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by IDWFED published Jul 07, 2015 05:39 PM
Zanzibar: CHODAWU'Z in Zanzibar National launching campaign

Zanzibar: CHODAWU'Z in Zanzibar National launching campaign

from May 28, 2015 08:00 AM to Jun 02, 2015 07:59 AM Zanzibar,by IDWFED

The objectives of these activities 1. Lobbying Government to ratify the convention 189 and domesticate 2. To promote decent work for the domestic workers through the media 3. To raise awareness and organized domestics workers to join membership in trade union CHODAWU "Z" 4. Domestic work to be recognized as decent job.

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Ghana: Domestic workers resolve to form stronger bond of unity

Ghana: Domestic workers resolve to form stronger bond of unity

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

Domestic workers in Ghana have commemorated this year’s International Domestic Workers Day (IDW) with a strong resolve to unite to fight for their rights as workers.

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Mozambique: SINED has started to cooperate with Social security schemes

Mozambique: SINED has started to cooperate with Social security schemes

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

On 16 June a meeting held in Maputo, representative of National Institute of Social Secutity and DWs are participating.

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Nepal: Event Report on Marking International Domestic Workers Day

Nepal: Event Report on Marking International Domestic Workers Day

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

Event Report on Marking International Domestic Workers Day by Swatantrata Abhiyan Nepal

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Guinea: Executive committee of the SYNEM-GUINEE EST went to meet the Minister of Labour

Guinea: Executive committee of the SYNEM-GUINEE EST went to meet the Minister of Labour

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

The Executive committee of the union went to meet the Minister of Labour and and made a statement on National Television.

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Thailand: Domestic Workers' Access to Justice and Compensation Exchange

Thailand: Domestic Workers' Access to Justice and Compensation Exchange

by IDWFED — last modified Jul 31, 2015 04:57 PM

On Sunday 14 June 2015, The Network of Domestic Workers in Thailand, HomeNet and the ILO hosted the Domestic Workers’ Access to Justice and Compensation Exchange event in celebration of Domestic Workers Day (16 June).

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In Pakistan, domestic workers rally for rights

In Pakistan, domestic workers rally for rights

by IDWFED — last modified Jul 13, 2015 05:22 PM

In urban slums and shanty settlements, particularly in Pakistan, women face a range of difficulties, such as insecure housing, informal jobs, plus the double burden of household chores and access to resources. The interrelationship between culture, gender and urbanization is a complex one, where women are the poorest of the poor, because of the non-conducive urban environment.

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The Right to Rest: The effectiveness of the "day off" legislation for foreign domestic workers

The Right to Rest: The effectiveness of the "day off" legislation for foreign domestic workers

by IDWFED — last modified Jul 08, 2015 03:52 PM

Government legislation has helped improve foreign domestic workers’ access to compensation in lieu of a day off, but 59% of foreign domestic workers in Singapore still do not get a weekly day off.

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Invitation for International Domestic Workers Day - 16th June

by Sonia Rani — last modified Jul 07, 2015 05:55 PM

National Platform for domestic workers in India is celebrating Domestic Workers Day (16th June). The objective behind this celebration is to convince Delhi Govt. to scheduled domestic work and declare minimum wages under minimum wages act. We are also demanding social security board to ensure their rights. We have invited Labour Minister and Chief Minister on this occasion. We would like to invite you all to make the part of this event.

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June 16 is around the corner - "My Fair Home"

June 16 is around the corner - "My Fair Home"

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

On this June 16, we will begin to walk together, towards achieving “My Fair Home” for every domestic worker and implementation of the C189.

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Introduction to ILO Convention No. 189 on decent work for domestic workers

Introduction to ILO Convention No. 189 on decent work for domestic workers

by IDWFED — last modified Jun 16, 2016 09:58 PM

Practical Training material with quizzes introducing the ILO Convention No. 189 on decent work for domestic workers.

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Logos for June 16 International Domestic Workers' Day

by IDWFED — last modified Sep 06, 2015 06:55 PM

Feel free to download the logos for your activity use. Please share on your activities with us via info@idwfed.org and/or on IDWF FB Group (https://www.facebook.com/groups/1410031815958515).

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Which country already ratified C189?

by IDWFED — last modified Apr 24, 2019 11:18 PM

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Global: Celebrate the 2014 International Domestic Workers' Day

Global: Celebrate the 2014 International Domestic Workers' Day

Jun 16, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

Domestic workers around the world celebrating their special day!

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India: Jharkhand Gharelu Kamgar Union/NDWM postcard campaign to the Prime Minister

India: Jharkhand Gharelu Kamgar Union/NDWM postcard campaign to the Prime Minister

Jun 16, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM INDIA,by IDWFED

Jharkhand Gharelu Kamgar Union/NDWM: Newspaper cutting of International Domestic Workers day program in Ranchi, Jharkhand. The POST CARD campaign to the Prime Minister for the Ratification of ILO Convention 189 and a National Comprehensive legislation for Domestic Workers besides call for implementing the Social Security Schemes were the top priorities on 16th June.

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Korea: Domestic workers ask the government to ratify C189

Korea: Domestic workers ask the government to ratify C189

Jun 16, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Korea,by IDWFED

National Household Managers' Coop (NHMC, affiliated to IDWF) together with Korean Working Women Association (KWWA) took an event to commemorate the 3nd anniversary of C189 and to demand the Korean gov't to ratify it and recognize domestic workers as rights by revising labor standard law.

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South Africa: SADSAWU celebrates C189

South Africa: SADSAWU celebrates C189

Jun 16, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM South Africa,by IDWFED

SADSAWU celebrates C189 - Domestic work is work! Workers Rights for all domestic workers!

