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Ghana: Domestic workers workshop

Ghana: Domestic workers workshop

Apr 29, 2015 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Ghana,by IDWFED

On the 29th April, domestic workers in Ghana had a workshop which was supported by the IUF Women’s Project. The workshop was about capacity building on trade unionism, IDWF, constitution of the union and C189.

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Indonesia: 2DW Thumb Rally - Our Thumb for Decent Work for Domestic Workers

Indonesia: 2DW Thumb Rally - Our Thumb for Decent Work for Domestic Workers

Apr 05, 2015 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Indonesia,by IDWFED

Domestic workers in Indonesia continue conducting the Rally with the Decent Work for Domestic Workers (2DW) Thumb Rally starting from 1 April 2015. Please tag your Thumb with Decent Work Message in Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, etc.) and invite your friends to join the rally. Share this to all of your friends: This is my thumb for decent work for domestic workers, where is your thumb?

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India: NDWM Petition calling on Delhi government to fix minimum wages for domestic workers

India: NDWM Petition calling on Delhi government to fix minimum wages for domestic workers

Apr 04, 2015 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM India,by IDWFED

Petitioning Chief Minister of Delhi - Include Domestic Workers under the Schedule and fix Minimum Wages under the Minimum Wages Act 1948

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Ivory Coast:Training Workshop for Domestic Workers

Ivory Coast:Training Workshop for Domestic Workers

Mar 30, 2015 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Ivory Coast,by IDWFED

SYTDTEL-CI Le Syndicat des Travailleurs (ses) Domestiques et Travailleurs (ses) dans l’Economie Informelle Côte d’Ivoire - Training Workshop for Domestic Workers

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Indonesia: Global Action Week to support domestic workers in Indonesia fighting for their rights

Indonesia: Global Action Week to support domestic workers in Indonesia fighting for their rights

from Mar 23, 2015 08:00 AM to Apr 01, 2015 07:59 AM Global,by IDWFED

Domestic workers are workers and should be treated like all other workers. JALA PRT leaders and other domestic workers supporters are now on hunger strike relay to press for these two demands. They are not alone. Domestic workers and our allies everywhere will be with them until they win. Join the IDWF Global Action Week to support domestic workers in Indonesia!

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CSW59: Are We Really Leaving Nobody Behind? Equality & Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights for All

CSW59: Are We Really Leaving Nobody Behind? Equality & Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights for All

Mar 10, 2015 from 09:15 PM to 10:30 PM New York, USA,by IDWFED

A CSW59 Side-Event organized by the High-Level Task Force for the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) and co-hosted by the Governments of Denmark and Uruguay. The theme of the event is Equality & Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights for All.

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South Africa: SADSAWU protest at the Parliament demanding law protection for domestic workers

South Africa: SADSAWU protest at the Parliament demanding law protection for domestic workers

Mar 12, 2015 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM South Africa,by IDWFED

Members of the Domestic Workers Union will protest at Parliament today to highlight our concerns at the Department of Labour’s complete disregard of SADSAWU submissions on changes to the law pertaining to domestic workers.

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CSW59: Women's Economic Empowerment and Labor Rights

CSW59: Women's Economic Empowerment and Labor Rights

Mar 12, 2015 from 12:30 AM to 07:59 AM New York, USA,by IDWFED

From domestic workers to factory workers, women are fighting for fair wages and working conditions, equal job opportunities, freedom from sexual harassment and other forms of gender-based violence, and social protections for all workers.

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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: The Voice of Domestic Workers Critical to the Post-2015 Development Agenda

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

The International Domestic Workers Federation (IDWF) represented by Elizabeth Tang, General Secretary, Ernestina Ochoa, Vice-president and Shirley Pryce, Executive Committee is in New York this week to take part in this the post-2015 development agenda process. It is critical that domestic workers' voices are heard and more importantly, that the post-2015 development agenda reflects the commitment of governments to end the situation of poverty for millions of domestic workers.

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CSW59: Events with the IDWF

from Mar 10, 2015 08:00 AM to Mar 14, 2015 07:59 AM New York, USA,by IDWFED

CSW59 Events with the International Domestic Workers Federation

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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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USA: Stand up for the women who make our economy work

USA: Stand up for the women who make our economy work

Mar 06, 2015 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM USA,by IDWFED

Celebrate International Women's Day by standing up for the women whose contributions support the very foundations of our economy and communities. Signing up for the day of action is easy: just text DIGNITY to 97779 and you'll get a text message with instructions about how to take part in the day of action on Monday.

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Costa Rica: Workshop on domestic workers rights

Dec 02, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

In Costa Rica, Carmen Cruz from Astradomes carried out a workshop on domestic workers rights and organized a press conference to increase dissemination of activities.

