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Domestic Workers in Europe: Getting the Recognition they Deserve

Domestic Workers in Europe: Getting the Recognition they Deserve

by IDWFED — last modified Jul 12, 2021 06:06 PM

"We have to ensure that domestic workers are covered by all EU labour and social legislation, including occupational health and safety regulations, that they enjoy equal rights and protection, including those who provide services in non-standard forms of employment or via platforms, and we have to pay particular attention to (undocumented) migrant domestic workers."

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COVID-19: Guidance for Occupational Safety and Health for Employers and Domestic Workers

COVID-19: Guidance for Occupational Safety and Health for Employers and Domestic Workers

by IDWFED — last modified Jun 21, 2021 05:48 PM

As part of the celebrations of the 10th anniversary of the adoption of Convention 189 on Decent Work for Domestic Workers, we have the immense pleasure to invite you to join us for the launch of COVID-19: Guidance for Occupational Safety and Health for Employers and Domestic Workers.

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The Silver Lining: Domestic Workers Organizing One Decade On - IDWF Statement on June 16, 2021

The Silver Lining: Domestic Workers Organizing One Decade On - IDWF Statement on June 16, 2021

by IDWFED — last modified Jun 16, 2021 03:26 PM

Domestic work must not stand outside of social protection, and domestic workers’ organizing must take a seat at every negotiation table: within unionism, social dialogue, and policy making.

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Ten Years Since Winning C189: Domestic Workers Become an Unstoppable Movement

Ten Years Since Winning C189: Domestic Workers Become an Unstoppable Movement

by IDWFED — last modified Jun 21, 2021 11:07 PM

"C189 is ours. It was not won for us. We won it, and we have to guard it and use it."

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The Domestic Workers Convention (C189) celebrates its 10th anniversary but Social Protection is not yet part of our reality

The Domestic Workers Convention (C189) celebrates its 10th anniversary but Social Protection is not yet part of our reality

by IDWFED — last modified Jun 10, 2021 05:21 PM

On June 16th, the Convention 189 (C189), a huge milestone for Domestic Workers around the world, celebrates its 10th anniversary. The International Domestic Workers Federation (IDWF) will mark this occasion in a zoom webinar on June 13th. We will remember how in 2011, workers, employers, and governments came together to adopt the convention on decent work for domestic workers.

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10 Years of Resilience: a Celebration of the Domestic Workers Convention

10 Years of Resilience: a Celebration of the Domestic Workers Convention

by IDWFED — last modified Jun 06, 2021 03:52 PM

The IDWF is going to have this Webinar celebration with domestic workers from all around the world!

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Registration - IDWF Event_CSW65 Virtual Forum

by IDWFED — last modified Mar 13, 2021 10:35 PM

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CSW65: 10 Years since C189: Domestic Workers' Need for Social Protection

CSW65: 10 Years since C189: Domestic Workers' Need for Social Protection

by IDWFED — last modified Mar 25, 2021 06:06 PM

IDWF Parallel event at the NGO CSW65 Virtual Forum 2021

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Indonesia: A country that is pro Violence and Neglect Domestic Workers - Jala PRT says

by Fish Ip — last modified Feb 19, 2021 10:38 AM

On the day of Indonesian National Domestic Workers Day which is a day to remember how Sunarsih, a 14-year child domestic worker, died from abuse by her employer, Jala PRT presses the government of Indonesia to adopt domestic workers law. Here is the statement of Jala PRT.

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India: Letter to the Prime Minister to understand the plight of domestic workers

by Fish Ip — last modified Feb 08, 2021 01:16 PM

The National Platform of Domestic Workers writes to the Prime Minister against the exclusion of informal workers in the New Labour Codes

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India: Demand to the Parliament to consider domestic workers in New Labour Codes discussion

by Fish Ip — last modified Feb 08, 2021 01:08 PM

The National Platform of Domestic Workers presses the members of the Parliament in India to consider the importance to include the rights of domestic workers in the New Labour Codes.

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India: Domestic Workers nation-wide protest against exclusion by new labour codes

India: Domestic Workers nation-wide protest against exclusion by new labour codes

by Fish Ip — last modified Feb 08, 2021 01:20 PM

The National Platform of Domestic Workers (NPDW) protested all over India against the exclusion of domestic workers as workers and to any rights to social security.

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Namibia: The government passed the C189 and C190 on December 9

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.

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Tanzania: October 9 - Domestic Workers in Tanzania reminded their government to ratify C189

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."

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Peru: C189 is set to be implemented as the new domestic workers law is passed

Peru: C189 is set to be implemented as the new domestic workers law is passed

by IDWFED — last modified Dec 26, 2020 06:37 PM

The new law protects domestic workers’ rights on:minimum salary, working hours, protection against COVID-19, sexual harassment and many more.

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Dominican Republic: Domestic workers are organizing and there is political will to advance on the implementation of ILO Convention 189

Dominican Republic: Domestic workers are organizing and there is political will to advance on the implementation of ILO Convention 189

by IDWFED — last modified Dec 11, 2019 05:25 PM

The National Committee on Wages in the Dominican Republic invites leaders representing the main organizations of domestic workers to the first meeting held by the government to discuss the criteria in defining the minimum wage by lay for the sector and in compliance to the ILO Convention 189. The meeting will be held on December 11 at 10:00 AM.