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Nepal: Nepal Independent Domestic Workers Union demands for workers' rights

Nepal: Nepal Independent Domestic Workers Union demands for workers' rights

Jun 16, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Nepal,by IDWFED

Nepal Independent Domestic Workers Union demands for workers' rights and in total 15 demands were submitted today.

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Bangladesh: NDWWU week long celebrating program of International Domestic Workers' Day

Bangladesh: NDWWU week long celebrating program of International Domestic Workers' Day

from Jun 12, 2014 05:00 PM to Jun 16, 2014 06:00 PM Bangladesh,by IDWFED

Report on week long celebrating program of International Domestic Workers Day

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Ghana: Domestic workers call on government to ratify C189

Ghana: Domestic workers call on government to ratify C189

Jun 16, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Ghana,by IDWFED

The Ghana government has been called upon to ratify ILO Convention 189 (2011) as early as possible to make those in the sector enjoy equal rights as other workers.

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Cambodia: Government must ratify C189 Now!

Cambodia: Government must ratify C189 Now!

Jun 15, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

On 15th June, 2014 Cambodian Domestic worker Network(IDEA -CDWN) conduct meeting with activists to preparing International Domestic Worker Day (16th June 2014) and we distribute the leaflets, fans and statement to the house owners and public. Tomorrow we will gathering in front of Ministry of Labor to submit the petition and demand for ratifying ILO C.189, minimum wage, one day off and to stop exploitation on DW.

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India: 700 domestic workers joined the joint rally

India: 700 domestic workers joined the joint rally

Jun 15, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM India,by IDWFED

Almost 1,000 domestic workers joined IDWD actions. In Thiruvananthapuram, the state capital of Kerela in India, 700 domestic workers joined the rally jointly organized by SEWA and Kerela Domestic Workers Union.

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Hong Kong: FADWU domestic workers celebrate the anniversary of C189

Hong Kong: FADWU domestic workers celebrate the anniversary of C189

Jun 15, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

16th June 2011 is the day for Domestic Workers! FADWU had held activity on Mong Kok Pedestrian Street on today, 15 June. We celebrated third anniversary of the C189 (ILO Convention 189: Domestic Workers Convention) which state Domestic Workers are Workers!

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Peru: IDWF sends a message to the Peru government - Ratify C189!

Peru: IDWF sends a message to the Peru government - Ratify C189!

Jun 14, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

IDWF sends a message to the Peru government. Ratify C189!

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Trinidad & Tobago: NUDE members with National Training Agency representatives

Trinidad & Tobago: NUDE members with National Training Agency representatives

Jun 12, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

NUDE (National Union of Domestic Employees) members with National Training Agency representatives. MAKING CSME WORK FOR DOMESTIC WORKERS.

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Global: IDWF leaders sing for the June 16 International Domestic Workers' Day

Global: IDWF leaders sing for the June 16 International Domestic Workers' Day

Jun 12, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

For the coming June 16 2014, IDWF leaders would like to say...

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India: Programmes for Intl DWs Day & Anti-Child Labour Day by NDWM, Maharastra Region

India: Programmes for Intl DWs Day & Anti-Child Labour Day by NDWM, Maharastra Region

from Jun 12, 2013 08:00 AM to Jun 21, 2013 07:59 AMby IDWFED

Month of June being the month to observe International Domestic Workers' Day and Anti-Child Labour Day, Maharastra Region of NDWM organized several programmes to mark those days. Following are the highlights of the programmes...

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Hong Kong: Filipino Unions intensify efforts for "Zero Recruitment Fees and Violations"

Hong Kong: Filipino Unions intensify efforts for "Zero Recruitment Fees and Violations"

by IDWFED — last modified Aug 31, 2015 03:58 PM

Trade unions and domestic workers’ groups in Hong Kong and the Philippines – which spearheaded a renewed campaign earlier this year demanding “zero recruitment fees and violations” – have stepped up their efforts for the effective implementation of recruitment regulations in Hong Kong and the Philippines, and in making agencies accountable for recruitment violations. A research the groups have done revealed that "the violations are not only in terms of excessive fees, but also practices that undermine or violate labour rights and protection measures for domestic workers.

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Sri Lanka: Domestic Workers Launch signature campaign for Legal Act

Sri Lanka: Domestic Workers Launch signature campaign for Legal Act

by IDWFED — last modified Sep 03, 2015 03:47 PM

The Domestic Workers Union, jointly with other unions and women’s movement, launched a public signature campaign in Colombo on June 16 2013, International Domestic Workers’ Day. It is a campaign to get support from the public to press the government to establish a domestic workers act. Several signature collection points were set up in Colombo: in Maradana (opposite of railway station), in front of a supermarket in Nugegoda and Fort Railway station. Members of the unions and women’s movement started to collect signatures from the passer by at 10.00 to 12.30 pm.

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South Africa: Story report on the Launch of the Africa Domestic Workers' Network

South Africa: Story report on the Launch of the Africa Domestic Workers' Network

by IDWFED — last modified Aug 31, 2015 04:04 PM

On 16 June 2013 the Africa Domestic Workers’ Network (AfDWN) was launched in Cape Town, South Africa, exactly two years after the adoption of the Domestic Workers’ Convention (C189) and at the very time when a diplomatic bag containing South African Government documents ratifying C189 was en route to Geneva for official lodging at the ILO. The launch Conference of the Africa Domestic Workers’ Network took place on 15-16 June 2013. The South African Domestic Service and Allied Workers’ Union (SADSAWU), with the support of the Congress of South Africa Trade Unions (COSATU) hosted the Conference. 95 domestic worker representatives from 17 organizations in 17 countries, with a total membership of 95572, participated in the Conference, and were joined by Steering Committee members and coordinators of the IDWN from Asia, Caribbean, USA and Latin America, as well as supportive organizations from South Africa and from Europe.

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