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by IDWFED published Jul 07, 2015 05:39 PM
Belgium: ACV-CSC is reaching out to domestic work companies and agencies to seek their commitment to My Fair Home

Belgium: ACV-CSC is reaching out to domestic work companies and agencies to seek their commitment to My Fair Home

by IDWFED — last modified Jun 21, 2016 05:37 PM

Grace Papa, IDWF Executive Committee member and leader at IDWF affiliate ACV-CSC in Belgium, is reaching out to domestic work companies and agencies to seek their commitment to My Fair Home.

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Ghana: DSWU celebration of June 16 and signing the My Fair Home pledge

Ghana: DSWU celebration of June 16 and signing the My Fair Home pledge

Jun 16, 2016 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Ghana,by IDWFED

Domestic Services Workers Union (DSWU) will celebrate the day with 60 domestic workers, employers, policy makers, trade unionists, and an official from the Department of Labour.

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Tanzania: CHODAWU's public forum for June 16 and launch of My Fair Home

Tanzania: CHODAWU's public forum for June 16 and launch of My Fair Home

Jun 16, 2016 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Tanzania,by IDWFED

On June 16th, 45 domestic workers and union leaders from CHODAWU (Conservation, Hotels, Domestic, Social Welfare and Consultancy Union) will meet the Honorable Jenista Joakim Mhagama, Minister of State (Policy, Parliamentary Affairs, Labour, Employment Youth and Disabled) in Dodoma where the Parliament is in session.

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Global: This June 16, we call upon the employers of domestic workers to support the rights of domestic workers, says Elizabeth Tang

Global: This June 16, we call upon the employers of domestic workers to support the rights of domestic workers, says Elizabeth Tang

by IDWFED — last modified Jun 12, 2016 05:21 PM

We know there are many people in our communities who respect our work and our dignity as human beings. Let’s all advance the "My Fair Home" campaign. Encourage your members to talk to their employers to make the pledge.

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Global: Let us keep on fighting and campaigning for our rights, says Myrtle Witbooi

Global: Let us keep on fighting and campaigning for our rights, says Myrtle Witbooi

by IDWFED — last modified Jun 12, 2016 05:22 PM

"What we won in 2011 was the road to our freedom. Let us keep on fighting and campaigning for our rights. 16th June is ours, so let us free ourselves."

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Global: International Domestic Workers Day 2016 June 16 - International Launch of the My Fair Home Campaign

Global: International Domestic Workers Day 2016 June 16 - International Launch of the My Fair Home Campaign

by IDWFED — last modified Aug 22, 2016 06:38 PM

This year on June 16, the IDWF will launch the My Fair Home campaign internationally jointly with the My Fair Home champions.

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Belgium: EFFAT is a champion of My Fair Home!

Belgium: EFFAT is a champion of My Fair Home!

by IDWFED — last modified Mar 02, 2017 09:54 PM

European Federation of Trade Unions in the Food, Agriculture and Tourism (EFFAT), Belgium is a champion of My Fair Home!

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Philippines: UNITED is a champion of My Fair Home!

Philippines: UNITED is a champion of My Fair Home!

by IDWFED — last modified Oct 30, 2017 04:39 PM

UNITED Domestic Workers of the Philippines (UNITED), Philippines is a champion of My Fair Home!

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Hong Kong: FADWU is a champion of My Fair Home!

Hong Kong: FADWU is a champion of My Fair Home!

by IDWFED — last modified Jun 20, 2016 06:13 PM

FADWU is a champion of My Fair Home!

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Tanzania: CHODAWU is a champion of My Fair Home!

Tanzania: CHODAWU is a champion of My Fair Home!

by IDWFED — last modified Jun 21, 2016 03:45 PM

Conservation, Hotel, Domestic and Allied Workers Union (CHODAWU), Tanzania is a champion of My Fair Home!

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Hong Kong: My Fair Home Launch and Public Forum - Monitoring Employment Agencies

Hong Kong: My Fair Home Launch and Public Forum - Monitoring Employment Agencies

Jun 12, 2016 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Edinburgh Place, Central, Hong Kong,by Fish Ip

Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions (HKCTU) and Hong Kong Federation of Asian Domestic Workers Unions (FADWU) are launching My Fair Home Campaign on Sunday June 12 to celebrate International Domestic Workers Day

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Global: Celebrate and organize for the ratification of C189 and labor law reforms!

Global: Celebrate and organize for the ratification of C189 and labor law reforms!

by IDWFED — last modified Jun 15, 2016 10:27 PM

Flyer by the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) - Celebrate and organize for the ratification of C189 and labor law reforms!

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IDWF e-Newsletter #11 - April 2016

IDWF e-Newsletter #11 - April 2016

by IDWFED — last modified Jun 16, 2016 01:23 PM

Get Ready for June 16 - International Domestic Workers Day! Make "My Fair Home" Every Domestic Worker's Workplace!

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What will you do around the 5th Anniversary of C189?

by IDWFED — last modified May 03, 2016 01:32 PM

2016 is the fifth anniversary of our victory at the ILO for decent work for domestic workers! What will you do around the 5th Anniversary of C189? Tell us how to make this campaign a success in your country and everywhere!

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Global: Get Ready for June 16 - 5th Anniversary of C189!

Global: Get Ready for June 16 - 5th Anniversary of C189!

from Apr 20, 2016 08:00 AM to Jun 17, 2016 07:59 AMby IDWFED

Make "My Fair Home" Every Domestic Worker's Workplace!

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C189 WATCH - A note on governments' report to ILO

by IDWFED — last modified Jan 25, 2016 11:11 PM

For countries who has ratified C189, the governments must submit a "FIRST REPORT" to the ILO Committee of Experts twelve months after the Convention has entered into force when it has 2 ratifications (Art 21, C189), i.e. Sep 2013.

