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published Sep 04, 2014 11:25 AM

Argentina: Registration of Domestic Workers is taking place in Jujeña

by IDWFED — last modified Dec 07, 2015 03:53 PM

From the 3 to the 7 of April a campaign for the recording of domestic work will be carried out in the Jujuy capital, as in the rest of the country, one of the activities with greater incidence in the black labor market of the province. It will be operative for the awareness and information for both the employers and the employees. The announcement was realized by the delegate of the Ministry of Work in Jujuy, Carlos Guarini, in company of the regional delegate, José Hugo Ceriani.

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Peru: 20% employed women are paid domestic workers

by IDWFED — last modified Nov 30, 2015 02:30 PM

In the center of Lima an informative fair was realized to celebrate the international domestic workers' day the 30 of March. With a musical frame, informative chats, psychological and legal direction, in Alameda Chabuca Granda the “5th Great Fair of Rights for Domestic Workers” took place.

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Peru: Union of Domestic Workers in Arequipa, demanded for protection of domestic workers rights

by IDWFED — last modified Nov 30, 2015 02:25 PM

In the city live between 2,000 and 2,500 people dedicated to domestic work, which in their majority receive low pays and abuses on the part of the employers, the Secretary General of the Domestic Workers' Union of Arequipa, Marleny Robles Lazo, informed.

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Peru: National Union of Domestic Workers, the SINTRAHOGARP, demanded ratification of C189 at the Forum for Labor Rights

by IDWFED — last modified Nov 30, 2015 02:00 PM

Sunday 25 of March, the National Union of Domestic Workers - Sintrahogarp, constituted by more than 5,000 women all over the country, realized the fifth Fair-Forum for their labor rights in Lima, which started in the morning at 10 and went on until 6 in the afternoon.

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Lebanon: Stop Abuse of Domestic Workers

by IDWFED — last modified Dec 23, 2015 08:51 PM

Investigate Recent Suicide; Enact Labor, Immigration Protections – Press release of Human Rights Watch

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Nicaragua: It is necessary that domestic workers are organized in unions, according to the Labour Minister

by IDWFED — last modified Nov 30, 2015 02:57 PM

With the aim of informing on their labor rights and elevating the employability level, the Nicaraguan Ministry of Work organized a Forum directed to the women workers of the remunerated domestic sector.

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Hong Kong: Domestic workers' urgent call to ratify C189

Hong Kong: Domestic workers' urgent call to ratify C189

by IDWFED — last modified Dec 23, 2015 09:39 PM

Representatives from domestic workers unions and groups met Mr. Noel Eugene Eusebio M. Servigon, Consul General of the Philippines in Hong Kong, on 22 March 2012.

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Singapore: To have mandatory day off for domestic workers

by IDWFED — last modified Dec 24, 2015 01:48 PM

Transient Workers Count Too (TWC2) welcomes the announcement by the Ministry of Manpower requiring a weekly rest day for foreign domestic workers (FDW). TWC2 has been advocating this ever since they started in 2003 and is pleased that this significant move forward is now being taken. Over the years, they have taken every opportunity to highlight the issue and to raise pro-day off arguments in meetings, consultations and the media.

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Burkina Faso: Public meeting to highlight the rights of domestic workers

Burkina Faso: Public meeting to highlight the rights of domestic workers

by IDWFED — last modified Dec 23, 2015 09:25 PM

On March 17, the IUF women’s committee and the national coordination of IUF affiliates of which the Domestic Workers’ Union SYNEMAG is part, organized a public meeting in Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso to inform about C189 and incite the government to ratify it. Representatives of the ministry of the public sector, of the National Assembly, as well as of the national social security institution attended the meeting together with trade unions and national centers.

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Global: International Domestic Workers Network Launches Film on Convention 189

by IDWFED — last modified Dec 23, 2015 09:17 PM

C189: Conventional Wisdom

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