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published Nov 04, 2014 01:11 PM
Global: Women 4 Justice - Stand together for women's rights

Global: Women 4 Justice - Stand together for women's rights

Jan 21, 2017 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

On January 21, 2017, women will unite in Washington, DC and across the United States for the Women’s March on Washington. We will stand together for women’s rights, human security, social justice and peace.

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Bangladesh: DWRN organised an Inauguration event on month long Campaign programme observing the anniversary of the enactment of "Domestic Workers Protection and Welfare Policy, 2015"

Bangladesh: DWRN organised an Inauguration event on month long Campaign programme observing the anniversary of the enactment of "Domestic Workers Protection and Welfare Policy, 2015"

Jan 04, 2017 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Bangladesh,by IDWFED

The main objectives of this campaign programme are to create awareness about “Domestic Workers Protection and Welfare Policy, 2015”, to take recommendations for future activities and to prepare programme plan and strategy.

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Hong Kong: FADWU sisters rally on the International Migrants Day 2016

Hong Kong: FADWU sisters rally on the International Migrants Day 2016

Dec 18, 2016 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Hong Kong,by IDWFED

Sisters from the Hong Kong Federation of Asian Domestic Workers Unions (FADWU) bring their call to Hong Kong Government on to put an end to agency exploitation and recognise migrant workers' rights. They also show their support to the Nepali sisters in Lebanon and urged the government to free Rosie!

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Bangladesh: NDWWU rally on the Human Rights Day

Bangladesh: NDWWU rally on the Human Rights Day

Dec 10, 2016 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Bangladesh,by IDWFED

NDWWU rally on the Human Rights Day Dec 10.

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Bangladesh: NDWWU-IDWF seminar on protect rights of migrant domestic workers

Bangladesh: NDWWU-IDWF seminar on protect rights of migrant domestic workers

Dec 07, 2016 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Bangladesh,by IDWFED

NDWWU-IDWF seminar on protecting rights of Bangladeshi migrant domestic workers.

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Indonesia: National Workshop for Domestic Workers by IDWF and Jala PRT

Indonesia: National Workshop for Domestic Workers by IDWF and Jala PRT

from Dec 03, 2016 08:00 AM to Dec 05, 2016 07:59 AM Jakarta, Indonesia,by IDWFED

​A 2-day National Workshop for Domestic Workers in Jakarta co-organized by IDWF and Jala PRT under the Project Organizing and Advocacy for Decent Work for Domestic Workers.

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India: Celebration of the second Congress of the National Domestic Workers Federation (NDWF)

India: Celebration of the second Congress of the National Domestic Workers Federation (NDWF)

from Nov 23, 2016 08:00 AM to Nov 25, 2016 07:59 AM Delhi, India,by IDWFED

Celebration of the 2nd Congress of the National Domestic Workers Federation (NDWF) in Delhi. The Congress was held on 23-24 November 2016.

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Hong Kong: Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) forum on activities of employment agencies & protection of domestic workers

Hong Kong: Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) forum on activities of employment agencies & protection of domestic workers

Oct 30, 2016 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Hong Kong,by IDWFED

CSOs forum was planned to share about research findings and the film of "Between a Rock and a Hard Place" with CSOs participants and to seek for way to work together.

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Hong Kong: PLU/FADWU/IDWF report launch on the illegal activities of employment agencies in the Philippines and Hong Kong

Hong Kong: PLU/FADWU/IDWF report launch on the illegal activities of employment agencies in the Philippines and Hong Kong

Oct 30, 2016 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Hong Kong,by IDWFED

"Our research clearly demonstrates that significant numbers of agencies are systematically charging Filipino migrant domestic workers fees well in excess of the legal maximum. Yet despite this, very few are ever charged and prosecuted in the Philippines or Hong Kong," said Shiella Estrada, Chair of the PLUDW-HK.

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Zanzibar: IDWF workshop on knowledge base for migrant domestic workers

Zanzibar: IDWF workshop on knowledge base for migrant domestic workers

from Oct 26, 2016 08:00 AM to Oct 28, 2016 07:59 AM Zanzibar,by IDWFED

With the support of FES-TZA, IDWF conducted a workshop from Oct 26-27 on knowledge base for migrant domestic workers.

