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by IDWFED published Feb 12, 2015 04:54 AM
South Africa: SADSAWU protest at the Parliament demanding law protection for domestic workers

South Africa: SADSAWU protest at the Parliament demanding law protection for domestic workers

Mar 12, 2015 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM South Africa,by IDWFED

Members of the Domestic Workers Union will protest at Parliament today to highlight our concerns at the Department of Labour’s complete disregard of SADSAWU submissions on changes to the law pertaining to domestic workers.

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CSW59: Women's Economic Empowerment and Labor Rights

CSW59: Women's Economic Empowerment and Labor Rights

Mar 12, 2015 from 12:30 AM to 07:59 AM New York, USA,by IDWFED

From domestic workers to factory workers, women are fighting for fair wages and working conditions, equal job opportunities, freedom from sexual harassment and other forms of gender-based violence, and social protections for all workers.

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CSW59: IDWF Presents at UN on Organizing for Women Migrants' Rights

CSW59: IDWF Presents at UN on Organizing for Women Migrants' Rights

Mar 11, 2015 from 09:00 PM to 10:30 PM New York, USA,by IDWFED

Historic Gathering Expected to Set Global Women’s Agenda for Next Twenty Years

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CSW59: Domestic Workers from Across Globe Take action for Inclusion at United Nations Women’s Summit

from Mar 10, 2015 08:00 AM to Mar 21, 2015 07:59 AM New York, USA,by IDWFED

For the first time, representatives from the International Domestic Worker Federation, a global network representing the 53 million member workforce with 47 affiliates in 43 countries, will bring the unique needs of domestic workers to forefront during the meeting, pushing for adoption of international labor standards and labor projections for this vital workforce as central components of any plan for women’s rights.

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CSW59: The conversations on paid and unpaid care work

CSW59: The conversations on paid and unpaid care work

from Mar 09, 2015 08:00 AM to Mar 21, 2015 07:59 AM New York, USA,by IDWFED

Interactions is at the UN Commission on the Status of Women from 9 to 20 March 2015. We are following the conversation on paid and unpaid care work.

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2015 International Women's Day: Women for Peace - Make Domestic Workers Workplace Safe

2015 International Women's Day: Women for Peace - Make Domestic Workers Workplace Safe

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

2015 International Women's Day: Women for Peace - Make Domestic Workers Workplace Safe

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Global: IDWF Communication Network Launch

Global: IDWF Communication Network Launch

Dec 16, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Global,by IDWFED

IDWF Communication Network Launch

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Global: Stop Violence Against Women

Global: Stop Violence Against Women

Nov 25, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM GLOBAL,by IDWFED

2014 Nov 25 is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. Myrtle Witbooi, IDWF President has a very important message to all women and the world.

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Global: Solidarity with IUF EECA Women's Conference

Global: Solidarity with IUF EECA Women's Conference

Nov 11, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

2014 Nov 11, in solidarity with IUF EECA Women's Conference.

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Burkina Faso: IDWF community network workshop

Burkina Faso: IDWF community network workshop

from Oct 18, 2014 08:00 AM to Oct 20, 2014 07:59 AM Burkina Faso,by IDWFED

2014 Oct 18-19, IDWF hosted a workshop in Burkina Faso with domestic workers in Africa to set goals for the community network in Africa. The group decided on the following actions.

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Guinea: SYNEM press conference on disaffiliating from the trade union national centre, CNTG

Guinea: SYNEM press conference on disaffiliating from the trade union national centre, CNTG

Aug 13, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Guinea,by IDWFED

2014 August 13, Asmaou Bah the General Secretary of SYNEM told the whole story at an press conference.

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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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Guinea: Congress of the National Union of Domestic Employees

Guinea: Congress of the National Union of Domestic Employees

Jul 13, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Novotel Ghi Conakry Hotel, Guinea,by IDWFED

2014 July 13, Congress of the National Union of Domestic Employees at the Novotel Ghi Conakry Hotel.

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Guinea: Congress of the National Union of Domestic Employees SYNEM-GUINEE

Guinea: Congress of the National Union of Domestic Employees SYNEM-GUINEE

Jul 13, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Guinea,by IDWFED

Congress of the National Union of Domestic Employees SYNEM-GUINEE at the Novotel Ghi Conakry Hotel on July 13, 2014.

