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Resource WIEGO Web Section on Domestic Workers
by IDWFED published Mar 15, 2012 last modified Dec 29, 2015 03:05 PM
A comprehensive collection of educational resources and a lot of publication links.
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Story Women make up 83% of domestic workers worldwide
by IDWFED published Sep 05, 2014 last modified Jun 24, 2015 06:35 PM
Domestic workers are among the most vulnerable groups in the global workforce, facing a number of human rights abuses and labour rights violations ranging from deplorable working conditions and unequal pay to sexual violence.
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Resource Octet Stream Worker, helper, auntie, maid? : Working conditions and attitudes experienced by migrant domestic workers in Thailand and Malaysia
by IDWFED published Dec 13, 2016 last modified Feb 08, 2017 09:22 PM
The study provides important insights on domestic workers’ perceived role as both family members and workers, and how this affects everything from working hours to wages, freedom of movement and association, and access to social protection. The report concludes with recommendations for policy makers, employers, civil society and the media on how they can contribute to improving the situation of migrant domestic workers in Thailand and Malaysia.
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Resource application/x-troff-me Working around the clock? A manual for trainers to help live-in domestic workers count their working time
by IDWFED published Sep 23, 2014 last modified Oct 19, 2015 03:29 PM
This manual presents and explains how to use a working time tool that was designed for live-in domestic workers to record and calculate their working time and rest periods. The working time tool was originally designed as a response to the concern that live-in domestic workers work extremely long hours, while their employers often feel that domestic workers are rarely really working, but are rather on standby.
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Resource ECMAScript program Working with migrant domestic workers in Lebanon (1980s-2012): A mapping of NGO services
by IDWFED published Dec 20, 2012 last modified Dec 07, 2015 05:16 PM
The main purpose of "Working with migrant domestic workers in Lebanon (1980s-2012): A mapping of NGO services" is to explore how NGO agendas in the migrant domestic workers (MDWs) subfield have progressed since the deliberations of the National Steering Committee on Women Migrant Domestic Workers.
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Resource Workshop on Training of Trainers for domestic workers in Dodoma Sept 25-26, 2015
by IDWFED published Sep 26, 2015 last modified Oct 14, 2015 09:30 PM
Conservation, Hotels, Domestic, Social Services and Consultancy Workers Union (CHODAWU) with the support of IDWF conducted a two days workshop under the Project Securing Economic Rights for Informal Women Workers (Domestic workers) in Dodoma Municipality on 25th -26th September, 2015.
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Resource Workshop Report on Training of Trainers for domestic workers in Iringa Sept 17-18, 2015
by IDWFED published Sep 18, 2015 last modified Jul 11, 2018 06:55 PM
Conservation, Hotels, Domestic, Social Services and Consultancy Workers Union (CHODAWU) with the support of IDWF conducted a two days workshop under the Project Securing Economic Rights for Informal Women Workers (Domestic workers) in Iringa Municipality on 17th -18th September, 2015.
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Story World Day for Decent Work: Unions unite for investment in care for decent jobs and gender equality
by IDWFED published Oct 07, 2019 last modified Oct 08, 2019 06:13 PM
On this year’s World Day for Decent Work, we celebrate care workers and demand a fair deal for their work through recognition, living wages, equal pay for work of equal value and safe and healthy working environments that are free from discrimination, violence and harassment.
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Resource World of Work magazine: Violence at work
by IDWFED published May 24, 2018 last modified Jun 10, 2019 03:34 PM — filed under: ,
Special 2018 issue - This year’s edition of the World of Work magazine highlights the themes discussed by the ILO’s 107th International Labour Conference (ILC).
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Resource World Report 2012: A Landmark Victory for Domestic Workers
by IDWFED published Mar 29, 2012 last modified Dec 29, 2015 01:33 PM
New Convention Establishes First Global Labor Standards for Millions of Women and Girls
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