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2018 IDWF Congress Updates

by IDWFED published Mar 22, 2018 03:55 PM
The IDWF was founded in 2013, and this Congress will close our first 5-year chapter and prepare us for the next.
In support of Central American migrants and condemning the US government border militarization

In support of Central American migrants and condemning the US government border militarization

by IDWFED — last modified Nov 23, 2018 04:50 PM

The second Congress of the IDWF passed an emergency resolution in support of the migrants from Central America who have reached the Mexico-US border.

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Congress of International Domestic Workers Elects Its Leaders – Re-elections of Myrtle Witbooi as President and Elizabeth Tang as General Secretary

Congress of International Domestic Workers Elects Its Leaders – Re-elections of Myrtle Witbooi as President and Elizabeth Tang as General Secretary

by IDWFED — last modified Nov 21, 2018 01:53 PM

As songs of solidarity rang out from Cape Town’s historical building of social justice, Community House, the International Domestic Workers Federation (IDWF) elected its leadership for the next five years.

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News: Domestic worker unions urged to organise migrant workers

News: Domestic worker unions urged to organise migrant workers

by IDWFED — last modified Nov 17, 2018 06:30 PM

Domestic worker unions and organisations have gathered in Cape Town to talk about improving the working and living conditions of domestic workers around the world.

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Interview with Judith Hinds, Vice-President of NUDE, Trinidad & Tobago

Interview with Judith Hinds, Vice-President of NUDE, Trinidad & Tobago

by IDWFED — last modified Nov 20, 2018 01:47 PM

Interview with Judith Hinds, Vice-President of NUDE, Trinidad & Tobago

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News: Global Domestic Workers’ Congress Begins in South Africa

News: Global Domestic Workers’ Congress Begins in South Africa

by IDWFED — last modified Nov 17, 2018 02:37 PM

A four-day global congress of the International Domestic Workers Federation began at Cape Town in South Africa on Friday with call to address discrimination against domestic workers and protect them with developing rights-based framework.

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News: Domestic workers’ congress begins in SA

News: Domestic workers’ congress begins in SA

by IDWFED — last modified Nov 17, 2018 02:37 PM

Bangladeshi activists to push for protection of domestic workers

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South Africa: "Let us look forward to the next five years. Let us never forget the struggle. Together We will overcome so much more!"

South Africa: "Let us look forward to the next five years. Let us never forget the struggle. Together We will overcome so much more!"

by IDWFED — last modified Nov 21, 2018 02:00 PM

President Address by Myrtle Witbooi on November 16, first day of the 2nd IDWF Congress.

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TV Show: Domestic Workers - Their role in the Economy and Organising

TV Show: Domestic Workers - Their role in the Economy and Organising

by IDWFED — last modified Nov 17, 2018 07:02 PM

Watch our sisters on the Workers’ World Weekly Labour TV Show 2018 (recorded) on Nov 15.

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Ghana: You sing when you wash when there is happiness in the home

Ghana: You sing when you wash when there is happiness in the home

by IDWFED — last modified Nov 16, 2018 01:17 PM

Interview with Esther Kosi, General Secretary of DSWU, Ghana

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News: The 2nd Congress of The International Domestic Workers Federation (IDWF) Will Take Place Nov 16 to 19 In Cape Town, South Africa

News: The 2nd Congress of The International Domestic Workers Federation (IDWF) Will Take Place Nov 16 to 19 In Cape Town, South Africa

by IDWFED — last modified Nov 17, 2018 02:36 PM

The 2nd Congress of the International Domestic Workers Federation (IDWF) will take place Nov 16 to 19 in Cape Town, South Africa.

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2018 IDWF Congress: Domestic workers from around the globe gather in a united stand for equality

2018 IDWF Congress: Domestic workers from around the globe gather in a united stand for equality

by IDWFED — last modified Nov 14, 2018 02:14 PM

"Our work is decent work, and our work makes all work possible."

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2018 IDWF Congress Guide - Online version

2018 IDWF Congress Guide - Online version

by IDWFED — last modified Nov 08, 2018 11:56 AM

A handy guide for the participants of the 2nd IDWF Congress, 2018 November 16-19.

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IDWF Congress 2018 is coming to Cape Town, South Africa!

IDWF Congress 2018 is coming to Cape Town, South Africa!

by IDWFED — last modified Nov 14, 2018 01:45 PM

This year we will be convening our second Congress. It will take place from 16 to 19 November in Cape Town, South Africa.

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Introduction to the IDWF 2nd Congress

Introduction to the IDWF 2nd Congress

by IDWFED — last modified Oct 06, 2018 12:31 AM

A short video introducing the IDWF 2nd Congress.

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Americas: Racial Equality Tops Domestic Workers Meeting in Brazil

Americas: Racial Equality Tops Domestic Workers Meeting in Brazil

by IDWFED — last modified May 17, 2018 04:17 PM

In one of the most powerful moments of the conference, migrant domestic workers and Afro-descendent domestic workers shared their strategies during a panel on racial equality and, in the process, "restored dignity back to themselves and to the work they do," says Adriana Paz, IDWF Latin America regional coordinator.

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 Brazil: Day 4 - IDWF Continental Meeting for affiliates in Americas

Brazil: Day 4 - IDWF Continental Meeting for affiliates in Americas

May 06, 2018 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

Theme: Gender Based Violence: Sharing Organizing Experiences, Planning and Strategizing Nationally and Regionally & International Advocacy

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Brazil: Day 3 - IDWF Continental Meeting for affiliates in Americas

Brazil: Day 3 - IDWF Continental Meeting for affiliates in Americas

May 05, 2018 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

Themes: Black Workers Organizing, Constitutional Amendments, Resolutions, Regional Elections

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Brazil: Day 2 - IDWF Continental Meeting for affiliates in Americas

Brazil: Day 2 - IDWF Continental Meeting for affiliates in Americas

May 04, 2018 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

Themes: Regional & global reports; Regional Evaluations & Congress Preparation

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Brazil: Day 1 - IDWF Continental Meeting for affiliates in Americas

Brazil: Day 1 - IDWF Continental Meeting for affiliates in Americas

May 03, 2018 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

Themes: Opening, Implementation of C189, Best Practices in Social Dialogue & Successful Models on Trade Union Training Schools

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Brazil: IDWF Continental Meeting for affiliates in Americas

Brazil: IDWF Continental Meeting for affiliates in Americas

from May 03, 2018 08:00 AM to May 07, 2018 07:59 AMby IDWFED

In preparation for the 2nd International Congress of the International Federation of Domestic Workers (IDWF) in November 2018, all the organizations affiliated to the IDWF in America meet from May 3 to 6 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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