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Resource Asia Pacific: News & Updates February 2015
by Meredith McBride published Apr 30, 2015 last modified Aug 30, 2015 05:33 PM
Updates from around the region during February 2015
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Story Former UAE Ambassador to pay former domestic workers €80,000 each for abuse
by Meredith McBride published Mar 09, 2015
Ireland's Employment Appeals Tribunal demanded that Khalid Nasser Rashid Lootah, a former ambassador from the UAE, pay his three former domestic workers after he was found to have abused them.
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Resource Asia Pacific: News & Updates from Dec 2014 - Jan 2015
by Meredith McBride published Mar 07, 2015 last modified May 12, 2015 05:49 PM — filed under:
A summary of the updates and activities from IDWF, affiliates, and domestic workers around Asia from December 2014 to January 2015
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Resource Latin America: News & Updates Dec 2014 - Jan 2015
by Meredith McBride published Mar 07, 2015 last modified May 12, 2015 05:50 PM — filed under:
A summary of news and updates of IDWF and affiliate activities around Latin America from December 2014 to January 2015
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Story Troff document Lebanon: Domestic workers create the first union in the Middle East
by Meredith McBride published Jan 10, 2015 last modified Mar 30, 2015 01:38 PM
The middle east is home to 2.4 million domestic worked. For the first time in the middle east, domestic workers have created a trade union to collectively fight for better rights
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Resource Report of the Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of slavery
by Meredith McBride published Jun 18, 2012 last modified Nov 02, 2014 11:54 PM
Following a brief overview of activities, the Special Rapporteur focuses on the manifestations and causes of domestic servitude and issues recommendations on how to end this global human rights concern.
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Resource Reports on the Rights of Domestic Workers
by Meredith McBride published May 12, 2010 last modified Nov 02, 2014 11:51 PM
During the 2010 International Labour Conference, the IDWN participated in a 'side-event' with the German Commission for Justice and Peace/Kolping International, International Catholic Center of Geneva (CCIG), Migrant Forum in Asia (MFA), Caritas Internationalis, and the International Catholic Migration Commission. They produced Reports on the Rights of Domestic Workers. -
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Resource Citrix ICA settings file Strengthening Domestic Workers' Employment Rights in Latin America
by Meredith McBride published May 12, 2010 last modified Nov 02, 2014 11:46 PM
In the past ten years, laws have been passed in a number of Latin American states aimed at reinforcing the employment rights of domestic workers. In most cases, these laws would not have materialised without national and regional campaigns by domestic workers’ trade union organisations.
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Resource Myths and Realities about Domestic Workers
by Meredith McBride published Jun 01, 2011 last modified Aug 18, 2017 04:29 PM
What THEY Say And What WE Say - WHY DOMESTIC WORKERS NEED STRONG REGULATIONS FOR OUR RIGHTS This document sets out some of the key arguments used against us having a strongly-worded international ILO Convention and national legislation for our rights, and our responses as to why we must.
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Story Philippines: Myrna Padilla, a former domestic worker, develops an app to help protect overseas workers
by Meredith McBride published Oct 25, 2014 last modified Oct 29, 2014 06:56 PM
Myrna Padilla spent over two decades as a domestic worker abroad before returning home to the Philippines. She developed an app to connect overseas foreign workers together to help prevent them from abuse.
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