Report of the second sub-regional workshop – Capacity building for domestic workers’ leaders in South Africa

IDWF convened a capacity-building workshop for domestic workers leaders from 12th-14th December 2015 in Cape Town, South Africa.

This was the second sub-regional workshop for the domestic workers, leaders and officials from Africa’s English and Portuguese-speaking countries. The first workshop was held in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, in October 2014 at Hôtel des Conférencesouind-Yinè for the French Speaking domestic workers leaders. The participants were from countries; South Africa, Malawi, Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Zanzibar, Kenya, Uganda, Ghana, and Mozambique.

The workshop brought together fifty -four (54) participants who included thirty-four (34) domestic workers leaders and three (3) officials in charge of domestic workers’ desks.

We also had representatives from ACS-CSC (5), WIEGO (2), IUF-Geneva (1), IDWF (3), OPC-Sweden (1) LRS (1), and University of Cape Town (2).

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