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by IDWFED published Feb 12, 2015 04:56 AM
South Africa: IDWF Exco Meeting 2017 planning for the coming year

South Africa: IDWF Exco Meeting 2017 planning for the coming year

from Nov 20, 2017 08:00 AM to Nov 24, 2017 07:59 AM Cape Town, South Africa,by IDWFED

IDWF Exco Meeting 2017 planning for the coming year

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Philippines: Enhancing Collective Advocacy, Action and Empowerment of Domestic Workers in Asia, an IDWF-MFA regional conference

Philippines: Enhancing Collective Advocacy, Action and Empowerment of Domestic Workers in Asia, an IDWF-MFA regional conference

from Oct 22, 2017 08:00 AM to Oct 25, 2017 07:59 AMby IDWFED

Oct 22-24, 2017 IDWF-MFA Regional Conference "Enhancing Collective Advocacy, Action and Empowerment of Domestic Workers in Asia", Manila, Philippines

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Bahrain: Domestic workers' leaders shared their experiences on organizing and action planning in the interregional workshop

Bahrain: Domestic workers' leaders shared their experiences on organizing and action planning in the interregional workshop

from Sep 10, 2017 08:00 AM to Sep 13, 2017 07:59 AM Bahrain,by IDWFED

"Interregional Workshop - Migrant domestic workers in the Arab Gulf: Promoting cooperation mechanisms among workers’ organizations in Asia, Africa and the Arab Gulf" - Workshop on health and safety for migrant domestic workers", 10 -12 September 2017.

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India: Protest at Gurgaon about Sabina Case-rape and murder of a minor domestic worker case

India: Protest at Gurgaon about Sabina Case-rape and murder of a minor domestic worker case

Jul 20, 2017 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

Under the aegis of Gharelu Kaamgar Sangathan, Gurgaon and with the support of National Platform for Domestic Workers (NPDW) - Delhi group, Domestic Workers Forum, Chetnalaya, Nirmala Niketan, NDWM, SEWA and other civil society groups organised a protest at Gurgaon.

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Nepal: HUN second congress and new leaders are elected

Nepal: HUN second congress and new leaders are elected

Jul 08, 2017 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Nepal,by IDWFED

It was held at the Bagbazzar Hotel, Hardik in Kathmandu, Nepal.

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Hong Kong: FADWU sisters took part in the July 1 demonstration in support of democracy

Hong Kong: FADWU sisters took part in the July 1 demonstration in support of democracy

Jul 01, 2017 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Hong Kong,by IDWFED

Hong Kong Federation of Asian Domestic Workers Unions (FADWU) took part in the July 1 demonstration to promote latest works of the union and show support to the Hong Kong people.

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Asia: IDWF affiliates has celebrated 6th anniversary of the adoption of ILO convention 189 on decent work for domestic workers

Asia: IDWF affiliates has celebrated 6th anniversary of the adoption of ILO convention 189 on decent work for domestic workers

from Jun 15, 2017 08:00 AM to Jun 19, 2017 07:59 AMby IDWFED

We demand for Dignity and Decent work for All in every country.

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Sri Lanka: DWU annual general meeting and media conference

Sri Lanka: DWU annual general meeting and media conference

Apr 16, 2017 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Sri Lanka,by IDWFED

Sri Lanka Domestic Workers Union's annual general meeting & media conference on April 16 2017.

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India: ​Candidates selection for housekeeping training

India: ​Candidates selection for housekeeping training

Mar 05, 2017 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM India,by IDWFED

​On March 5, meeting of a domestic worker's Cooperative unit in Ranchi for ​​selection of candidates for housekeeping training in Radisson Blu Ranchi to start from March 6 2017.

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India: NDWF Executive Committee Meeting

India: NDWF Executive Committee Meeting

Apr 02, 2017 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM India,by IDWFED

Executive Committee Meeting of the National Domestic Workers Federation (NDWF) in Delhi on April 2 2017.

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Hong Kong: Pilot leadership training with FADWU

Hong Kong: Pilot leadership training with FADWU

Apr 02, 2017 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Hong Kong,by IDWFED

The title was "Lessons from our past and envisioning our future".

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India: Capacity Building on Enhancing Domestic Workers Knowledge and Skills

India: Capacity Building on Enhancing Domestic Workers Knowledge and Skills

Apr 01, 2017 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM India,by IDWFED

Capacity Building on Enhancing Domestic Workers Knowledge and Skills on Social Protection as Right, Policy Advocacy and Leadership for change in Delhi on April 1 2017 organized by NDWF and NDWM.

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Tanzania: CHODAWU workshop on union & cooperative

Tanzania: CHODAWU workshop on union & cooperative

from Mar 21, 2017 08:00 AM to Mar 23, 2017 07:59 AM Tanzania,by IDWFED

Hosted by the Conservation, Hotel, Domestic and Allied Workers Union (CHODAWU), the Informal women workers including domestic workers' leaders have participated in a three days workshop about union and cooperative supported by SEWA from India from March 21 to 22.

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India: Domestic workers' visit to the cooperative

India: Domestic workers' visit to the cooperative

Feb 16, 2017 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM India,by IDWFED

Governing Board Members of the Domestic Workers Cooperative in Ranchi visited the outlet of the State Cooperative Board to be introduced to business models.

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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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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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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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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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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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