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by IDWFED published Feb 12, 2015 04:54 AM
Kenya: KUDHEIHA - National Domestic Workers Council democratically elected

Kenya: KUDHEIHA - National Domestic Workers Council democratically elected

from Nov 19, 2015 08:00 AM to Nov 21, 2015 07:59 AMby IDWFED

New development on an IDWF affiliate --- Kenya Union of Domestic, Hotels, Educational Institutions, Hospitals and Allied Workers (KUDHEIHA) --- a National Domestic Workers Council has been elected through a democratic process in Nairobi on Nov 19.

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Tanzania: CHODAWU Zanzibar awareness event for domestic workers

Tanzania: CHODAWU Zanzibar awareness event for domestic workers

Nov 18, 2015 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

CHODAWU Zanzibar launches an awareness event on Nov 18 for domestic workers providing materials such as knowing your legal rights, the rights to decent working conditions, about C189 etc.

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Namibia: NDAWU training workshop for leaders

Namibia: NDAWU training workshop for leaders

from Nov 06, 2015 08:00 AM to Nov 09, 2015 07:59 AMby IDWFED

A training workshop for leaders of NDAWU in Namibia held from November 6-8.

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Global: IDWF was founded in ‪Uruguay‬ two years ago

Global: IDWF was founded in ‪Uruguay‬ two years ago

Oct 28, 2015 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

It's IDWF's birthday! Two years ago IDWF was founded in ‪Uruguay‬ and we have our latest 5-Year Strategic Plan for 2016-2020 published.

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Zanzibar: Tripartite workshop for domestic workers

Zanzibar: Tripartite workshop for domestic workers

from Oct 19, 2015 08:00 AM to Oct 21, 2015 07:59 AMby IDWFED

Tripartite workshop for domestic workers was being held in Zanzibar in collaboration of ITUC and IDWF with support from FES.

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Burkina Faso: Workshop on C189 for domestic workers

Burkina Faso: Workshop on C189 for domestic workers

Oct 10, 2015 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

On Oct 10, 30 domestic workers participated in a workshop on C189 in Ouagadougou-Burkina Faso.

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Ghana: First meeting of leaders of Domestic Services Workers' Union (DSWU)

Ghana: First meeting of leaders of Domestic Services Workers' Union (DSWU)

Oct 09, 2015 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

Leaders of Domestic Services Workers' Union (DSWU) was having their first meeting on Oct 9.

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Guinea: SYNEM organized workshop for domestic workers on Ebola and hygiene

Guinea: SYNEM organized workshop for domestic workers on Ebola and hygiene

from Oct 07, 2015 08:00 AM to Oct 09, 2015 07:59 AMby IDWFED

SYNEM organized a domestic workers workshop on Ebola and hygiene. Information kits were distributed for domestic workers.

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Ethiopia: Meeting with former migrant domestic workers

Ethiopia: Meeting with former migrant domestic workers

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

Vicky Kanyoka, the IDWF Africa Coordinator, had a meeting with three former migrant domestic workers and Tsigie Haile, the Director of WISE, on Oct 7.

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Indonesia: The IDWF Executive Committee Meeting from August 13 to 15, 2015

Indonesia: The IDWF Executive Committee Meeting from August 13 to 15, 2015

from Aug 13, 2015 08:00 AM to Aug 16, 2015 07:59 AM Bogor, Indonesia,by IDWFED

In August this year, the Executive Committee met in Bogor, Indonesia for its annual meeting. We used the opportunity of bringing our leaders together to meet with members of IDWF’s Indonesia affiliate, and bring the voices of domestic workers to an important global meeting, “Labor Migration: Who Benefits? Solidarity Center Conference on Worker Rights and Shared Prosperity.”

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Malawi: CIAWU workshop for domestic workers' leaders

Malawi: CIAWU workshop for domestic workers' leaders

from Oct 02, 2015 08:00 AM to Oct 04, 2015 07:59 AMby IDWFED

Commercial, Industrial & Allied Workers Union (CIAWU), an IDWF affiliate in Malawi, Africa conducted a workshop from October 2 to 3 for 20 domestic workers' leaders.

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Thailand: ILO-IDWF-ITUC Regional Workshop on Organizing Migrant Domestic Workers

Thailand: ILO-IDWF-ITUC Regional Workshop on Organizing Migrant Domestic Workers

from Sep 25, 2015 08:00 AM to Sep 28, 2015 07:59 AMby IDWFED

ILO-IDWF-ITUC Regional Workshop on Organizing Migrant Domestic Workers, Bangkok, Thailand.

