Report Findings on the Process towards Ratification of C189 in Tanzania
Research reports, working paper
The aim of the study was to document the process towards ratification of c189 by the domestic workers and the trade union alongside other stakeholders in Tanzania. The study aimed to collate actions, activities as well as campaigns carried out in Tanzania’s bid to ratify c189.
Face to face interviews were conducted between 24th June and 27th June 2014 in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania involving the domestic workers, the domestic workers trade union (CHODAWU), Trade Union Congress of Tanzania (TUCTA), the International Labour Organisation (ILO), Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES), Ministry of Labour & Employment, Association of Tanzania Employers (ATE), Channel Ten (Media House) and Kiota Women Health & Development Organization (KIWOHEDE).
In addition, a desktop research was carried out to supplement the data gathered by researching relevant documentary sources that contain important information on Tanzania’s ratification process. The secondary sources of information were used to supplement the primary data gathered from the respondents.
Sets of open ended questions were employed to obtain perceptions on the activities / actions that had been undertaken in Tanzania and these were primarily hinged on the national tripartite plus action plan on the ratification of c189 to promote decent work for domestic workers in Tanzania.