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Latest updates from International Domestic Workers Federation
Resource IDWF e-Newsletter #42 - 23 September 2020 by IDWFED — last modified Sep 25, 2020 08:55 PM
Domestic Workers at the Front-lines
Story Help Migrant Domestic Workers in COVID-19 - Please Donate Now! by IDWFED — last modified Sep 24, 2020 12:28 PM
COVID-19 has made migrant domestic workers even more vulnerable. Please help now!
Affiliate Jordan: Domestic Workers Solidarity Network in Jordan (DWSNJ) by IDWFED — last modified Sep 18, 2020 05:24 PM
Jordan: Domestic Workers Solidarity Network in Jordan (DWSNJ)
Story chemical/x-pdb India: Impact of Lockdown on the life of Domestic workers: Sample Survey Analysis and Demands for redressal from the Government by IDWFED — last modified Sep 16, 2020 04:46 PM
The National Domestic Workers Movement (NDWM) Maharashtra made a sample survey to assess the impact of covid crisis on Domestic Workers. The analysis report and our demands were presented to the press during the Press Conference organised by the State Platform for Domestic Workers. We have launched signature campaign in the areas. The signature will be submitted by the delegation to all the District Collectors and the Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLAs) where NDWM Maharashtra is operating.
Resource IDWF e-Newsletter #41 - 10 September 2020 by IDWFED — last modified Sep 21, 2020 11:32 PM
Domestic Workers at the Front-lines
Story D source code Peru: C189 is set to be implemented as the new domestic workers law is passed by IDWFED — last modified Sep 20, 2020 05:10 PM
The new law protects domestic workers’ rights on:minimum salary, working hours, protection against COVID-19, sexual harassment and many more.
Resource IDWF e-Newsletter #40 - 3 September 2020 by IDWFED — last modified Sep 21, 2020 11:31 PM
Domestic Workers at the Front-lines
Story Asia: Indonesian Migrant Domestic Workers in Malaysia, Singapore and Hong Kong told their stories under COVID-19 by IDWFED — last modified Sep 09, 2020 07:42 PM
The protection of Indonesia migrant workers will improve only when the government are taking serious to implement the new law.
Resource IDWF e-Newsletter #39 - 27 August 2020 by IDWFED — last modified Aug 31, 2020 10:32 PM
Domestic Workers with Migration Status.
Affiliate Octet Stream Kuwait: Sandigan Kuwait Domestic Workers Association (SKDWA) by IDWFED — last modified Aug 28, 2020 09:44 PM
Sandigan Kuwait Domestic Workers Association (SKDWA)
Story Octet Stream Asia: Alternative Livelihood for Domestic Workers Under COVID-19 Economic Crisis: Learning from the Best Practices in Asia by IDWFED — last modified Aug 22, 2020 03:05 PM
We foresee a long journey toward the crisis recovery and full legal protection of domestic workers. We see the need for an alternative economic and livelihood initiatives that can secure domestic workers’ income and livelihood so that they are resilient in time of crisis.
Resource IDWF e-Newsletter #38 - 20 August 2020 by IDWFED — last modified Aug 31, 2020 10:27 PM
Domestic Workers Need Your Help More Than Ever!
Resource IDWF Annual Report 2019 - United, Strong & Growing by IDWFED — last modified Aug 18, 2020 06:11 PM
IDWF is as an essential organization at this difficult time—because our work is based on the ideas, life experiences and leadership of domestic workers worldwide.The coronavirus pandemic is our common challenge, across borders. Only in solidarity will we succeed in fighting it.
Resource IDWF e-Newsletter #37 - 14 August 2020 by IDWFED — last modified Aug 17, 2020 03:17 PM
Organizing in Times of Crisis
Story ECMAScript program Lebanon: IDWF Statement in Support of the Kenyan Migrant Domestic Workers’ Sit-in Action for Repatriation and Free of Abuses by IDWFED — last modified Aug 12, 2020 08:07 PM
“Therefore, we call upon the governments of Lebanon and Kenya to abide by the legal provisions and international standards to put their immediate effort to assist the Kenyan domestic workers urgently, to have access to safe housing and subsistence and arrange their safe return to Kenya for free and as soon as possible."