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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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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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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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Global: IDWF Executive committee members and coordinators training and meeting

Global: IDWF Executive committee members and coordinators training and meeting

Jun 10, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

IDWF Executive committee members and coordinators training and meeting.

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Global: IDWF Leadership Capacity-Building Workshop

Global: IDWF Leadership Capacity-Building Workshop

Jun 10, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

The International Domestic Workers Federation held a four-day training workshop in Geneva, June 7-10, 2014 to build the capacity of its leaders to effectively direct a global workers organization. It was the first face-to-face meeting of the Executive Committee, Coordinators and Technical Team since the election at the Founding Congress in Uruguay last October. The workshop also provided an opportunity for the IDWF leadership team to get better acquainted with one another.

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Global: IDWF demonstration to Qatar in front of UN

Global: IDWF demonstration to Qatar in front of UN

Jun 06, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM UN Building,by IDWFED

IDWF organized a demonstration in front of UN Building to demand Qatar Government to protect all migrant workers, end Kafala system. IUF, BWI, IYCS, trade unions also joined the demonstration.

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Zambia: Domestic Workers' workshop by IDWF

Zambia: Domestic Workers' workshop by IDWF

May 25, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Zambia,by IDWFED

Domestic Workers' workshop by IDWF.

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Mozambique: SINED union action on May Day

Mozambique: SINED union action on May Day

May 01, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

SINED union in Mozambique marching during the May day. Main theme was campaign for ratification of C189.

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Global: IDWF Visioning Event - Building a Community of Practice on Domestic Work

Global: IDWF Visioning Event - Building a Community of Practice on Domestic Work

from Apr 27, 2014 08:00 AM to Apr 30, 2014 07:59 AMby IDWFED

In Hong Kong from April 27-29, the International Domestic Workers Federation and the ILO hosted a Visioning Event for the IDWF affiliates in Asia.

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South Africa: SADSAWU launched a campaign on International Women's Day

South Africa: SADSAWU launched a campaign on International Women's Day

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

SADSAWU launched a campaign on International Women's Day against the abuse of domestic workers.

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Guinea: SYNTRAD participated in the festival of International Women's Day

Guinea: SYNTRAD participated in the festival of International Women's Day

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

On the International Women's Day, the SYNTRAD - Guinea (National Union of Workers / Domestic Workers) actively participated in the festival organized by the Ministry of Social Action and Women in the People's Palace in Conakry.

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Togo: Celebration the International Women's Day

Togo: Celebration the International Women's Day

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

Celebration the International Women's Day in Togo.

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Zimbabwe: ZDAWU on International Women's Day Commemoration

Zimbabwe: ZDAWU on International Women's Day Commemoration

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

Domestic workers in Zimbabwe were able to observe and commemorate the International Women's Day organised by the national centre under the theme of "Women Unite and Inspire Change".

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Uganda: Domestic workers celebrating the International Women's Day

Uganda: Domestic workers celebrating the International Women's Day

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

Domestic workers participated in the event of celebration of the International Women's Day.

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Burkina Faso: Domestic workers on the International Women's Day

Burkina Faso: Domestic workers on the International Women's Day

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

Domestic workers in Burkina Faso on the International Women's Day.

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Tanzania: CHODAWU's Commemoration of the International Women's Day

Tanzania: CHODAWU's Commemoration of the International Women's Day

Mar 08, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Tanzania,by IDWFED

CHODAWU's Commemoration of the International Women's Day

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