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by IDWFED published Mar 30, 2017 06:15 PM
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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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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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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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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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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Global: Domestic workers on 2016 May Day

Global: Domestic workers on 2016 May Day

May 01, 2016 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

Domestic workers from around the world on May Day 2016!

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Global: Get Ready for June 16 - 5th Anniversary of C189!

Global: Get Ready for June 16 - 5th Anniversary of C189!

from Apr 20, 2016 08:00 AM to Jun 17, 2016 07:59 AMby IDWFED

Make "My Fair Home" Every Domestic Worker's Workplace!

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Global: 2016 March 8 - Domestic workers celebrate International Women's Day

Global: 2016 March 8 - Domestic workers celebrate International Women's Day

from Mar 01, 2016 08:00 AM to Mar 16, 2016 07:59 AMby IDWFED

Domestic workers are going to celebrate the International Women's Day (IWD) 2016.

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Global: Let us continue to fight until all workers are free

Global: Let us continue to fight until all workers are free

Dec 25, 2015 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

An encouragement message to all domestic workers by Myrtle Witbooi on this special Christmas Day 2015.

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Global: Make your home a MY FAIR HOME

Global: Make your home a MY FAIR HOME

Dec 24, 2015 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

May your heart and home be filled with all the peace and joys. MERRY CHRISTMAS!

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Hong Kong: PLUDW sends Christmas song for SANDIGAN Kuwait

Hong Kong: PLUDW sends Christmas song for SANDIGAN Kuwait

Dec 13, 2015 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

PLUDW HK, Progressive Labour Union of Domestic Workers in Hong Kong, sends Christmas song for SANDIGAN Kuwait, a Filipino migrant community group. May Justice and Rights be realized among all domestic workers in the world.

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June 16 is around the corner - "My Fair Home"

June 16 is around the corner - "My Fair Home"

Jun 16, 2015 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

On this June 16, we will begin to walk together, towards achieving “My Fair Home” for every domestic worker and implementation of the C189.

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Domestic workers on 2015 May Day

Domestic workers on 2015 May Day

May 01, 2015 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Global,by IDWFED

Demanding dignity for domestic workers and all workers on May Day!

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CSW59: IDWF Presents at UN on Organizing for Women Migrants' Rights

CSW59: IDWF Presents at UN on Organizing for Women Migrants' Rights

Mar 11, 2015 from 09:00 PM to 10:30 PM New York, USA,by IDWFED

Historic Gathering Expected to Set Global Women’s Agenda for Next Twenty Years

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CSW59: Domestic Workers from Across Globe Take action for Inclusion at United Nations Women’s Summit

from Mar 10, 2015 08:00 AM to Mar 21, 2015 07:59 AM New York, USA,by IDWFED

For the first time, representatives from the International Domestic Worker Federation, a global network representing the 53 million member workforce with 47 affiliates in 43 countries, will bring the unique needs of domestic workers to forefront during the meeting, pushing for adoption of international labor standards and labor projections for this vital workforce as central components of any plan for women’s rights.

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CSW59: The conversations on paid and unpaid care work

CSW59: The conversations on paid and unpaid care work

from Mar 09, 2015 08:00 AM to Mar 21, 2015 07:59 AM New York, USA,by IDWFED

Interactions is at the UN Commission on the Status of Women from 9 to 20 March 2015. We are following the conversation on paid and unpaid care work.

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2015 International Women's Day: Women for Peace - Make Domestic Workers Workplace Safe

2015 International Women's Day: Women for Peace - Make Domestic Workers Workplace Safe

Mar 08, 2015 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

2015 International Women's Day: Women for Peace - Make Domestic Workers Workplace Safe

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Global: IDWF Communication Network Launch

Global: IDWF Communication Network Launch

Dec 16, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Global,by IDWFED

IDWF Communication Network Launch

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Global: Stop Violence Against Women

Global: Stop Violence Against Women

Nov 25, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM GLOBAL,by IDWFED

2014 Nov 25 is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. Myrtle Witbooi, IDWF President has a very important message to all women and the world.

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Global: Solidarity with IUF EECA Women's Conference

Global: Solidarity with IUF EECA Women's Conference

Nov 11, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

2014 Nov 11, in solidarity with IUF EECA Women's Conference.

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Global: IDWF leaders sing for the June 16 International Domestic Workers' Day

Global: IDWF leaders sing for the June 16 International Domestic Workers' Day

Jun 12, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

For the coming June 16 2014, IDWF leaders would like to say...

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Global: IDWF Executive committee members and coordinators training and meeting

Global: IDWF Executive committee members and coordinators training and meeting

Jun 10, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

IDWF Executive committee members and coordinators training and meeting.

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Global: IDWF Leadership Capacity-Building Workshop

Global: IDWF Leadership Capacity-Building Workshop

Jun 10, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

The International Domestic Workers Federation held a four-day training workshop in Geneva, June 7-10, 2014 to build the capacity of its leaders to effectively direct a global workers organization. It was the first face-to-face meeting of the Executive Committee, Coordinators and Technical Team since the election at the Founding Congress in Uruguay last October. The workshop also provided an opportunity for the IDWF leadership team to get better acquainted with one another.

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Global: IDWF demonstration to Qatar in front of UN

Global: IDWF demonstration to Qatar in front of UN

Jun 06, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM UN Building,by IDWFED

IDWF organized a demonstration in front of UN Building to demand Qatar Government to protect all migrant workers, end Kafala system. IUF, BWI, IYCS, trade unions also joined the demonstration.

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Global: IDWF Visioning Event - Building a Community of Practice on Domestic Work

Global: IDWF Visioning Event - Building a Community of Practice on Domestic Work

from Apr 27, 2014 08:00 AM to Apr 30, 2014 07:59 AMby IDWFED

In Hong Kong from April 27-29, the International Domestic Workers Federation and the ILO hosted a Visioning Event for the IDWF affiliates in Asia.

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Hong Kong: Condemning the execution of Rizana Nafeek - Letter to King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, KSA

Hong Kong: Condemning the execution of Rizana Nafeek - Letter to King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, KSA

Jan 18, 2013 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

Today, the IDWN gave a letter to the King Abdullah of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), condemning the execution of a Sri Lanka migrant domestic worker in Saudi Arabia on 9th of this month. The letter was signed by our Chairperson, Myrtle Witbooi, and brought to the KSA Consulate in Hong Kong by Elizabeth Tang, the International Coordinator during a demonstration.

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Global: IUF/IDWN/ITUC Meeting on the First Anniversary of the C189

Global: IUF/IDWN/ITUC Meeting on the First Anniversary of the C189

Jun 08, 2012 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

On June 8, over 80 participants, including representatives from governments, the International Labour Organization (ILO), and national trade union centres, as well as the German FES and other civil society organizations, came together in a meeting organized by the IDWN and the Global Unions, IUF and ITUC. It was held at the Palais des Nations, in Geneva, Switzerland, where C189 was won last year.

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