Resource IDWF e-Newsletter #36 - 7 August 2020 by IDWFED — last modified Aug 12, 2020 05:28 PM
We Need Your Support!
Story text/texmacs Cambodia: Global Union Federations demand release of Rong Chhun and other trade unionists by IDWFED — last modified Aug 07, 2020 03:55 PM
Global Union Federations with affiliates across Asia Pacific region strongly condemns the arrest of Rong Chhun, President Cambodian Confederation of Unions and calls upon the Royal Government of Cambodia to drop the charges and immediately release him.
Resource IDWF e-Newsletter #35 - 31 July 2020 by IDWFED — last modified Aug 12, 2020 05:28 PM
Protective Measures Save Lives
Resource IDWF e-Newsletter #34 - 24 July 2020 by IDWFED — last modified Aug 12, 2020 05:30 PM
Affiliates in Action
Resource D source code In the Middle East and Gulf Countries: "Corona is not the Virus, Kafala is!" by IDWFED — last modified Jul 22, 2020 05:54 PM
MENA Regional Summaries
Resource Octet Stream Gender-based violence and harassment against domestic workers : Case stories from Asia by IDWFED — last modified Jul 22, 2020 03:13 PM
Gender-based violence has been a silent killer of many domestic workers around the world as we are scared to speak out, afraid of losing our jobs. We need to lift our voices to stop this abuse.” - Myrtle Witbooi, President, IDWF
Resource IDWF e-Newsletter #33 - 17 July 2020 by IDWFED — last modified Aug 12, 2020 05:30 PM
Recommendations under COVID-19
Story D source code Indonesia: House Postpones the Deliberation of the Long Overdue Domestic Workers Protection Bill; Domestic Workers' Voices Are Being Neglected. by IDWFED — last modified Aug 07, 2020 05:29 PM
IDWF and JALA PRT deeply regret the postponing of this bill that left almost 5 million DWs in the country unprotected. DWs and their families are among the marginalized communities that are living in poverty. The government can no longer neglect and put the fates of the 5 million people afloat.
Resource IDWF e-Newsletter #32 - 9 July 2020 by IDWFED — last modified Aug 12, 2020 05:32 PM
Domestic work is work
Affiliate application/cu-seeme Taiwan: Domestic Caretakers Union Taoyuan (DCU) by IDWFED — last modified Jul 09, 2020 01:41 PM
Improve working right of migrant domestic caretakers in Taiwan.
Resource IDWF e-Newsletter #31 - 3 July 2020 by IDWFED — last modified Aug 12, 2020 05:32 PM
2 Billion Strong Campaign
Story Troff document South Africa: Include Domestic Workers in Compensation for Occupational Injury & Disease Act by IDWFED — last modified Jun 30, 2020 03:02 PM
Petition To Urge Government To Speedily Implement High Court’s Judgment To Include Domestic Workers In The Compensation Of Injuries & Diseases Act And For Them To Be Included In The Compensation For Occupationally Acquired Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)
Story Hong Kong: Under the China’s national security law, Hong Kong people will be at risk of arbitrary detention and unfair trial. by IDWFED — last modified Jul 01, 2020 09:42 PM
IDWF Statement on China's National Security Law for Hong Kong: The National Security Law poses the biggest threat to human rights in Hong Kong in recent history.
Story Hong Kong: FADWU Survey on Disability Discrimination Ordinance by IDWFED — last modified Jul 22, 2020 04:29 PM
During this COVID 19 pandemic, FADWU has conducted a survey related to the Disability Discrimination Ordinance. Under the COVID-19, Migrant Domestic Workers suffer from different difficulties, such as discrimination and unfair treatment. The survey objective is that we want to know more about their situations, feelings, and knowledge of the Disability Discrimination Ordinance, specifically related to COVID-19. FADWU has collected the anonymous questionnaire and understands more about the situation of migrant domestic workers.
Resource IDWF e-Newsletter #30 - 26 June 2020 by IDWFED — last modified Aug 12, 2020 05:33 PM
International Domestic Workers Day is Celebrated Worldwide