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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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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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Hong Kong: Domestic Workers ask for change on the May Day

Hong Kong: Domestic Workers ask for change on the May Day

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

Domestic Workers in Hong Kong ask for change on the International Workers' Day. Check out what they are trying to say!

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Thailand: Domestic Workers are workers! Decent Work for ALL!

Thailand: Domestic Workers are workers! Decent Work for ALL!

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

Our affiliate, Network of Thai Domestic Workers, they are calling for the ratification of C189 on the International Workers' Day!

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Costa Rica: ASTRADOMES march on the May Day

Costa Rica: ASTRADOMES march on the May Day

May 01, 2013 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

IDWF affiliate, ASTRADOMES from Costa Rica, in the 2014 May Day march.

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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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Peru: Domestic Workers Workshop - discuss the challenges and exercise the rights

Peru: Domestic Workers Workshop - discuss the challenges and exercise the rights

from Mar 28, 2014 08:00 AM to Mar 31, 2014 07:59 AM Lima, Peru,by IDWFED

40 domestic workers from various regions in Peru met in Lima for three days to discuss the challenges domestic workers face in exercising their rights.

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Chile: National Coordinator of Organization Household Workers walk summons "for the ratification of the Convention 189 ILO in Chile"

Chile: National Coordinator of Organization Household Workers walk summons "for the ratification of the Convention 189 ILO in Chile"

Mar 30, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Chile,by IDWFED

As part of the commemoration of the International Day of Household Workers , the National Coordinator of Organization Household Workers walk summons "for the ratification of the Convention 189 ILO in Chile". President Michelle Bachelet promised in its program of government ratification of the Convention 189 of the ILO in Chile, offering specific protection to women workers and domestic workers. It establishes rights and basic principles, and requires States to take a series of measures with the aim of making decent work a reality for them and they. The Convention could be implemented through extension or adaptation of existing laws, regulations or other measures or through the development of new specific initiatives for domestic workers.

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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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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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Trinidad & Tobago: NUDE commemorating the International Women's Day

Trinidad & Tobago: NUDE commemorating the International Women's Day

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

National Union of Domestic Employees (NUDE) and Joint Trade Union Movement (JTUM) commemorating 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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Tanzania: Tripartite Action Plan towards Decent Work for Domestic Workers

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

The official launch of the Tripartite Action Plan Towards Decent Work for Domestic Workers was held in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania on February 27, 2014.

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Thailand: Regional Meeting on Strengthening Regional Networking of Domestic Workers Organizations

Thailand: Regional Meeting on Strengthening Regional Networking of Domestic Workers Organizations

from Feb 23, 2014 08:00 AM to Feb 25, 2014 07:59 AMby IDWFED

In this meeting, participants shared and assessed their experiences on participation in regional and global activities; reviewed the timeline on regional networking of domestic workers in Asia: from ADWN to IDWN to IDWF.

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Hong Kong: Sign today to Stop all Abuses of Migrant Domestic Workers

Hong Kong: Sign today to Stop all Abuses of Migrant Domestic Workers

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

Sign today to Stop all Abuses of Migrant Domestic Workers in Hong Kong Erwiana Sulistyaningsih, an Indonesian domestic worker working in Hong Kong was sent back to Indonesia on January 10, after working 8 months in Hong Kong. On arrival at the airport, she was found so badly injured that she was immediately hospitalized. Until today, she has been at hospital. Erwiana’s horrific abuse underlines the urgent need for the Hong Kong government to ensure thousands of migrant domestic workers do not suffer exploitation at the hands of recruitment agencies and their employers.

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Sri Lanka: Discussion on legal protection for domestic workers

Sri Lanka: Discussion on legal protection for domestic workers

Feb 19, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

At the discussion held on 19/02/2014 at 9.30 am, at the Labour Secretariat, chaired by the Ministry of Labour, Secretary Mr. Upali Wijeweera, the General Secretary of the Ceylon Workers’ Red Flag Union Ms. Menaha Kandasamy, with the Joint Secretaries of the Domestic Workers’ Union Ms. Parvathy and Ms.Anandi who submitted the draft with over 5000 signatures from the workers, well wishers and supporters.

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IDWF Congress: Opening Address by Anna Biondi, Deputy Director, ILO

IDWF Congress: Opening Address by Anna Biondi, Deputy Director, ILO

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

2013 Oct 26-28 Opening Address by Anna Biondi, Deputy Director, ILO

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IDWF Congress: Message by Guy Ryder Director-General ILO

IDWF Congress: Message by Guy Ryder Director-General ILO

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

2013 Oct 26-28 Message by Guy Ryder Director-General ILO

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IDWF Congress: Solidarity Speech from Shawna Bader-Blau, Executive Director of Solidarity Center

IDWF Congress: Solidarity Speech from Shawna Bader-Blau, Executive Director of Solidarity Center

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

2013 Oct 26-28 Solidarity Speech from Shawna Bader-Blau, Executive Director of Solidarity Center

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IDWF Congress: Speech by Uruguay President Mujica

IDWF Congress: Speech by Uruguay President Mujica

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

2014 Oct 26-28 Speech by Uruguay President Mujica

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IDWF Congress: Solidarity message by the German Commission for Justice and Peace Bishop Dr. Stephan Ackermann

IDWF Congress: Solidarity message by the German Commission for Justice and Peace Bishop Dr. Stephan Ackermann

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

2013 Oct 26-28 Solidarity message to the IDWN by the president of the German Commission for Justice and Peace Bishop Dr. Stephan Ackermann

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IDWF Congress: The Future of the Domestic Workers' Movement, Speech by Dan Gallin

IDWF Congress: The Future of the Domestic Workers' Movement, Speech by Dan Gallin

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

2013 Oct 26-28 The Future of the Domestic Workers' Movement, Speech by Dan Gallin

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IDWF Congress: Our new Federation is born!

IDWF Congress: Our new Federation is born!

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

2013 Oct 26-28 New global federation, the International Domestic Workers Federation (IDWF).

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