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published Sep 20, 2014 05:23 PM
Latest updates from International Domestic Workers Federation
Resource "Following the Money: the Kafala System and Chain of Domestic Workers Migration" - Report of the IDWF Panel at the Global South Women's Forum (GSWF) December 14, 2020 by IDWFED — last modified Jan 15, 2021 03:24 PM
Report of the IDWF Panel at the Global South Women’s Forum (GSWF) December 14, 2020
Resource IDWF e-Newsletter #47 - December 2020 by IDWFED — last modified Dec 30, 2020 04:43 PM
"Moving into 2021, We are resilient, we are united."
Story Global: Year End Messages of 2020 - From the President, Vice President and the General Secretary by IDWFED — last modified Dec 27, 2020 01:23 PM
We as IDWF survived, we have learnt to be thankful, to accept each other. We have learnt to share what we have and most of all we have learnt to appreciate life.
Story C source code Africa: A Big Leap on Digital Communication Skills under the COVID-19 Pandemic by IDWFED — last modified Dec 28, 2020 05:00 PM
A Big Leap on Digital Communication Skills under the COVID-19 Pandemic
Story Namibia: The government passed the C189 and C190 on December 9 by IDWFED — last modified Dec 26, 2020 06:14 PM
On 9th December NDAWU celebrated the achievement on the ratification of Convention 189 and 190, Decent Work for Domestic Workers (C189) aimed at improving domestic workers working conditions.
Story chemical/x-pdb Togo: SYNADOT's organizational development by IDWFED — last modified Dec 26, 2020 05:54 PM
Togo is among the Francophone country in Africa which shows a lot of achievement in organizational development in 2020.
Story Belgium: Domestic Workers, all Women were Elected as Shop Stewards in their Companies to Represent the Rights and Interests of all Workers by IDWFED — last modified Dec 26, 2020 05:22 PM
Elections of shop stewards to represent all employees of companies are held every four years in Belgian companies employing more than 50 workers.
Story C source code Philippines: Jobs for Domestic Workers under the COVID-19 Pandemic by IDWFED — last modified Dec 26, 2020 07:23 PM
Jobs for Domestic Workers under the COVID-19 Pandemic
Story Malaysia: The Indonesia migrant domestic workers finally formed their own organization – PERTIMIG by IDWFED — last modified Dec 26, 2020 05:38 PM
The Indonesia migrant domestic workers in Malaysia finally formed their own organization – the Persatuan Pekerja Rumah Tangga Indonesia Migran (PERTIMIG) in December 2019 and became operational this year with 90 domestic workers in 2020.
Story Global: Update on the IDWF Solidarity Fund, December 2020 by IDWFED — last modified Dec 27, 2020 01:25 PM
The fund per affiliate is small, ranging from $5,000 to 10,000, yet for many, it is all they have received to cop with the pandemic challenges.
Story Jamaica: Domestic Workers are Included in the Sexual Harassment Bill by IDWFED — last modified Dec 26, 2020 07:28 PM
Domestic Workers are Included in the Sexual Harassment Bill
Story text/texmacs Nicaragua: FETRADOMOV inaugurates the Regional School on LGBTI Rights by IDWFED — last modified Nov 26, 2020 03:12 PM
This November 26, FETRADOMOV inaugurates a Virtual Regional School on LGBTI Rights, in conllaboration with the Central American Network for LGBTI Labor Justice and the Alliance for LGBTI Labor Rights of Nicaragua, of which FETRADOMOV is a part.
Story We Shall be Silent No More: We Signed up for Domestic Labor, Not Domestic Abuse by IDWFED — last modified Nov 25, 2020 02:15 PM
On the International Day to End Violence Against Women, we think of women workers, who are the predominant population engaged in domestic work, paid, underpaid, and unpaid. Domestic work is an accessible form of employment for low income women because in addition to providing them with a source of income, it at times gives them a roof above their heads and food for their table.
Story ECMAScript program Nicaragua: Interview with Andrea Morales by IDWFED — last modified Nov 09, 2020 02:15 PM
"On the International Day to Eradicate Poverty, we spoke to unionists and domestic worker leaders on their insights of how poverty affects the sector of domestic work and how women bear its disproportionate burden. Full of power, these leaders envisioned a more equitable world, with decent work for domestic workers, free of economic and gendered violence. Hear their voices!"
Story ATK inset Argentina: Interview with Ana Núñez by IDWFED — last modified Nov 09, 2020 02:40 PM
"On the International Day to Eradicate Poverty, we spoke to unionists and domestic worker leaders on their insights of how poverty affects the sector of domestic work and how women bear its disproportionate burden. Full of power, these leaders envisioned a more equitable world, with decent work for domestic workers, free of economic and gendered violence. Hear their voices!"
