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IDWF e-Newsletter #31 - 3 July 2020

IDWF e-Newsletter #31 - 3 July 2020

by IDWFED — last modified Jul 06, 2020 12:30 AM

2 Billion Strong Campaign

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IDWF e-Newsletter #30 - 26 June 2020

IDWF e-Newsletter #30 - 26 June 2020

by IDWFED — last modified Jun 27, 2020 10:41 PM

International Domestic Workers Day is Celebrated Worldwide

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IDWF e-Newsletter #29 - 19 June 2020

IDWF e-Newsletter #29 - 19 June 2020

by IDWFED — last modified Jun 20, 2020 05:00 PM

International Domestic Workers Day!

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IDWF e-Newsletter #28 - 11 June 2020

IDWF e-Newsletter #28 - 11 June 2020

by IDWFED — last modified Jun 13, 2020 09:48 AM

Advocate and Support

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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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IDWF e-Newsletter #27 - 4 June 2020

IDWF e-Newsletter #27 - 4 June 2020

by IDWFED — last modified Jun 13, 2020 09:45 AM

#CareForThoseWhoCareForYou

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IDWF e-Newsletter #26 - 28 May 2020

IDWF e-Newsletter #26 - 28 May 2020

by IDWFED — last modified May 30, 2020 05:19 PM

Support. Protect. Fight. - Donate to IDWF Solidarity Fund.

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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 e-Newsletter #25 - 21 May 2020

IDWF e-Newsletter #25 - 21 May 2020

by IDWFED — last modified May 25, 2020 11:52 PM

Domestic Workers at the Front-lines

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IDWF Policy Brief: The Impacts of COVID-19 on Domestic Workers and Policy Responses

IDWF Policy Brief: The Impacts of COVID-19 on Domestic Workers and Policy Responses

by IDWFED — last modified May 18, 2020 04:00 PM

The Domestic Work Policy Brief aims to put the voice of domestic workers (DWs) at the centre and the forefront of their movement. As IDWF has multiple affiliates around the globe, who are domestic workers’ organizations and unions fighting their daily battles for decent work, we use this space to showcase their voice and their advocacy efforts.

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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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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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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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"A Job at Any Cost": Experiences of African Women Migrant Domestic Workers in the Middle East

"A Job at Any Cost": Experiences of African Women Migrant Domestic Workers in the Middle East

by IDWFED — last modified Feb 05, 2020 06:19 PM

This research was a joint effort between the Global Alliance Against Traffic in Women (GAATW) and six affiliates of the International Domestic Workers Federation (IDWF) in Ghana, Ethiopia, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania Mainland, and Zanzibar. We thank these partners for undertaking the field research, whose findings are the basis of this report. The contribution of all individuals and institutions who participated in the research and shared their insights and expert opinions was immense. But most of all, we are grateful to the African women who braved long distances and took from their valuable time to share their lived experience of working as migrant domestic workers in the Middle East with us.

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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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 IDWF e-Newsletter #24 - November 2019

IDWF e-Newsletter #24 - November 2019

by IDWFED — last modified Nov 24, 2019 08:23 AM

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

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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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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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Five Years a Federation - The IDWF Second Congress 2018

Five Years a Federation - The IDWF Second Congress 2018

by IDWFED — last modified Nov 04, 2019 04:59 PM

IDWF Congress Report 2018 - United and Strong: EQUAL RIGHTS, RESPECT AND JUSTICE FOR DOMESTIC WORKERS

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IDWF e-Newsletter #23 - October 2019

IDWF e-Newsletter #23 - October 2019

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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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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IDWF e-Newsletter #22 - July 2019

IDWF e-Newsletter #22 - July 2019

by IDWFED — last modified Jul 11, 2019 03:08 AM

IDWF Annual Report 2018 - United, Strong & Growing

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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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ILC108: GFBTU and IDWF Signed MOU on Protection of Domestic Workers' Rights in Bahrain

ILC108: GFBTU and IDWF Signed MOU on Protection of Domestic Workers' Rights in Bahrain

by IDWFED — last modified Jun 19, 2019 05:53 PM

On the Eve of the International Domestic Workers Day commemorating the adoption of the International Labour Convention 189 Decent Work for Domestic Workers (C189) on June 16, 2011, the International Domestic Workers Federation (IDWF) and the General Federation of Bahrain Trade Unions (GFBTU) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote migrant domestic workers’ rights and welfare in Bahrain.

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