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IDWF e-Newsletter #25 - 21 May 2020

IDWF e-Newsletter #25 - 21 May 2020

by IDWFED published May 21, 2020 12:00 AM
Domestic Workers at the Front-lines

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Newsletter, Journal


Domestic Workers at the Front-lines

Read the story of the struggle of migrant domestic workers in Malaysia surviving the lock-down

  • "We have to make sure that everyone gets a share" - Click here to read the whole story

Webinar series on GBV & COVID-19

  • Our VP Juana del Carmen Britez spoke at the first webinar of this series! Watch the recording by clicking here.

In the Spotlight!

Asosasyon ng mga Makabayang Manggagawang Pilipino Overseas (AMMPO) Malaysia, one of our affliates has been distributing food and health packages to Filipino domestic workers affected COVID-19. Since lock down began on 18th March this has been a big need. Check them out on Facebook OR on our website.

IDWF asks the Prime Minister in Malaysia to stop the raids and crackdowns on migrant domestic workers under COVID-19

  • Click here to read the statement.

On IDAHOBIT our executive committee member from Europe shares:

“Today is the world day against homophobia, transphobia and biphobia. In our last congress we approved changes in our constitution regarding this topic. Today more than ever I am proud to represent an organization ready for changes to be able to protect all domestic workers in the world.”

Wendy - executive committee member

Care for those who care for you!

Domestic workers’ struggles in times of pandemic crisis in Brazil

  • While the middle and upper classes can easily protect themselves in spacious houses, with the option of home office, social isolation is much more complex for the popular classes who are forced to stay in work, and face precarious living and housing conditions. Click this link to read the full article.

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