Story Namibia: Interview with Justina Jonas by IDWFED — last modified Nov 30, 2020 04:42 PM
On the International Day to Eradicate Poverty, we spoke to unionists and domestic worker leaders on their insights of how poverty affects the sector of domestic work and how women bear its disproportionate burden. Full of power, these leaders envisioned a more equitable world, with decent work for domestic workers, free of economic and gendered violence. Hear their voices!
Story Octet Stream Namibia: Interview with Nellie Dina Kahua by IDWFED — last modified Dec 06, 2020 10:20 PM
On the International Day to Eradicate Poverty, we spoke to unionists and domestic worker leaders on their insights of how poverty affects the sector of domestic work and how women bear its disproportionate burden. Full of power, these leaders envisioned a more equitable world, with decent work for domestic workers, free of economic and gendered violence. Hear their voices!
Resource Understanding CARE by IDWFED — last modified Jan 20, 2021 09:43 PM
Care is about the activities done for a person’s own well-being, including one or more persons’ physical, psychological, emotional and developmental needs.
Story ECMAScript program Global Day of Action for Care: Unions and civil society mobilising to demand investments in care for building more inclusive, accessible, resilient, and caring economies. by IDWFED — last modified Oct 31, 2020 08:14 PM
Joint Statement by ITUC, UNI Global Union, Public Services International, Education International, International Domestic Workers Federation and Women in Informal Employment: Globalizing and Organizing
Resource IDWF e-Newsletter #46 - 29 October 2020 by IDWFED — last modified Oct 29, 2020 04:38 PM
Domestic Workers are Care Workers!
Story IDWF Global Meeting on Care, October 25 by IDWFED — last modified Oct 30, 2020 08:54 PM
Around 150 leaders and members of our affiliates from at least 47 countries joined a zoom meeting on CARE.
Story Jamaica: JHWU and the LMIS signed a memorandum of understanding to promote the use of the database and the services for the domestic workers by IDWFED — last modified Oct 22, 2020 10:55 PM
JHWU and the Ministry of Labour and Social Security (LMIS) in Jamaica have signed a memorandum of understanding, on October 14, to promote the use of the database and the services offered by the Ministry for the domestic workers members of the union, in line with the government's policy on poverty reduction.
Story Indonesia: Repeal the Omnibus Law, Stop Labor Informalization, Enact the Domestic Workers Protection Bill! by IDWFED — last modified Oct 14, 2020 08:32 PM
IDWF pledges our support and solidarity with all Indonesian workers, especially domestic workers and the people in their fights for a just and fair economy that benefit all.
Resource IDWF e-Newsletter #45 - 14 October 2020 by IDWFED — last modified Oct 29, 2020 12:30 AM
Domestic Workers in Argentina Will be Better Protected Against Violence, With Commitment made by Government on the World Day for Decent Work, October 7
Affiliate chemical/x-ncbi-asn1-ascii Indonesia: Jaringan Nasional Advokasi Pekerja Rumah Tangga (JALAPRT) by IDWFED — last modified Oct 12, 2020 12:37 PM
Indonesia: Jaringan Nasional Advokasi Pekerja Rumah Tangga (JALAPRT)
Story Tanzania: October 9 - Domestic Workers in Tanzania reminded their government to ratify C189 by IDWFED — last modified Oct 15, 2020 05:02 PM
"CHODAWU- Domestic Workers Unite! Yes We Can! Government ratify ILO C189."
Resource IDWF e-Newsletter #44 - 8 October 2020 by IDWFED — last modified Oct 12, 2020 10:27 PM
Domestic Workers Jobs Losses escalate everyday under COVID 19, Governments must act to Protect Domestic Workers and their Children.
Story Argentina: Tripartite agreement signed on World Day for Decent Work by IDWFED — last modified Oct 15, 2020 01:03 PM
"It seemed important to us on the day of recognition of decent work to sign this agreement with two sectors that are so important that carry out care."
Campaign Invest in Care: Decent Work for Domestic Workers by IDWFED — last modified Jan 21, 2021 12:15 AM
Domestic workers as providers and recipients of care, should have both their labour rights and care needs to be recognized.
Story Decent Work for Domestic Workers, Decent Work for Decent Life! by IDWFED — last modified Oct 07, 2020 01:07 PM
We demand decent work for domestic workers and urge governments to ratify and implement ILO Domestic Workers Convention 189 and Violence and Harassment Convention 190 to ensure that no domestic worker is left behind. We need decent work for a decent life for all.