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IDWF Annual Report 2020 - United, Strong & Growing

IDWF Annual Report 2020 - United, Strong & Growing

by IDWFED — last modified Sep 18, 2021 08:40 PM

2020 will forever be associated with the COVID-19 pandemic and its devastating impact on lives across the globe—and we cannot forget that domestic workers have been—and remain—on the frontlines, whether or not they are officially categorized as "essential workers."

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In Solidarity: IDWF calls for the inclusion of domestic workers in evacuation plans in Afghanistan

In Solidarity: IDWF calls for the inclusion of domestic workers in evacuation plans in Afghanistan

by IDWFED — last modified Aug 21, 2021 05:41 PM

We call for the inclusion of domestic workers in evacuation plans and the creation of safe channels for the return of low-waged migrants in Afghanistan to their home countries.

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Train the Trainers Toolkit on the ILO Violence and Harassment Convention (No. 190) and Recommendation (No. 206)

Train the Trainers Toolkit on the ILO Violence and Harassment Convention (No. 190) and Recommendation (No. 206)

by IDWFED — last modified Jun 25, 2021 10:46 PM

This manual is primarily for workers’ educators and facilitators as well as trade union staff and representatives, to develop training programmes for trade union staff, leaders, representatives, or members.

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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 Jul 05, 2021 05:22 PM

With the purpose of helping to improve working and occupational safety and health conditions of domestic workers, it was deemed necessary to develop a guide - aimed at both employers and workers - with guidance and recommendations to eliminate, prevent, and reduce the risks of exposure to COVID-19 and other hazards associated with daily household chores during the pandemic, especially in the context of returning to activities after social distancing or suspension of the employment relationship.

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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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Solidarity Statement with the Oppressed in the Ongoing Violence in Palestine

Solidarity Statement with the Oppressed in the Ongoing Violence in Palestine

by IDWFED — last modified May 24, 2021 11:33 PM

It is in this spirit of solidarity that the IDWF expresses its grief for the lives lost in the escalating violence in Palestine and Israel. Many innocent lives lost among which is a domestic worker, Soumya Santhosh, whom we mourn greatly.

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May Day 2021 : Against Incidental Survival: Social Protection for Domestic Workers is not Luxury, it is a Must.

May Day 2021 : Against Incidental Survival: Social Protection for Domestic Workers is not Luxury, it is a Must.

by IDWFED — last modified May 01, 2021 03:49 PM

"Social protection must not be the exclusionary luxury of some workers only, but a basic undeniable right for domestic workers as well,” said Myrtle Witbooi, President of IDWF. “No recovery would be possible otherwise."

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No Recovery is Possible without us: Health and Safety at Work for Domestic Workers

No Recovery is Possible without us: Health and Safety at Work for Domestic Workers

by IDWFED — last modified Apr 28, 2021 05:17 PM

There is no safe way to emerge from this pandemic without the insurance of health and safety at work for domestic workers.

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Global: Equitable Access to Rights and Freedom from Violence for Transgender Domestic Workers

Global: Equitable Access to Rights and Freedom from Violence for Transgender Domestic Workers

by IDWFED — last modified Mar 31, 2021 11:15 AM

IDWF Statement on the International Day of Transgender Visibility

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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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Across Borders and Movements: Migrant Domestic Workers Resistance

Across Borders and Movements: Migrant Domestic Workers Resistance

by IDWFED — last modified Feb 24, 2021 05:11 PM

IDWF Webinar Report On the International Migrants Day 2020

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"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

"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

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IDWF e-Newsletter #47 - December 2020

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."

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Global: Year End Messages of 2020 - From the President, Vice President and the General Secretary

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.

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Global: Update on the IDWF Solidarity Fund, December 2020

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.

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We Shall be Silent No More: We Signed up for Domestic Labor, Not Domestic Abuse

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.

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Understanding CARE

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.

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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.

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

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IDWF e-Newsletter #46 - 29 October 2020

IDWF e-Newsletter #46 - 29 October 2020

by IDWFED — last modified Oct 29, 2020 04:38 PM

Domestic Workers are Care Workers!

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IDWF Global Meeting on Care, October 25

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.

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IDWF e-Newsletter #45 - 14 October 2020

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

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IDWF e-Newsletter #44 - 8 October 2020

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.

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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.

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IDWF e-Newsletter #43 - 30 September 2020

IDWF e-Newsletter #43 - 30 September 2020

by IDWFED — last modified Oct 05, 2020 10:04 PM

Support Migrant Domestic Workers in the Netherlands to gain full rights and protection.

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IDWF e-Newsletter #42 - 23 September 2020

IDWF e-Newsletter #42 - 23 September 2020

by IDWFED — last modified Sep 25, 2020 08:55 PM

Domestic Workers at the Front-lines

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Help Migrant Domestic Workers in COVID-19 - Please Donate Now!

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!

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