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Affiliate OTH template Peru: Instituto de Promoción y Formación de Trabajadoras del Hogar (IPROFOTH)
by Meredith McBride published Oct 21, 2014 last modified Jul 31, 2015 06:53 PM
The Institute for the Promotion and Training of Domestic Workers (IPROFOTH)
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Affiliate Peru: Sindicato de Trabajadoras y Trabajadores del Hogar de la Región Lima (SINTTRAHOL)
by Meredith McBride published Oct 21, 2014 last modified Jul 31, 2015 06:53 PM
Union of Workers and Household Workers Region Lima ( SINTTRAHOL ) is an autonomous trade union founded on March 8, 2008. The group is affiliated to the General Confederation of Workers of Peru (CGTP), and was born to defend our rights and fight against discrimination, exploitation and violation of labor rights and human rights of the household workers. Currently SINTTRAHOL is an organization recognized by the Ministry of Labour No. 106519-09 in Lima.
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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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Resource Platform of Demands
by Meredith McBride published Jun 01, 2010 last modified Nov 02, 2014 09:58 PM
Domestic workers deserve to be included in the ILO mission as professional workers. This document lays out the fundamental necessities for decent work for domestic workers.
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Resource PowerPoint "Mobilise for an ILO convention"
by Meredith McBride published May 01, 2010 last modified Oct 25, 2014 02:38 PM
Powerpoint presentation calling on domestic workers to share their input for the development of an ILO Convention on domestic workers
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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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Story UAE: Indonesian Domestic Workers subject to abuse
by Meredith McBride published Oct 22, 2014 last modified Oct 25, 2014 04:12 PM
Frequent news reports about abuses of Indonesian domestic workers who migrate to the Gulf show that Tahira’s experience was not unique. Tahira, whose name was changed for her protection, was one of the 4.3 million Indonesians estimated to be working abroad in 2012. Approximately 76 percent are women, and 90 percent of those are domestic workers. Many of them migrate to the Gulf.
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