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by IDWFED published Feb 11, 2015 08:55 PM
Hong Kong: Under the China’s national security law, Hong Kong people will be at risk of arbitrary detention and unfair trial.

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.

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Join the IDWF International Domestic Workers Day 2020 Webinar

Join the IDWF International Domestic Workers Day 2020 Webinar

by IDWFED — last modified Jun 10, 2020 11:51 AM

In Times of COVID-19 : Rising Stronger from the Crisis

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An Appeal to IDWF Solidarity Fund – Care for Those Who Care For You

An Appeal to IDWF Solidarity Fund – Care for Those Who Care For You

by IDWFED — last modified May 29, 2020 02:25 PM

Today, we ask you to join us in this lifeline relay by donating and spreading this message in your community. In solidarity, we will enable our domestic workers and their families to survive and even rise up stronger from the crisis.

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IDWF Petition Letter to PM Malaysia on MDW abuse

by IDWFED — last modified May 21, 2020 03:26 PM

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Malaysia: IDWF Petition Letter - Protect Migrant Domestic Worker from the Extreme Abuse and Exploitation, Justice for the Victim!

Malaysia: IDWF Petition Letter - Protect Migrant Domestic Worker from the Extreme Abuse and Exploitation, Justice for the Victim!

by IDWFED — last modified May 21, 2020 03:28 PM

We are outraged to learn of a recent case involving extreme abuse and exploitation of a 44-year-old Indonesian domestic worker in Malaysia rescued by Manjung police in 11th May 2020. The worker is suspected of being locked up and fed with food scraps, and had not been paid salary in the last two years by her employer, a 48-year-old woman and her 25-year-old daughter. The case is being investigated under Section 12 Anti-Trafficking in Persons and Anti- Smuggling of Migrants Act 2007 (ATIPSOM).

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IDWF May 1st Message: Protect Domestic Workers' Rights, Fight COVID-19

IDWF May 1st Message: Protect Domestic Workers' Rights, Fight COVID-19

by IDWFED — last modified May 05, 2020 12:49 PM

On the May 1st, we stand in solidarity with all workers and our community. Only in solidarity, we will succeed to fight the pandemic and keep each and everyone safe and healthy.

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Hong Kong: FADWU calls for Hong Kong Government and the public to treat migrant domestic workers fairly

Hong Kong: FADWU calls for Hong Kong Government and the public to treat migrant domestic workers fairly

by IDWFED — last modified Apr 03, 2020 11:55 PM

FADWU urges the Government and the public to understand that fighting the pandemic requires everyone to work together and care for each other. The Government and the society must fairly treat and care for the nearly 400,000 MDWs in Hong Kong to ensure public health.

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Global: IDWF Statement on Protecting Domestic Workers Rights and Fighting the Coronavirus Pandemic

Global: IDWF Statement on Protecting Domestic Workers Rights and Fighting the Coronavirus Pandemic

by IDWFED — last modified Mar 31, 2020 02:07 PM

The coronavirus pandemic is our common challenge across borders. Only in solidarity will we succeed in fighting it.

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Hong Kong: Financial Accounting Manager (CLOSED)

Hong Kong: Financial Accounting Manager (CLOSED)

by IDWFED — last modified Mar 31, 2020 12:51 PM

We are hiring a Financial Accounting Manager to fulfil the following key responsibilities and tasks:

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CSW64: Global Unions are disappointed with the Political Declaration adopted by the governments

CSW64: Global Unions are disappointed with the Political Declaration adopted by the governments

by IDWFED — last modified Mar 11, 2020 09:19 PM

Statement by: The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), Education International (EI), Public Services International (PSI), UNI Global Union, International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF), International Federation of Journalist (IFJ), International Domestic Workers Federation (IDWF)

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Lebanon: Abolishment of the Kafala/sponsorship system on the International Women's Day 2020

Lebanon: Abolishment of the Kafala/sponsorship system on the International Women's Day 2020

by IDWFED — last modified Mar 10, 2020 10:24 PM

Domestic workers leaders participated in the Women's Day March held on Sunday March 8, 2020.

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Mena: Regional Coordinator for Middle East & North Africa (MENA) (CLOSED)

Mena: Regional Coordinator for Middle East & North Africa (MENA) (CLOSED)

by IDWFED — last modified Mar 31, 2020 12:50 PM

IDWF is hiring Regional Coordinator for Middle East & North Africa (MENA).

