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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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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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Dominican Republic: ATH celebrates 26th anniversary

Dominican Republic: ATH celebrates 26th anniversary

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

On May 7, the Association of Domestic Workers (ATH in Spanish) in Dominican Republic celebrated its 26th anniversary and years of struggle, organization and achievements.

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Domestic workers on 2015 May Day

Domestic workers on 2015 May Day

May 01, 2015 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Global,by IDWFED

Demanding dignity for domestic workers and all workers on May Day!

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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: Are We Really Leaving Nobody Behind? Equality & Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights for All

CSW59: Are We Really Leaving Nobody Behind? Equality & Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights for All

Mar 10, 2015 from 09:15 PM to 10:30 PM New York, USA,by IDWFED

A CSW59 Side-Event organized by the High-Level Task Force for the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) and co-hosted by the Governments of Denmark and Uruguay. The theme of the event is Equality & Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights for All.

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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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Peru: Domestic workers "sweep" bad employers outside the Ministry of Labour

Jan 21, 2015 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Lima, Peru,by IDWFED

In Lima, Peru Ernestina Ochoa from IPROFOTH and Adelinda Uriarte from SINTRAHOGARP together with other domestic workers leaders met the Vice-Minister of Labour, Pablo Checa Ledesma to talk about C189. After the meeting, the group joined the march against the enactment of a new labour law affecting youth, best known as “Ley Pulpin”.

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Chile: Seminar on challenges of domestic workers

Jan 11, 2015 from 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM Santiago, Chile,by IDWFED

In Santiago, Chile Ruth Olate from the Sindicato de Trabajadoras de Casa Particular carried out a Seminar to discuss the challenges faced by domestic workers after the enactment of Law No. 20.786 for Domestic Workers as well as to set up the agenda post 2014.

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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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Peru: IPROFOTH organized a national capacity building workshop

Dec 14, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Lima, Peru,by IDWFED

In Lima, Peru, Ernestina Ochoa from IPROFOTH organized a national capacity building workshop with the participation of 20 domestic workers in Cusco.

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Mexico: CACEH organized the First National Forum of domestic workers

Dec 14, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Mexico,by IDWFED

In Mexico City, Marcelina Bautista from CACEH organized the First National Forum of domestic workers and signed a pact with the commitment of everyone involved to form the first national domestic worker’s union in 2015.

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Mexico: CACEH Pact for the rights of domestic workers

Mexico: CACEH Pact for the rights of domestic workers

Dec 14, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Mexico,by IDWFED

2014 Dec 14, CACEH Pact for the rights of domestic workers: in search of social protection, the right to freedom of association and the inherent dignity of the activity of family care.

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Argentina: SINPECAF organized a National Meeting

from Dec 08, 2014 08:00 AM to Dec 10, 2014 07:59 AM Buenos Aires, Argentina,by IDWFED

In Buenos Aires, Argentina, Alcira Burgos of the Sindicato de Personal de Casas de Familia (SINPECAF) organized a National Meeting.

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Dominican Republic: Participation in a National Forum on domestic work

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

Elena Perez of the Asociación de Trabajadoras del Hogar (ATH) participated in a National Forum on domestic work, freedom of trade unions and collective bargaining. This Forum was organized in conjunction with CNUS.

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Colombia: Workshop on gender issues for domestic workers

from Dec 06, 2014 08:00 AM to Dec 08, 2014 07:59 AM Bogotá, Colombia,by IDWFED

Yenny Hurtado from the Sindicato Nacional de Trabajadoras del Servicio Doméstico (SINTRASEDOM) organized a workshop on gender issues for domestic workers.

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Costa Rica: Workshop on domestic workers rights

Dec 02, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

In Costa Rica, Carmen Cruz from Astradomes carried out a workshop on domestic workers rights and organized a press conference to increase dissemination of activities.

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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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Dominican Republic: November 25 Day of Non-violence Against Women

Dominican Republic: November 25 Day of Non-violence Against Women

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

We as women domestic workers are probably the group of women who suffer more violence. Friendly workers, the violence they are subjected is varied and often we do not realize. Here denounce some of the most common acts of violence to which we are exposed:

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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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Costa Rica: Labour rights and social security workshop by ASTRADOMES

Costa Rica: Labour rights and social security workshop by ASTRADOMES

from Oct 18, 2014 08:00 AM to Oct 20, 2014 07:59 AM Costa Rica,by IDWFED

2014 Oct 19, labour rights and social security workshop organized by ASTRADOMES, an IDWF affiliate in Carribean.

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Latin America: IDWF workshop in Chile

Latin America: IDWF workshop in Chile

from Sep 22, 2014 08:00 AM to Nov 27, 2014 07:59 AM Santiago, Chile,by IDWFED

2014 Sept 22-26, domestic workers and activists from around Latin America met in Santiago, Chile to analyze the situation of domestic workers in Latin America, develop an action plan, strengthen the effort to ratify C189 and discuss the IDWF communication network.

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Mexico: CACEH celebrating 14 years of work for domestic workers

Mexico: CACEH celebrating 14 years of work for domestic workers

Sep 16, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM MEXICO,by IDWFED

2014 Sep 16, CACEH, an IDWF affiliate, is celebrating its 14 years of work for organizing, promoting and defending the rights of domestic workers. Almost 100 domestic workers came to the 14th anniversary event of CACEH.

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Mexico: Evaluation for Unpaid Work Home International Day

Mexico: Evaluation for Unpaid Work Home International Day

Jul 22, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Mexico,by IDWFED

2014 July 22, Under the International Domestic Workers Day, commemorated every July 22, the Centre for Support and Training for Household Employees (CACEH) called to assess this activity, social and public policy, since only in this way "the work of those engaged in paid domestic work is valued."

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Peru: IDWF letter to End Modern-Day Slavery, Ratify the C189 Now

Peru: IDWF letter to End Modern-Day Slavery, Ratify the C189 Now

Jul 11, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Peru,by IDWFED

The IDWF is an international organization of domestic workers, with 48 affiliates in 40 countries. They include FENTRAHOGARP, SINTRAHOGARP SINTTRAHOL, CCTH and IPROFOTH, 5 domestic workers trade unions and organizations in Peru.

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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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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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