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Peru: Domestic workers calling for ratification of C189

Peru: Domestic workers calling for ratification of C189

Oct 13, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Lima, Peru,by IDWFED

2014 Oct 13, domestic workers leaders and affiliates of IDWF/FITH held a demonstration calling for ratification of C189.

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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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Nepal: National Dialogue and Plan of Action of Domestic Workers

Nepal: National Dialogue and Plan of Action of Domestic Workers

Aug 22, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Nepal,by IDWFED

2014 Aug 22, National Dialogue and Plan of Action of Domestic Workers.

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Cambodia: IDEA-CDWN workshop for new members

Cambodia: IDEA-CDWN workshop for new members

Aug 17, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Cambodia,by admin

2014 Aug 17, Cambodian Domestic Worker Network (IDEA-CDWN) organize workshop on Trade union Rights and ILO Convention 189 for new members.

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Hong Kong: FADWU meeting with Labor Department about wages increase

Hong Kong: FADWU meeting with Labor Department about wages increase

Aug 14, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Hong Kong,by IDWFED

2014 Aug 14, representatives of FADWU meeting with the Labor Department about wages increase.

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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: IDWF – an affiliate of the IUF and WIEGO

Global: IDWF – an affiliate of the IUF and WIEGO

Jul 30, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM GLOBAL,by IDWFED

In May this year, the IDWF affiliated to the International Union of Food, Agricultural, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tobacco and Allied Workers’ Associations (IUF) and, in July, to Women in Informal Employment: Globalizing and Organizing (WIEGO), thus formalizing its relationship with its two close long-standing partners.

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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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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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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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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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France: IDWF & IUF letter to Francois Holland - Human rights and trade union rights in Qatar

France: IDWF & IUF letter to Francois Holland - Human rights and trade union rights in Qatar

Jul 01, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM France,by IDWFED

On July 1, the IDWF joined the IUF in a letter to Francois Holland, the President of France to "draw his attention to the commitment of the French Republic with regard to respect for human rights and the fundamental conventions of the ILO and the United Nations by all Member States of these organizations, including Qatar." We are concerned that in the recent visit of the Emir of Qatar to France, the President merely talked about sale of military tools, ignoring the appalling record of human rights violations of migrant workers, including domestic workers in Qatar.

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Sri Lanka: South Asia Domestic Workers' Workshop

Sri Lanka: South Asia Domestic Workers' Workshop

from Jun 27, 2014 08:00 AM to Jun 30, 2014 07:59 AM Colombo, Sri Lanka,by IDWFED

Strategizing for domestic workers in South Asia: wage campaign and organizing, Colombo, Sri Lanka

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Europe: IDWF support women workers in Ukraine

Europe: IDWF support women workers in Ukraine

Jun 19, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Europe,by IDWFED

The Executive Committee of the International Domestic Workers' Federation, IDWF, held its first meeting following their founding Congress on June 11 at the IUF secretariat in Geneva.

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India: Jharkhand Gharelu Kamgar Union/NDWM postcard campaign to the Prime Minister

India: Jharkhand Gharelu Kamgar Union/NDWM postcard campaign to the Prime Minister

Jun 16, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM INDIA,by IDWFED

Jharkhand Gharelu Kamgar Union/NDWM: Newspaper cutting of International Domestic Workers day program in Ranchi, Jharkhand. The POST CARD campaign to the Prime Minister for the Ratification of ILO Convention 189 and a National Comprehensive legislation for Domestic Workers besides call for implementing the Social Security Schemes were the top priorities on 16th June.

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Korea: Domestic workers ask the government to ratify C189

Korea: Domestic workers ask the government to ratify C189

Jun 16, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Korea,by IDWFED

National Household Managers' Coop (NHMC, affiliated to IDWF) together with Korean Working Women Association (KWWA) took an event to commemorate the 3nd anniversary of C189 and to demand the Korean gov't to ratify it and recognize domestic workers as rights by revising labor standard law.

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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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Nepal: Nepal Independent Domestic Workers Union demands for workers' rights

Nepal: Nepal Independent Domestic Workers Union demands for workers' rights

Jun 16, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Nepal,by IDWFED

Nepal Independent Domestic Workers Union demands for workers' rights and in total 15 demands were submitted today.

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Bangladesh: NDWWU week long celebrating program of International Domestic Workers' Day

Bangladesh: NDWWU week long celebrating program of International Domestic Workers' Day

from Jun 12, 2014 05:00 PM to Jun 16, 2014 06:00 PM Bangladesh,by IDWFED

Report on week long celebrating program of International Domestic Workers Day

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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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Cambodia: Government must ratify C189 Now!

Cambodia: Government must ratify C189 Now!

Jun 15, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

On 15th June, 2014 Cambodian Domestic worker Network(IDEA -CDWN) conduct meeting with activists to preparing International Domestic Worker Day (16th June 2014) and we distribute the leaflets, fans and statement to the house owners and public. Tomorrow we will gathering in front of Ministry of Labor to submit the petition and demand for ratifying ILO C.189, minimum wage, one day off and to stop exploitation on DW.

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India: 700 domestic workers joined the joint rally

India: 700 domestic workers joined the joint rally

Jun 15, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM India,by IDWFED

Almost 1,000 domestic workers joined IDWD actions. In Thiruvananthapuram, the state capital of Kerela in India, 700 domestic workers joined the rally jointly organized by SEWA and Kerela Domestic Workers Union.

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Hong Kong: FADWU domestic workers celebrate the anniversary of C189

Hong Kong: FADWU domestic workers celebrate the anniversary of C189

Jun 15, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

16th June 2011 is the day for Domestic Workers! FADWU had held activity on Mong Kok Pedestrian Street on today, 15 June. We celebrated third anniversary of the C189 (ILO Convention 189: Domestic Workers Convention) which state Domestic Workers are Workers!

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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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Trinidad & Tobago: NUDE members with National Training Agency representatives

Trinidad & Tobago: NUDE members with National Training Agency representatives

Jun 12, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

NUDE (National Union of Domestic Employees) members with National Training Agency representatives. MAKING CSME WORK FOR DOMESTIC 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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