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Story text/texmacs Pakistan: Domestic workers know your rights
by IDWFED published Oct 29, 2014 last modified Oct 31, 2014 04:03 PM
There is a growing trend of engaging domestic help, particularly in cities. According to the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, 74 per cent of the labour work force is engaged in the informal sector, of which domestic workers are the biggest chunk. Yet despite that, there are no clear laws to guarantee domestic workers their rights as they do not fall under the social security net. However, the following laws apply in certain cases.
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Mexico: Evaluation for Unpaid Work Home International Day
by IDWFED published Jul 22, 2014 last modified Jan 09, 2016 09:07 PM
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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by IDWFED last modified Oct 29, 2014 06:45 PM
Located in Updates / Philippines: Myrna Padilla, a former domestic worker, develops an app to help protect overseas workers
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by IDWFED last modified Oct 29, 2014 06:34 PM
Located in Updates / Philippines: Myrna Padilla, a former domestic worker, develops an app to help protect overseas workers
File PDF document IDWF - Election Procedure at the Founding Congress
by IDWFED published Oct 28, 2013 last modified Oct 28, 2014 06:49 PM
Founding Congress Montevideo, Uruguay, 26th‐28th October 2013
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File PDF document IDWF - Credentials Committee
by IDWFED published Oct 28, 2013 last modified Oct 28, 2014 05:54 PM
Terms of Reference
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File PDF document IDWF - Standing Order
by IDWFED published Oct 28, 2013 last modified Oct 28, 2014 05:12 PM
Montevideo, Uruguay, 26th‐28th October 2013 Item 2: Draft STANDING ORDERS
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by IDWFED last modified Oct 25, 2014 05:19 PM
Located in Updates / Asia: Behind Closed Doors, Abuse of Domestic Workers
Story Asia: Behind Closed Doors, Abuse of Domestic Workers
by IDWFED published Oct 09, 2014 last modified Dec 03, 2014 03:19 PM
Photographer Steve McCurry, best known for his work in war-torn countries like Afghanistan, has documented the suffering of women from Indonesia, Nepal and the Philippines who endured a myriad of abuses while working for families elsewhere in Asia and the Middle East.
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by IDWFED last modified Oct 25, 2014 04:01 PM
Located in Updates / Bangladesh: Domestic Workers Organize to Protect Their Most Valuable Export --- Themselves