of Domestic Workers in Thailand organize both local and migrant domestic workers working 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
Email center@homenetthailand.org
Website www.homenetthailand.org
Type Worker Association
Number of Male Members
Number of Female Members 420
Members Pay Fees
Maintains Register of Fees Paid
Year Established 2009

Objectives

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

History

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

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