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Uganda: The Kampala Declaration - A Call For Action On The Plight of Migrant Domestic Workers in Africa

Uganda: The Kampala Declaration - A Call For Action On The Plight of Migrant Domestic Workers in Africa

from Oct 13, 2016 08:00 AM to Oct 17, 2016 07:59 AM Kampala, Uganda,by IDWFED

Supported by the ACV-CSC of Belgium and the IUF, the IDWF had a Training of Trainers Workshop - Testing Manual in Planning from Oct 13-16 in Kampala. 16 domestic workers participated. They were from South Africa, Mozambique, Zambia, Namibia, Uganda, Kenya, Ghana and Malawi.

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Guinea: SYNEM Celebration of the World Day for Decent Work

Guinea: SYNEM Celebration of the World Day for Decent Work

Oct 07, 2016 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Guinea,by IDWFED

In celebration of the World Day for Decent Work, Syndicat National des Employés de Maison (SYNEM) was promoting the My Fair Home Campaign and lobbying the government to ratify the C189 during her general assembly on Oct 7.

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Brazil: IDWF Executive Committee meeting 2016

Brazil: IDWF Executive Committee meeting 2016

from Sep 12, 2016 08:00 AM to Sep 15, 2016 07:59 AM Sao Paulo, Brazil,by IDWFED

The annual ExCo meeting is an opportunity to examine the progress of the IDWF, in particular, how we have advanced towards the goals in the 5-Years Strategic Plan.

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Hong Kong: FADWU Kitchen - Cooking Exchange Program

Hong Kong: FADWU Kitchen - Cooking Exchange Program

Aug 21, 2016 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Hong Kong,by IDWFED

Hong Kong Federation of Asian Domestic Workers Unions (FADWU) Kitchen - Cooking Exchange Program was open on Aug 21, Sunday.

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Uganda: HTS-Union shows support to the My Fair Home Campaign

Uganda: HTS-Union shows support to the My Fair Home Campaign

Aug 14, 2016 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Uganda,by IDWFED

HTS-Union shows support to the My Fair Home Campaign

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Uganda: Awareness campaign and training of domestic workers by HTS-Union

Uganda: Awareness campaign and training of domestic workers by HTS-Union

from Aug 13, 2016 08:00 AM to Aug 15, 2016 07:59 AM Acholi, Gulu, Uganda,by IDWFED

An awareness creation campaign and training of domestic workers by Uganda Hotels, Food, Tourism, Supermarkets & Allied Workers Union (HTS-Union) was held on Aug 13 and 14 in Acholi, Gulu, Uganda.

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Asia: IDWF-ILO-Promote-Jala PRT Workshop

Asia: IDWF-ILO-Promote-Jala PRT Workshop

from Jul 31, 2016 05:00 PM to Aug 03, 2016 09:00 PM Jakarta, Indonesia,by Fish Ip

Regional Training of Trainers of Domestic Workers: Planning for Empowerment and Change

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Cambodia: CDWN & IDEA - petition and forum on domestic workers' right for this June 16

Cambodia: CDWN & IDEA - petition and forum on domestic workers' right for this June 16

from Jun 16, 2016 08:00 AM to Jun 20, 2016 07:59 AM Cambodia,by IDWFED

This year, Cambodia Domestic Workers Network (CDWN) and Independent Democracy of Informal Economy Association (IDEA) had a petition submitting to the Ministry of Labour and National Assembly on June 16. They also did a forum on June 19 to discuss and promote the rights of domestic workers.

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Mozambique: SINED celebration on the International Domestic Workers Day

Mozambique: SINED celebration on the International Domestic Workers Day

Jun 16, 2016 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Mozambique,by IDWFED

National Trade Union of Domestic Workers (SINED) had a celebration for International Domestic Workers Day on June 16.

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Ivory Coast: SYTTEID-CI celebration of the IDWD

Ivory Coast: SYTTEID-CI celebration of the IDWD

Jun 16, 2016 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Ivory Coast,by IDWFED

IDWF affiliate, Syndicat des Travailleurs/ses Domestiques et des Travailleurs/ses de l’Economie Informelle de Côte d’Ivoire (SYTTEID-CI) had a celebration for International Domestic workers Day on June 16.

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Jamaica: Jamaica Household Workers Union celebration for IDWD

Jamaica: Jamaica Household Workers Union celebration for IDWD

Jun 16, 2016 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Jamaica,by IDWFED

Jamaica Household Workers Union was having a celebration for International Domestic Workers Day on June 16.