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Brazil: FENATRAD and IDWF organize workshop for the implementation of C189

Brazil: FENATRAD and IDWF organize workshop for the implementation of C189

from Aug 23, 2019 08:00 AM to Aug 26, 2019 07:59 AMby IDWFED

The workshop was attended by unions’ representatives from various states, as well as representatives of the CUT, Juneia Batista and Rita Pinheiro; from labour lawyers, Dr. Aristeo and Dr. Marcela, and the lawyer, Milena Calazans, FENATRAD’s legal advisor. There were 32 participants in total.

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MENA: What you need to know about the C189

MENA: What you need to know about the C189

by IDWFED — last modified Jun 20, 2019 01:10 AM

Domestic Workers, especially migrant domestic workers are vulnerable and they need joint effort to promote decent work for them. Learn more about the ILO Convention 189. The video is in Arabic.

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Africa: Domestic Workers & ILO Convention 189: Making it Real

Africa: Domestic Workers & ILO Convention 189: Making it Real

by IDWFED — last modified Jun 15, 2019 05:15 PM

Millions of women work long hours, in dangerous conditions, for little pay. They are fighting for change, with the help of ILO Convention 189 on Decent Work for Domestic Workers. Watch this video to learn how.

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ILC108: "Use your voices, Support the ILO Convention!"

ILC108: "Use your voices, Support the ILO Convention!"

by IDWFED — last modified Jun 19, 2019 05:34 PM

Myrtle Witbooi, IDWF President spoke at the ILC108 on June 10, 2019.

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 IDWF Annual Report 2018 - United, Strong & Growing

IDWF Annual Report 2018 - United, Strong & Growing

by IDWFED — last modified Oct 31, 2019 05:26 PM

IDWF has now established itself as an essential organization—based on the ideas, life experiences and leadership of domestic workers worldwide.

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Africa Regional Workshop - Domestic Workers and C189: Power and Skills to Make It Real!

Africa Regional Workshop - Domestic Workers and C189: Power and Skills to Make It Real!

by IDWFED — last modified Apr 19, 2020 11:29 PM

Africa Regional Workshop, Dar-es-salaam, 24-26 May 2019

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Asia: Meeting Statement for May Day - Support ILO Convention, "Ending Violence and Harassment in the World of Work"

Asia: Meeting Statement for May Day - Support ILO Convention, "Ending Violence and Harassment in the World of Work"

by Fish Ip — last modified May 02, 2019 05:04 PM

IDWF Affiliates got together on the Eve of May Day 2019 and take Petition to Asian governments to demand for support of an International Labour Convention "Ending Violence and Harassment in the World of Work!!"

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 Global: A Worldwide Movement for Domestic Workers

Global: A Worldwide Movement for Domestic Workers

by IDWFED — last modified May 24, 2019 12:40 PM

In Hong Kong and throughout the world, domestic workers are creating a political movement to ensure that they can do their important work without sacrificing their rights or human dignity.

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Resolutions: Adopted by the 2nd IDWF Congress 2018,  Cape Town, South Africa

Resolutions: Adopted by the 2nd IDWF Congress 2018, Cape Town, South Africa

by IDWFED — last modified Aug 01, 2019 05:01 PM

The IDWF is a growing movement of domestic workers. The second Congress in Cape Town, South Africa gives us inspiration and renewed energy to fight for our dignity, rights and freedom. Eighteen resolutions have been adopted. They are the goals and the concrete guides for our program of action in the next 5 years.

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Know Your Rights and Obligations - Domestic Workers' Handbook in Uganda

Know Your Rights and Obligations - Domestic Workers' Handbook in Uganda

by IDWFED — last modified Dec 11, 2018 04:00 PM

The handbook is a content of brief information on Uganda’s domestic workers rights, legislation, and Convention 189. It provides basic knowledge to domestic workers and employers on how to relate in the household as a place of work.

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South Africa: "Let us look forward to the next five years. Let us never forget the struggle. Together We will overcome so much more!"

South Africa: "Let us look forward to the next five years. Let us never forget the struggle. Together We will overcome so much more!"

by IDWFED — last modified Dec 19, 2018 03:48 PM

President Address by Myrtle Witbooi on November 16, first day of the 2nd IDWF Congress.

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Peru: Congress approved the ratification of C189 for the rights of domestic workers

Peru: Congress approved the ratification of C189 for the rights of domestic workers

by IDWFED — last modified Jun 19, 2018 10:32 PM

After 7 years of unattainable struggle of the Domestic Workers, today the Ratification of ILO Convention 189, and its recommendation 201, was debated and approved in the Plenary of the Congress of the Republic.

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IDWF Annual Report 2017 - STRONG, UNITED and GROWING

IDWF Annual Report 2017 - STRONG, UNITED and GROWING

by IDWFED — last modified Jun 12, 2018 09:09 PM

There is no stopping us. Let us continue until each and every domestic worker is valued and all of us are free.

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