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Making decent work a reality for domestic workers

by IDWFED — last modified Dec 08, 2016 03:37 PM

Improving conditions in the domestic work sector is often perceived as unattainable: how can employers afford to pay domestic workers the minimum wage, let alone social security benefits? How can conditions be monitored if labour inspectors are prohibited from entering the private household? Yet increasingly unions, governments and employers are taking measures to make labour and social protections a reality for domestic workers. The following resources share the lessons learned from their experiences.

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2015 June 16 International Domestic Workers Day round up

2015 June 16 International Domestic Workers Day round up

Jun 16, 2015 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Worldwide,by IDWFED

Congratulations everyone on a very powerful International Domestic Workers Day!

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India: Actions of domestic workers in Madurai, Trichy and Nellai in the state of Tamil Nadu

India: Actions of domestic workers in Madurai, Trichy and Nellai in the state of Tamil Nadu

Jun 17, 2015 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

Actions of domestic workers in Madurai, Trichy and Nellai in the state of Tamil Nadu, India.

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Singapore: A Part Of The Family?

Singapore: A Part Of The Family?

by IDWFED — last modified Jul 07, 2015 06:36 PM

HOME argues that ill treatment of domestic workers goes beyond physical, sexual and psychological abuse.

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The unstoppable domestic workers' movement: winning labour rights and protections for 15 million domestic workers

The unstoppable domestic workers' movement: winning labour rights and protections for 15 million domestic workers

by IDWFED — last modified Jul 07, 2015 06:36 PM

In the past few years a political and moral shift has occurred among growing numbers of political leaders which has secured rights and protections for 15 million domestic workers today. Their lives have improved by shifting away from unprotected and exploitative jobs to ones protected by labour laws.

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Lebanon: Domestic Workers Need the Protection of a Union

by IDWFED — last modified Jul 07, 2015 06:36 PM

Women migrant domestic workers – who make up the majority of domestic workers – face additional discrimination in the legal system. The Kafala (guardianship) system, enforced in Lebanon and the Gulf monarchies, ties the domestic foreign worker to a specific employer; the worker becomes illegal should she quit her employer, placing the worker in a particularly vulnerable situation.

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India: On Domestic Workers Day, millions of Indian women continue to work in the shadows

India: On Domestic Workers Day, millions of Indian women continue to work in the shadows

by IDWFED — last modified Jul 07, 2015 06:36 PM

“Dogs and Indians not allowed,” proclaimed a notorious 1930s signboard at the Pahartali European Club in the Chittagong region of India (now in Bangladesh), when the country was under British rule. Today, in the 21st century, in recreational and residential spaces throughout Indian cities, there’s an invisible sign which says: “No domestic workers allowed”.

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International Domestic Workers Day Outreach and Visibility Campaign Toolkit

International Domestic Workers Day Outreach and Visibility Campaign Toolkit

by IDWFED — last modified Jul 07, 2015 06:39 PM

In honor of International Domestic Workers Day (IDWD), NDWA offers these materials on conducting effective and systematic outreach. Let’s use International Domestic Workers Day to build our movement! This year, NDWA has worked with artist Rommy Torrico to create a beautiful image lifting up domestic workers. We hope you will use this image in posters, flyers, and social media to invite domestic workers to join our movement and to raise consciousness of anyone who knows a domestic worker about the value and dignity of our work. International Domestic Workers Day provides a great opportunity to lift up the issues and voices of domestic workers - it’s inspiring for our members, it’s interesting to the media, and it’s a great moment to get out there and communicate with our communities!

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News clipping on International Domestic Worker Day-16th June 2015

News clipping on International Domestic Worker Day-16th June 2015

by Sonia Rani — last modified Jul 07, 2015 06:01 PM

News clipping on International Domestic Worker Day-16th June 2015

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Domestic Workers different locations from Delhi, celebrated International Domestic Workers day jointly.

Domestic Workers different locations from Delhi, celebrated International Domestic Workers day jointly.

by Sonia Rani — last modified Jul 07, 2015 06:00 PM

Domestic Workers different locations from Delhi, celebrated International Domestic Workers day jointly.

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The International Domestic Worker Day celebation-16th June

The International Domestic Worker Day celebation-16th June

by Sonia Rani — last modified Jul 07, 2015 05:58 PM

International Domestic Workers Day Celebration!!! Labour Minister of Delhi Gopal Rai, Deputy Speaker Bandana Kumari and Parliamentary Secretary Naresh Yadav were present. The Labour Minister has made commitment to constitute a committee to look into the issues of domestic workers across the city. Deputy speaker Bandana Kumari will head the committee that will have members from the labour department and members from National Platform for Domestic Workers.

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India: NDWM Bihar demanding for ratification of C189

India: NDWM Bihar demanding for ratification of C189

from Jun 15, 2015 08:00 AM to Jun 17, 2015 07:59 AMby IDWFED

NDWM and NDWF celebrated June 16. They were calling for "We want to meet PM" to demand for ratification of C189, inclusion of minimum wage and protection policies and laws.

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India: NDWM Mumbai signature campaign for C189

India: NDWM Mumbai signature campaign for C189

Jun 16, 2015 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

NDWM Mumbai organized a Public Meeting of Domestic Workers with the demand and theme "Pension is my right" and signature campaign for ratification of ILO convention 189.

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Tanzania: Domestic workers pressurising government to ratify C189

Tanzania: Domestic workers pressurising government to ratify C189

Jun 16, 2015 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

Interview for leaders of domestic workers CHODAWU on June 16 pressurising Government to Ratify C189.

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