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Ghana: DSWU celebration of June 16 and signing the My Fair Home pledge

Ghana: DSWU celebration of June 16 and signing the My Fair Home pledge

Jun 16, 2016 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Ghana,by IDWFED

Domestic Services Workers Union (DSWU) will celebrate the day with 60 domestic workers, employers, policy makers, trade unionists, and an official from the Department of Labour.

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Tanzania: CHODAWU's public forum for June 16 and launch of My Fair Home

Tanzania: CHODAWU's public forum for June 16 and launch of My Fair Home

Jun 16, 2016 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Tanzania,by IDWFED

On June 16th, 45 domestic workers and union leaders from CHODAWU (Conservation, Hotels, Domestic, Social Welfare and Consultancy Union) will meet the Honorable Jenista Joakim Mhagama, Minister of State (Policy, Parliamentary Affairs, Labour, Employment Youth and Disabled) in Dodoma where the Parliament is in session.

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Hong Kong: My Fair Home Launch and Public Forum - Monitoring Employment Agencies

Hong Kong: My Fair Home Launch and Public Forum - Monitoring Employment Agencies

Jun 12, 2016 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Edinburgh Place, Central, Hong Kong,by Fish Ip

Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions (HKCTU) and Hong Kong Federation of Asian Domestic Workers Unions (FADWU) are launching My Fair Home Campaign on Sunday June 12 to celebrate International Domestic Workers Day

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Malawi: Exchange visit of NDAWU DWs to CIAWU Malawi

Malawi: Exchange visit of NDAWU DWs to CIAWU Malawi

from May 20, 2016 08:00 AM to Jun 25, 2016 07:59 AM Malawi,by IDWFED

Namibian Domestic and Allied Workers Union-NDAWU and Commercial Industrial Allied Workers Union –CIAWU of Malawi which is a multi-sectoral union are both affiliates of the IDWF. One of the IDWF activities between Namibia and Malawi was to have the exchange visit. It involves DW leaders and organizers to visit CIAWU union in Malawi.

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Tanzania: CHODAWU official meeting with domestic workers' leaders

Tanzania: CHODAWU official meeting with domestic workers' leaders

May 17, 2016 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Bagamoyo District, Tanzania,by IDWFED

Conservation, Hotel, Domestic and Allied Workers Union (CHODAWU) had an official meeting the leaders of domestic workers association in Bagamoyo District, Tanzania. The association has 72 domestic workers.

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Philippines: IDWF Courtesy Call to the Department of Labor and Employment on May 16, 2016

Philippines: IDWF Courtesy Call to the Department of Labor and Employment on May 16, 2016

May 16, 2016 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Philippines,by IDWFED

The delegation led by Elizabeth Tang, the General Secretary discussed with the Under Secretary, Ciriaco Lagunzad on how to strengthen protection of rights and welfare of the Filipino domestic workers working aboard, such as Hong Kong, Macau, Malaysia and those in the Arabic and Gulf countries through the Post Arrival Orientation Seminar(PAOS).

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Nepal: HUN work skills trianing for members

Nepal: HUN work skills trianing for members

May 06, 2016 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Kathmandu, Nepal,by IDWFED

Home Workers' Trade Union of Nepal (HUN) Kathmandu District had a skill training for their members at GEFONT c.c Terrace on May 6. Domestic workers were learning how to do their daily work better.

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Dominican Republic: National meeting of "An Effective Implementation of the ILO C189 for Domestic Workers"

Dominican Republic: National meeting of "An Effective Implementation of the ILO C189 for Domestic Workers"

May 07, 2016 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic,by IDWFED

A national meeting of "An Effective Implementation of the ILO C189 for Domestic Workers" was held on May 7 in Santo Domingo.

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Madagascar: ILO Inter-Regional Knowledge Sharing Forum

Madagascar: ILO Inter-Regional Knowledge Sharing Forum

from May 05, 2016 08:00 AM to May 08, 2016 07:59 AM Antananarivo, Madagascar,by IDWFED

ILO Inter-Regional Knowledge Sharing Forum: Good practices and lessons learned on promoting international cooperation and partnerships to realize a fair migration agenda for migrant domestic workers in Africa, the Arab States and Asia.

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