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Hong Kong: Solidarity Support to Jala PRT's actions for Domestic Workers Bill and C189

Hong Kong: Solidarity Support to Jala PRT's actions for Domestic Workers Bill and C189

Feb 21, 2015 from 08:30 PM to 09:00 PM Hong Kong,by IDWFED

Domestic workers unions and groups in Hong Kong say "Delay No More!" to Joko Widodo, Indonesia President, on the adoption of domestic workers bill and ratification of C189.

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Indonesia: Lita Anggraini on hunger strike to fight for Domestic Workers Bill

Indonesia: Lita Anggraini on hunger strike to fight for Domestic Workers Bill

Feb 16, 2015 from 11:00 AM to 07:59 AM Indonesia,by IDWFED

Indonesia parliament is putting the agenda of adoption of domestic workers bill into a very low priority. Jala PRT, National Network for Advocacy for Domestic Workers, is stepping up action to fight for this.

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Indonesia: IDWF Open Letter to Indonesian President Joko Widodo to adopt Domestic Workers Bill and Ratify C189

Indonesia: IDWF Open Letter to Indonesian President Joko Widodo to adopt Domestic Workers Bill and Ratify C189

Feb 18, 2015 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

In solidarity support to domestic workers in Indonesia, IDWF issued an open letter today to Indonesian President Joko Widodo to demand for protection on domestic workers' rights.

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Hong Kong: Union of Nepalese Domestic Workers (UNDW), Annual General Meeting 2015

Hong Kong: Union of Nepalese Domestic Workers (UNDW), Annual General Meeting 2015

Feb 15, 2015 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM HKCTU, 557-559 Nathan Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong,by IDWFED

The UNDW is going to hold its annual general meeting and Self-defense workshop on 15 Feb 2015 (Sunday).

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India: Domestic Workers file cases of abuse at Public Hearing

India: Domestic Workers file cases of abuse at Public Hearing

Nov 11, 2014 from 02:30 AM to 02:29 AM New Delhi, India,by IDWFED

India: Cases of abuses filed by domestic workers were told at a public hearing organized by National Platform for Domestic Workers.

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Peru: Domestic workers "sweep" bad employers outside the Ministry of Labour

Jan 21, 2015 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Lima, Peru,by IDWFED

In Lima, Peru Ernestina Ochoa from IPROFOTH and Adelinda Uriarte from SINTRAHOGARP together with other domestic workers leaders met the Vice-Minister of Labour, Pablo Checa Ledesma to talk about C189. After the meeting, the group joined the march against the enactment of a new labour law affecting youth, best known as “Ley Pulpin”.

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Philippines: IDWF-LEARN domestic workers Training for Trainers Workshop

Philippines: IDWF-LEARN domestic workers Training for Trainers Workshop

Jan 18, 2015 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Philippines,by IDWFED

IDWF-LEARN organized a domestic workers Training for Trainers Workshop on 18 Jan 2015, at LEARN Workers' House.

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Chile: Seminar on challenges of domestic workers

Jan 11, 2015 from 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM Santiago, Chile,by IDWFED

In Santiago, Chile Ruth Olate from the Sindicato de Trabajadoras de Casa Particular carried out a Seminar to discuss the challenges faced by domestic workers after the enactment of Law No. 20.786 for Domestic Workers as well as to set up the agenda post 2014.

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Cambodia: Second Congress of Cambodia Domestic Workers Network

Cambodia: Second Congress of Cambodia Domestic Workers Network

Dec 28, 2014 from 04:00 PM to 01:00 AM Khmer Rurin Restaurant, #9, Street 57, Sangkat Boeung Keng Kang, Khan Chamkarmorn, Phnom Penh, Cambodia,by IDWFED

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Hong Kong: Rally for Migrant Domestic Workers' Rights

Hong Kong: Rally for Migrant Domestic Workers' Rights

Dec 21, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Hong Kong,by Fish Ip

Ratify C189, Rest Days, Scrap Visa ban on Nepalese, No violence! In Celebration and Action for International Migrants Day.

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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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Mexico: CACEH Pact for the rights of domestic workers

Mexico: CACEH Pact for the rights of domestic workers

Dec 14, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Mexico,by IDWFED

2014 Dec 14, CACEH Pact for the rights of domestic workers: in search of social protection, the right to freedom of association and the inherent dignity of the activity of family care.

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Peru: IPROFOTH organized a national capacity building workshop

Dec 14, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Lima, Peru,by IDWFED

In Lima, Peru, Ernestina Ochoa from IPROFOTH organized a national capacity building workshop with the participation of 20 domestic workers in Cusco.

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Mexico: CACEH organized the First National Forum of domestic workers

Dec 14, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Mexico,by IDWFED

In Mexico City, Marcelina Bautista from CACEH organized the First National Forum of domestic workers and signed a pact with the commitment of everyone involved to form the first national domestic worker’s union in 2015.

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