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Global: IDWF Program Manager - Advocacy & Campaign (CLOSED)

Global: IDWF Program Manager - Advocacy & Campaign (CLOSED)

by IDWFED — last modified Mar 31, 2020 12:50 PM

IDWF is hiring Program Manager - Advocacy & Campaign (12 months contract)

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Global: 2019 Year End message from the President of the IDWF - "Let us remain as united and committed to serve."

Global: 2019 Year End message from the President of the IDWF - "Let us remain as united and committed to serve."

by IDWFED — last modified Dec 30, 2019 10:58 PM

We look forward to a great new year and let us remain as united and committed to serve those that elected us. We may get a little bit tired along the way but as long as we carry each other we will win many more.

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Hong Kong: FADWU report shows how the redress mechanisms are failing migrant domestic workers.

Hong Kong: FADWU report shows how the redress mechanisms are failing migrant domestic workers.

by IDWFED — last modified Feb 14, 2020 07:35 AM

"The Price of Justice" exposes how migrant domestic workers in Hong Kong face a range of administrative and financial obstacles when filing a claim against their employer at the conciliation service, Minor Employment Claims Adjudication Board (MECAB) or Labour Tribunal. The most common claims were in relations to their wages, food and travelling allowance, and flight ticket home.

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Yuli leaflet CHI

by IDWFED — last modified Dec 07, 2019 08:42 PM

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Yuli leaflet English

by IDWFED — last modified Dec 07, 2019 08:41 PM

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Hong Kong: Stand with Yuli! Stand with domestic workers!

Hong Kong: Stand with Yuli! Stand with domestic workers!

by IDWFED — last modified Dec 07, 2019 10:49 PM

In support of Yuli Riswati, an Indonesian domestic worker who was deported "on her own agreement" by the Hong Kong Immigration Department on Dec 2, the Yuli Support Group organized a public rally on Dec 7 to deliver a strong message that the government must respect the freedom of political participation of the migrant domestic workers, including the freedom of speech.

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Hong Kong: Petition - Stand with Yuli! Fight against abusive detainment!

Hong Kong: Petition - Stand with Yuli! Fight against abusive detainment!

by IDWFED — last modified Dec 06, 2019 03:28 PM

Join the petition to support Yuli!

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Hong Kong: Indonesian migrant domestic worker detained for 28 days for writing about Hong Kong protests

Hong Kong: Indonesian migrant domestic worker detained for 28 days for writing about Hong Kong protests

by IDWFED — last modified Dec 03, 2019 03:30 PM

In the name of immigration measures, Hong Kong government politically suppress the worker writer

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GBV and C190 Campaigns and Awareness-raising Activities by IDWF Affiliates in all Regions

GBV and C190 Campaigns and Awareness-raising Activities by IDWF Affiliates in all Regions

by IDWFED — last modified Feb 10, 2020 05:50 PM

GBV and C190 Campaigns and Awareness-raising Activities by IDWF Affiliates in all Regions

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Asia: Gender-based Violence activities

Asia: Gender-based Violence activities

by IDWFED — last modified Nov 22, 2019 09:05 PM

A summary of the Gender-based Violence activities in Asia.

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Global: November 25 - International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

Global: November 25 - International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

by IDWFED — last modified Nov 23, 2019 07:17 PM

On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women this year, we in particular think of all those women who have been injured and even sacrificed their lives amid police and military violence during protests for freedom and democracy in various parts of the world – from Hong Kong and Chile to Bolivia and Lebanon.

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UNCSW64 Global Unions Statement ENG pdf

by IDWFED — last modified Oct 31, 2019 05:19 PM

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Qatar: Toward a Kafala-free Community for Domestic Workers

Qatar: Toward a Kafala-free Community for Domestic Workers

by IDWFED — last modified Oct 24, 2019 03:23 PM

The International Domestic Workers Federation (IDWF) welcomes the dismantling of the core Kafala/ sponsorship system announced by Qatar’s Minister of Administrative Development, Labor and Social Affairs on October 17, 2019.

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World Day for Decent Work: Unions unite for investment in care for decent jobs and gender equality

World Day for Decent Work: Unions unite for investment in care for decent jobs and gender equality

by IDWFED — 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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Global: IDWF is hiring - Organization Sustainability Coordinator (CLOSED)

Global: IDWF is hiring - Organization Sustainability Coordinator (CLOSED)

by IDWFED — last modified Oct 04, 2019 05:58 PM

The IDWF is looking for a full-time coordinator to work for 18 months to drive sustainability research, peer learning, and experimental initiatives across the organization.

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