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Resource Citrix ICA settings file From "Good Spirit" to Employee? Strengthening Domestic Workers' Employment Rights in Latin America
by IDWFED published May 12, 2010 last modified Dec 29, 2015 05:38 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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File PDF document 2010.5.1 Joint Declaration on Celebrating May Day 2010 as Asian Domestic Workers Day 1 May 2010
by IDWFED published May 01, 2010 last modified Dec 25, 2015 05:30 PM
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Story Asia: Joint Declaration on Celebrating May Day 2010 as "Asian Domestic Workers' Day"
by IDWFED published May 01, 2010 last modified May 03, 2016 05:10 PM — filed under:
“We are not begging for special treatment. We, domestic workers, are claiming our basic rights. We are demanding equal treatment and proper recognition as workers and members of society. We will continue to fight abuses and exploitation. We want freedom from slavery.” - Sringatin, Chairperson, Federation of Asian Domestic Workers’ Union (FADWU, Hong Kong)
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Resource Good practices on child labour 2010
by IDWFED published May 01, 2010 last modified Sep 21, 2017 04:19 PM
During the Global Child Labour Conference 2010 (The Hague, The Netherlands) IPEC and its partners have launched 22 good practices (GPs) from all over the world.
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Story Indonesia: Never-ending struggle, says Lita Anggraini
by IDWFED published Feb 16, 2010 last modified Dec 25, 2015 05:41 PM
“I don’t consider this occupation as a job, but as a part of my life, and I will keep working at it even if there is no institution or organization employing me to do so,” Lita told The Jakarta Post in Yogyakarta early last week.
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Resource Manual for Domestic Workers - Organising for a Better Future
by IDWFED published Dec 31, 2009 last modified Dec 29, 2015 02:46 PM
This manual aims to assist the leaders of domestic worker groups to come out of a powerless situation by “embracing the strength of the domestic worker organisation or trade union”, particularly in the context of the campaign for the ILO Convention on domestic workers in 2010-11.
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Resource Activities Report of Asociación de Trabajadoras de Hogar (ATH) in Bilbao by Claire Hobden
by IDWFED published Nov 30, 2009 last modified Feb 01, 2016 10:34 PM
At the end of November, at the request of Asociación de Trabajadoras de Hogar (ATH), Claire Hobden went to Bilbao to meet with the organizers at ATH and to do a presentation about the ILO Process and the activities of the IDWN at a conference on domestic work organized by ATH. Here is a brief report on the activities while Claire Hobden was in Bilbao.
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Resource EFFAT Women's Conference Report by Karin Pape
by IDWFED published Nov 16, 2009 last modified Feb 01, 2016 11:06 PM
IDWN international coordinator Karin Pape attended a Women's Conference in Berlin hosted by the European Federation of Food, Agriculture & Tourism trade union (EFFAT). Here are her reports.
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Germany: EFFAT Women's Conference - Domestic Workers on the international agenda – and in Europe?
by IDWFED published Oct 19, 2009 last modified Feb 01, 2016 11:11 PM
Organised by the International Domestic Workers’ Network (IDWN) and sponsored by the German Commission for Justice and Peace.
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Resource Contours of Domestic Service: Characteristics, Work Relations and Regulations
by IDWFED published Oct 03, 2009 last modified Dec 29, 2015 05:55 PM
This paper provides a broader overview of domestic service in India, outlining the socio-economic and demographic characteristics of the workforce. The definitional issues involved in understanding domestic work are discussed, with special reference to national classifications. The extant pattern of work relations in the occupation and the prominent role played by placement agencies are highlighted.
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