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Tanzania: CHODAWU Workshop on Training of Trainers for domestic workers in Dodoma

Tanzania: CHODAWU Workshop on Training of Trainers for domestic workers in Dodoma

from Sep 25, 2015 08:00 AM to Oct 27, 2015 07:59 AMby IDWFED

Conservation, Hotels, Domestic, Social Services and Consultancy Workers Union (CHODAWU) with the support of IDWF conducted a two-day workshop under the Project Securing Economic Rights for Informal Women Workers (Domestic workers) in Dodoma Municipality on 25th -26th September, 2015.

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Global: It starts in your home - Official Launch of My Fair Home campaign

Global: It starts in your home - Official Launch of My Fair Home campaign

Sep 25, 2015 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

Official launch of My Fair Home campaign targets domestic workers' employers to improve working conditions was held on Friday 25 September, in Bangkok.

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Ghana: Domestic Services Workers' Union (DSWU) Founding Conference

Ghana: Domestic Services Workers' Union (DSWU) Founding Conference

Sep 23, 2015 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

Domestic Services Workers' Union (DSWU) was having the founding Conference on Sept 23 in Accra. The theme of the conference was "Giving voice to domestic workers" and leaders were elected representing the workers.

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Tanzania: CHODAWU Workshop on Training of Trainers for domestic workers in Iringa

Tanzania: CHODAWU Workshop on Training of Trainers for domestic workers in Iringa

from Sep 17, 2015 08:00 AM to Sep 19, 2015 07:59 AMby IDWFED

Conservation, Hotels, Domestic, Social Services and Consultancy Workers Union (CHODAWU) with the support of IDWF conducted a two days workshop under the Project Securing Economic Rights for Informal Women Workers (Domestic workers) in Iringa Municipality on 17th -18th September, 2015.

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Tanzania: Tripartite workshop for domestic workers pushing ratification of C189

Tanzania: Tripartite workshop for domestic workers pushing ratification of C189

from Aug 28, 2015 08:00 AM to Sep 30, 2015 07:59 AMby IDWFED

Tripartite workshop in Tanzania to push for ratification of C189, enforcement of laws - and building strong unions.

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Zanzibar: Domestic workers meeting

Zanzibar: Domestic workers meeting

Aug 01, 2015 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

We had a meeting with domestic workers on Aug 1 2015. Twelve domestic workers participated.

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Ghana: Planning project workshop for domestic workers

Ghana: Planning project workshop for domestic workers

from Jul 21, 2015 08:00 AM to Jul 24, 2015 07:59 AM Accra, Ghana,by IDWFED

Domestic workers leaders of DSWU and few participants from Ghana trade unions are participating in the planning workshop of the project for DSWU in Ghana.

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Tanzania: ILO study on dispute resolution for domestic workers

Tanzania: ILO study on dispute resolution for domestic workers

Jul 14, 2015 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Tanzania,by IDWFED

Vicky Kanyoka, IDWF Africa Coordinator, had a meeting with the ILO consultant who is conducting a survey on dispute resolution in relation to domestic workers.

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Africa: IUF team Africa meeting in Entebbe, Uganda

Africa: IUF team Africa meeting in Entebbe, Uganda

from Jul 06, 2015 08:00 AM to Jul 09, 2015 07:59 AMby IDWFED

From July 6-8, IDWF Africa coordinator, Vicky Kanyoka attended the meeting which involved all ‪IUF‬ project coordinators in in Entebbe, Uganda, ‪Africa‬.

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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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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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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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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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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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Ghana: Domestic workers workshop

Ghana: Domestic workers workshop

Apr 29, 2015 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Ghana,by IDWFED

On the 29th April, domestic workers in Ghana had a workshop which was supported by the IUF Women’s Project. The workshop was about capacity building on trade unionism, IDWF, constitution of the union and C189.

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Ivory Coast:Training Workshop for Domestic Workers

Ivory Coast:Training Workshop for Domestic Workers

Mar 30, 2015 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Ivory Coast,by IDWFED

SYTDTEL-CI Le Syndicat des Travailleurs (ses) Domestiques et Travailleurs (ses) dans l’Economie Informelle Côte d’Ivoire - Training Workshop for Domestic Workers

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