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Indonesia: Jaringan Nasional Advokasi Pekerja Rumah Tangga (JALAPRT)

Indonesia: Jaringan Nasional Advokasi Pekerja Rumah Tangga (JALAPRT)

by IDWFED published Sep 17, 2014 06:14 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.
Street Address Jl. Kalibata Utara I No. 18 Jakarta Selatan Indonesia
Phone Number +62-21 - 7971629
Fax Number +62-21 - 7971629
Email jala_prt@yahoo.com
Website ​ http://www.jalaprt.org
Type Worker Association
Number of Male Members
Number of Female Members 1,214
Members Pay Fees Check if members pay fees
Maintains Register of Fees Paid Maintains register of fees paid
Year Established 2004

Objectives

Vision

National Network for Domestic Workers Advocacy

There are Domestic Workers’s Rights Protection System in National Level through Domestic Workers National Law and Supporting for International Level trough C 189 & R201

Mission

1. Advocacy for National Law, Local Law of DWs Rights and Ratification for ILO C 189
2. Strengthening the domestic workers organizations through organizing and capacity building for DWs to unionize and represent DWs for social dialog – advocacy for the DWs Rights, , Women Rights, Labor Rights Human Rights
3. Conducting national, regional and international campaign in raising support on the protection towards domestic workers Developing networking: Link up with other domestic workers organisations, trade unions, social partners, women organizations, etc at national, regional and international level
4. Supporting domestic workers strengthening in various areas especially in areas with many domestic workers


History

Based on structural and cultural problems of domestic workers, situation of the main stakeholders, need and achievement of domestic workers’ advocacy from local, national and international levels, some NGOs, women organizations, domestic workers union, trade unions and other institutions concern on domestic workers were gathered to establish national network for domestic workers’ advocacy, called JALA PRT (National Network for Domestic Workers Advocacy), on July 11-14, 2004 in Yogyakarta.

Mandates of JALA PRT:
• Conducting advocacy on national policy and international instrument for the existence of Protection towards Rights of Domestic Workers Law both local and migrants through Domestic Workers National Law and C 189 & R201 Ratification
• Conducting national, regional and international campaign in raising support on the protection towards domestic workers
• Strengthening the domestic workers organizations through domestic workers organizing and capacity building
• Developing networking: Link up with other domestic workers organisations, trade unions, social partners, women organizations
• Supporting domestic workers strengthening in various areas especially in areas with many domestic workers

To this day Jala PRT has 41 organizations as its members and 8 individual members. Most of them are women organizations, NGOS and domestiic workers organizations from 16 cities in Indonesia cover 8 islands and 14 province: Medan – North Sumatera, Batam, Yogyakarta, Jakarta and Banten province, Bandung – West Java Semarang, Solo, – Central Java, Surabaya, Madura – East Java, Mataram West Nusa Tenggara, Flores and Kupang – East Nusa Tenggara, Pontianak - West Kalimantan, Samarinda – East Kalimantan, Makassar – South Sulawesi, Denpasar - Bali.

Under Jala PRT, the following 5 domestic workers unions / organizations joined IDWF, namely:

sapulidi logoTunas Mulia logoKOY logo

SPRT SAPULIDI, Sapulidi Domestic Workers Union, Jakarta

Facebook: Serikat PRT Sapulidi DKI Jakarta

Serikat PRT Tunas Mulia, (Tunas Mulia Domestic Workers Union), Organized by RUMPUN Tjoet Njak Dien: 1999-2006

Facebook: Serikat PRT Tunas Mulia

KOY, (Yogyakarta Domestic Workers Organization), Organized by RUMPUN Tjoet Njak Dien: 2007-2010

Facebook: Kongress Organisasi Prt Koy  

Serikat Sumut logo
Serikat PRT Merdeka Semarang, (Merdeka Domestic Workers Union), Organized by PERISAI 
Facebook:  Serikat PRT Merdeka Semarang

SPRT Sumut/North Domestic Workers Union in North Sumatra

Facebook: Sprt.Sumut

Publications:
Domestic Workers Newsletter, Tungku Menyala,  https://tungkumenyala.blog/

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