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by IDWFED published Feb 27, 2019 05:56 PM
CSW63: Screening of Roma

CSW63: Screening of Roma

Mar 13, 2019 from 01:00 AM to 04:30 AM New York, USA,by IDWFED

On 12 March 2019, the International Domestic Workers Federation and the National Domestic Workers Alliance, along with co-hosts the Ford Foundation and Open Society Foundations, will host a screening of ROMA. The screening will be preceded by a reception and short panel discussion with domestic worker leaders from around the world about the resonant power of the film, and opportunities to join in their fight to win new protections for this long-invisible workforce.

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CSW63: The Rights of Domestic Workers across Latin America and the Caribbean: Advances and Challenges Following the Adoption of ILO Convention 189

CSW63: The Rights of Domestic Workers across Latin America and the Caribbean: Advances and Challenges Following the Adoption of ILO Convention 189

Mar 12, 2019 from 12:45 AM to 02:00 AM New York, USA,by IDWFED

Argentina, Ecuador, Uruguay, the International Domestic Workers Federation, CARE and UN Women will host an interactive panel to showcase means and public policies to advance the rights of domestic workers in Latin America and the Caribbean.

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Global: IDWF delegates at the UN Commission on the Status of Women 2017

Global: IDWF delegates at the UN Commission on the Status of Women 2017

by IDWFED — last modified Oct 31, 2019 06:44 PM

IDWF delegates bringing the voices of domestic workers to the UN Commission on the Status of Women 2017.

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CSW60: Investment in social protections for care work will make our societies more just, equal, and healthy, says Jill Shenker

CSW60: Investment in social protections for care work will make our societies more just, equal, and healthy, says Jill Shenker

by IDWFED — last modified Oct 31, 2019 06:44 PM

Remarks by Jill Shenker, North America Coordinator for the International Domestic Workers Federation, who spoke about the need to value care work.

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CSW60: Human trafficking must be called by its true name - modern slavery - a dishonor of our common humanity, says Shirley Pryce

CSW60: Human trafficking must be called by its true name - modern slavery - a dishonor of our common humanity, says Shirley Pryce

by IDWFED — last modified Oct 31, 2019 06:45 PM

Shirley Pryce (Jamaica Household Workers Union, Caribbean Domestic Workers Network, International Domestic Workers Federation) spoke at the UN Commission on the Status of Women 60 (2016) panel on Combatting the Trafficking of Women and Girls: What Role Can the Private Sector Play in Addressing and Preventing Human Trafficking and Modern-day Slavery?

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CSW60: Domestic work is the work that makes all other work possible, says Allison Julien

CSW60: Domestic work is the work that makes all other work possible, says Allison Julien

by IDWFED — last modified Oct 31, 2019 06:45 PM

On March 16, Allison Julien, a domestic worker, gave public comment at the UN Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment during the Commission on the Status of Women. She was unable to complete her statement, despite being the only worker to provide comment. Here is her complete statement. You can watch the full discussion, including Allison’s statement around minute 50 here.

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CSW59: Domestic Workers should enjoy basic rights

CSW59: Domestic Workers should enjoy basic rights

by IDWFED — last modified Oct 31, 2019 06:45 PM

Elizabeth Tang, IDWF General Secretary shared her reasons of going to the CSW in a short interview video.

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CSW59: Elizabeth Tang talks about protection of domestic workers' rights with United Nations Radio

by IDWFED — last modified Oct 31, 2019 06:47 PM

An interview report in Chinese by United Nations Radio with Elizabeth Tang, IDWF General Secretary.

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CSW59: Women's Economic Empowerment and Labor Rights

CSW59: Women's Economic Empowerment and Labor Rights

Mar 12, 2015 from 12:30 AM to 07:59 AM New York, USA,by IDWFED

From domestic workers to factory workers, women are fighting for fair wages and working conditions, equal job opportunities, freedom from sexual harassment and other forms of gender-based violence, and social protections for all workers.

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CSW59: IDWF Presents at UN on Organizing for Women Migrants' Rights

CSW59: IDWF Presents at UN on Organizing for Women Migrants' Rights

Mar 11, 2015 from 09:00 PM to 10:30 PM New York, USA,by IDWFED

Historic Gathering Expected to Set Global Women’s Agenda for Next Twenty Years

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CSW59: The Voice of Domestic Workers Critical to the Post-2015 Development Agenda

Mar 10, 2015 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM New York, USA,by IDWFINFO

The International Domestic Workers Federation (IDWF) represented by Elizabeth Tang, General Secretary, Ernestina Ochoa, Vice-president and Shirley Pryce, Executive Committee is in New York this week to take part in this the post-2015 development agenda process. It is critical that domestic workers' voices are heard and more importantly, that the post-2015 development agenda reflects the commitment of governments to end the situation of poverty for millions of domestic workers.

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CSW59: Events with the IDWF

from Mar 10, 2015 08:00 AM to Mar 14, 2015 07:59 AM New York, USA,by IDWFED

CSW59 Events with the International Domestic Workers Federation

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CSW59: The conversations on paid and unpaid care work

CSW59: The conversations on paid and unpaid care work

from Mar 09, 2015 08:00 AM to Mar 21, 2015 07:59 AM New York, USA,by IDWFED

Interactions is at the UN Commission on the Status of Women from 9 to 20 March 2015. We are following the conversation on paid and unpaid care work.

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