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Story ILC107: Let 2018 be the start of freedom from abuse for domestic workers!
by IDWFED published May 31, 2018 last modified Jun 10, 2019 03:32 PM — filed under: ,
Speech of Myrtle Witbooi, IDWF President, at the ILC 2018 plenary.
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Story ILC107: ILC delegates agreed the future instrument should be a Convention, supplemented by a Recommendation
by IDWFED published Jun 08, 2018 last modified Jun 10, 2019 03:34 PM — filed under: ,
Wrapping up their annual meeting in Geneva, members of the International Labour Organisation agreed on the need to "adopt standards on violence and harassment in the world of work".
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Story Octet Stream ILC108: Vulnerable workers bringing important perspective on violence and harassment to International Labour Conference in Geneva
by IDWFED published Jun 09, 2019 last modified Jun 10, 2019 03:28 PM — filed under: ,
Over 61% of the world’s workers work in the informal economy, yet they have the least protection against violence and harassment at work. They'll be bringing their important perspective on violence and harassment to this year's International Labour Conference in Geneva.
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Story ILC108: "Use your voices, Support the ILO Convention!"
by IDWFED published Jun 10, 2019 last modified Jun 19, 2019 05:34 PM — filed under: ,
Myrtle Witbooi, IDWF President spoke at the ILC108 on June 10, 2019.
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Story Informal Economy Podast: Social Protection #05 Domestic Workers and Violence at the workplace
by IDWFED published Jun 11, 2019 last modified Oct 31, 2019 05:26 PM — filed under: ,
To help us understand more about the implications of this issue for domestic workers and the intersectionality between gender and work status – and the role of social protection in addressing this problem – we invite Adriana Paz.
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Story Cyprus: Letter to President Nicos Anastasiades - Murder of Migrant Domestic Workers and Girls in Cyprus
by IDWFED published Jun 12, 2019 last modified Jun 20, 2019 09:39 PM — filed under: ,
"Mr. President, we ask you to take concrete action to recognize domestic workers including migrant domestic workers as full-fledged workers and protect them with legal rights, ratify the ILO Convention 189 on Decent Work for Domestic Workers and take concrete measures to stop all acts of violence, discrimination and xenophobia against migrants and against women."
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Story ILC108: June 16 International Domestic Workers Day in Geneva marks by a strong message to governments to support an ILO Convention to stop gender-based violence against domestic workers
by IDWFED published Jun 14, 2019 last modified Sep 09, 2019 11:21 AM — filed under: , ,
Domestic workers from across the globe will share their stories of resilience and struggle to explain why an ILO convention with a recommendation is critical to help them to put end to gender-based violence. The event will be a great opportunity for all, including governments, employers, trade unionists and advocates, to interact and learn from domestic workers themselves about their victories and challenges from Asia, Latin America, and Africa to Europe.
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Story ILC108: "Our plea is that we need a Convention but a great Convention with very strong Recommendations!"
by IDWFED published Jun 13, 2019 last modified Jun 19, 2019 05:40 PM — filed under: ,
"We call on all of you, use your mind and hour heart when you debate and let us assure that all lives matter and all need protection in the world of work."
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Story ILC108: GFBTU and IDWF Signed MOU on Protection of Domestic Workers' Rights in Bahrain
by IDWFED published Jun 15, 2019 last modified Jun 19, 2019 05:53 PM — filed under: ,
On the Eve of the International Domestic Workers Day commemorating the adoption of the International Labour Convention 189 Decent Work for Domestic Workers (C189) on June 16, 2011, the International Domestic Workers Federation (IDWF) and the General Federation of Bahrain Trade Unions (GFBTU) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote migrant domestic workers’ rights and welfare in Bahrain.
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Switzerland: Domestic Workers at the ILC Geneva 2009
by IDWFED published Mar 19, 2012 last modified Jun 10, 2019 03:34 PM — filed under:
Ida Le Blanc, general secretary of the National Union of Domestic Employees (NUDE), attended the International Labor Organization Conference in Geneva in June, 2009 and submitted a report.
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