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published Sep 20, 2014 05:29 PM
IDWF Affiliates in Asia Pacific (13 affiliates in 10 countries)

 

 

Bangladesh: National Domestic Women Workers Union (NDWWU)

Bangladesh: National Domestic Women Workers Union (NDWWU)

by Fish Ip — last modified Apr 27, 2016 05:25 PM

The National Domestic Women Workers Union (NDWWU) was established on March 8, 2001 with the aim of recognizing the rights and establishing the dignity of Domestic workers. NDWWU is the first domestic workers union in Bangladesh.

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Cambodia: Cambodia Domestic Workers Network (CDWN)

Cambodia: Cambodia Domestic Workers Network (CDWN)

by Fish Ip — last modified Jul 18, 2016 03:17 PM

Formed in 2012, CDWN aims to attain 1,000 members by 2017, including migrant Cambodia domestic workers in Malaysia.

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Hong Kong: Hong Kong Federation of Asian Domestic Workers Unions (FADWU)

Hong Kong: Hong Kong Federation of Asian Domestic Workers Unions (FADWU)

by admin — last modified Apr 21, 2016 12:48 PM

FADWU is a union federation composed of local and migrant domestic workers unions in Hong Kong of different nationalities.

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India: Gharelu Kaamgar Sangathan (GKS)

India: Gharelu Kaamgar Sangathan (GKS)

by IDWFED — last modified Apr 03, 2017 11:04 PM

The GKS is organizing domestic workers in Gurgaon, an industrial and financial centre next to the capital Delhi.

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India: National Domestic Workers Movement (NDWM)

India: National Domestic Workers Movement (NDWM)

by Meredith McBride — last modified Nov 25, 2015 03:07 PM

Formed in 1985, NDWM has been organizing domestic workers and promoting for their rights. It is now currently working in 17 states all over India. It further established National Domestic Workers Federation (NDWF) in 2013 to get domestic workers more organized into trade union structure.

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India: National Domestic Workers Federation (NDWF)

India: National Domestic Workers Federation (NDWF)

by IDWFED — last modified Apr 10, 2017 04:07 PM

NDWF is composed of domestic workers unions from different states.

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India: Self Employed Women’s Association (SEWA)

India: Self Employed Women’s Association (SEWA)

by IDWFED — last modified Oct 18, 2016 08:54 PM

SEWA is a trade union registered in 1972. It is an organisation of poor, self-employed women workers. These are women who earn a living through their own labour or small businesses. They do not obtain regular salaried employment with welfare benefits like workers in the organised sector. They are the unprotected labour force of our country. Constituting 93% of the labour force, these are workers of the unorganised sector. Of the female labour force in India, more than 94% are in the unorganised sector. However their work is not counted and hence remains invisible.

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Indonesia: Jaringan Nasional Advokasi Pekerja Rumah Tangga (JALAPRT) - National Network for Domestic Workers Advocacy

Indonesia: Jaringan Nasional Advokasi Pekerja Rumah Tangga (JALAPRT) - National Network for Domestic Workers Advocacy

by admin — last modified May 18, 2016 03:56 PM

Jala PRT, National Network for Advocacy for Domestic Workers, with its domestic workers unions affiliates in Jakarta, Yogyakarta, Semarang and North Sumatra joined IDWF as affiliate.

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Nepal: Home Workers Trade Union of Nepal (HUN)

Nepal: Home Workers Trade Union of Nepal (HUN)

by IDWFED — last modified Apr 05, 2017 05:02 PM

The Home Workers Union of Nepal (HUN) was formed after the merge of the Nepal Independent Domestic Workers’ Union, Home Based Workers’ Union, Gold and Silver Ornament Workers Trade Union and Thanka artists Trade Union.

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Philippines: United Domestic Workers of the Philippines (UNITED)

Philippines: United Domestic Workers of the Philippines (UNITED)

by Fish Ip — last modified Apr 05, 2017 05:12 PM

UNITED is a national union of domestic workers in the Philippines. Local chapters are organized at barangay level nationwide.

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South Korea: National House Managers Cooperatives (NHMC)

South Korea: National House Managers Cooperatives (NHMC)

by IDWFED — last modified Sep 19, 2016 03:54 PM

NHMC is a cooperative of domestic workers providing skill training and placement service for its members and at the same time to get domestic workers organized to advocate for their rights.

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Sri Lanka: Domestic Workers Union

Sri Lanka: Domestic Workers Union

by Fish Ip — last modified Apr 29, 2016 02:25 PM

Domestic Workers Union (DWU) organizes domestic workers in Sri Lanka.

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Thailand: Network of Domestic Workers in Thailand

Thailand: Network of Domestic Workers in Thailand

by IDWFED — last modified Sep 13, 2016 09:11 PM

The Network of Domestic Workers in Thailand organize both local and migrant domestic workers working in Thailand.

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