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by IDWFED published Feb 12, 2015 05:06 AM

CSW59: The Voice of Domestic Workers Critical to the Post-2015 Development Agenda

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

The International Domestic Workers Federation (IDWF) represented by Elizabeth Tang, General Secretary, Ernestina Ochoa, Vice-president and Shirley Pryce, Executive Committee is in New York this week to take part in this the post-2015 development agenda process. It is critical that domestic workers' voices are heard and more importantly, that the post-2015 development agenda reflects the commitment of governments to end the situation of poverty for millions of domestic workers.

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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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USA: Stand up for the women who make our economy work

USA: Stand up for the women who make our economy work

Mar 06, 2015 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM USA,by IDWFED

Celebrate International Women's Day by standing up for the women whose contributions support the very foundations of our economy and communities. Signing up for the day of action is easy: just text DIGNITY to 97779 and you'll get a text message with instructions about how to take part in the day of action on Monday.

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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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USA: Victory in Massachusetts! Send some love right now!

USA: Victory in Massachusetts! Send some love right now!

Jul 03, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM USA,by IDWFED

Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick has signed the Massachusetts Domestic Workers Bill of Rights into law!

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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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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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USA: Send California Governor a postcard urging him to support people with disabilities, seniors, homecare workers

USA: Send California Governor a postcard urging him to support people with disabilities, seniors, homecare workers

May 21, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

Send California Governor Jerry Brown a postcard urging him to support people with disabilities, seniors, homecare workers and their families!

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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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USA: Support domestic worker dignity in Illinois - Sign the petition for the Domestic Workers Bill of Rights!

USA: Support domestic worker dignity in Illinois - Sign the petition for the Domestic Workers Bill of Rights!

Mar 21, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Illinois, USA,by IDWFED

Today, domestic workers from all over Illinois are heading to Springfield for a lobby day in support of the Illinois Domestic Workers Bill of Rights and they need our support. Click here to sign the petition to win dignity, respect and labor protections for domestic workers in Illinois. And don’t worry if you don’t live in Illinois, your support counts no matter where you’re from!

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IDWF Congress gets underway in Uruguay

from Oct 26, 2013 08:00 AM to Oct 29, 2013 07:59 AMby IDWFED

Close to 200 domestic workers' representatives from 47 organisations in some 42 countries across the world have come to the IDWN Congress in Montevideo, Uruguay. Here, we are taking the historic step of changing our international network IDWN into a formal international federation of domestic workers' organisations.

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IDWF Congress: Building domestic workers' organisations

from Oct 26, 2013 08:00 AM to Oct 29, 2013 07:59 AMby IDWFED

Domestic workers can organise, but it takes innovative strategies to really make headway. We heard from some highly experienced people on this:

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USA: Domestic workers push DC for greater protections

USA: Domestic workers push DC for greater protections

Jul 23, 2013 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

The National Domestic Workers Alliance rallied at the Department of Labor in Washington Tuesday pushing for implementation of proposed new rules that give domestic workers labor law protections like minimum wage and overtime pay.

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USA: Tell Governor Brown & State Legislature - It's Time for a Domestic Workers Bill of Rights

USA: Tell Governor Brown & State Legislature - It's Time for a Domestic Workers Bill of Rights

Mar 07, 2013 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM CA, USA,by IDWFED

Hundreds of domestic workers in California are kicking off their Domestic Workers Bill of Rights Campaign in Los Angeles. Domestic workers from across California have one message: domestic workers care for the families and homes of California with respect; it’s time for California to take care of its domestic workers so they can provide for their own families.

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India: Join NDWA to support Indian garment workers

India: Join NDWA to support Indian garment workers

from Feb 26, 2013 08:00 AM to Mar 01, 2013 07:59 AM India,by IDWFED

A delegation of National Domestic Workers Alliance staff have been traveling in India with the United Workers Congress for the past week, meeting with workers from across India to talk about building an international movement for dignity, respect and labor protections.

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USA: NDWA Celebrating 5 Years on November 14 "LEADING WITH LOVE"

USA: NDWA Celebrating 5 Years on November 14 "LEADING WITH LOVE"

Nov 14, 2012 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

LEADING WITH LOVE: Celebrating 5 Years of NDWA on November 14th in Washington DC. Will you join us to celebrate their legacy?

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Global: IUF/IDWN/ITUC Meeting on the First Anniversary of the C189

Global: IUF/IDWN/ITUC Meeting on the First Anniversary of the C189

Jun 08, 2012 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

On June 8, over 80 participants, including representatives from governments, the International Labour Organization (ILO), and national trade union centres, as well as the German FES and other civil society organizations, came together in a meeting organized by the IDWN and the Global Unions, IUF and ITUC. It was held at the Palais des Nations, in Geneva, Switzerland, where C189 was won last year.

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Switzerland: Domestic Workers at the ILC Geneva 2009

Switzerland: Domestic Workers at the ILC Geneva 2009

Mar 19, 2012 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

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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