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published Sep 20, 2014 05:23 PM
Latest updates from International Domestic Workers Federation
Resource Octet Stream Know Your Rights and Obligations - Domestic Workers' Handbook in Uganda by IDWFED — last modified Dec 11, 2018 04:00 PM
The handbook is a content of brief information on Uganda’s domestic workers rights, legislation, and Convention 189. It provides basic knowledge to domestic workers and employers on how to relate in the household as a place of work.
Italy: The 15th Congress of the Filcams Cgil Nazionale from Nov 27, 2018 08:00 AM to Nov 30, 2018 07:59 AMby IDWFED
The 15th Congress of the Filcams Cgil Nazionale was held in Assisi, Italy from 27 to 29 November, 2018.
Italy: ACLI COLF two-day Assembly from Nov 24, 2018 08:00 AM to Nov 26, 2018 07:59 AMby IDWFED
ACLI COLF had a two-day Assembly in Rome from Nov 24-25.
Story In support of Central American migrants and condemning the US government border militarization by IDWFED — last modified Nov 23, 2018 04:50 PM
The second Congress of the IDWF passed an emergency resolution in support of the migrants from Central America who have reached the Mexico-US border.
Story Congress of International Domestic Workers Elects Its Leaders – Re-elections of Myrtle Witbooi as President and Elizabeth Tang as General Secretary by IDWFED — last modified Nov 21, 2018 01:53 PM
As songs of solidarity rang out from Cape Town’s historical building of social justice, Community House, the International Domestic Workers Federation (IDWF) elected its leadership for the next five years.
Story News: Domestic worker unions urged to organise migrant workers by IDWFED — last modified Nov 17, 2018 06:30 PM
Domestic worker unions and organisations have gathered in Cape Town to talk about improving the working and living conditions of domestic workers around the world.
Story object code Interview with Judith Hinds, Vice-President of NUDE, Trinidad & Tobago by IDWFED — last modified Nov 20, 2018 01:47 PM
Interview with Judith Hinds, Vice-President of NUDE, Trinidad & Tobago
Story Citrix ICA settings file News: Global Domestic Workers’ Congress Begins in South Africa by IDWFED — last modified Nov 17, 2018 02:37 PM
A four-day global congress of the International Domestic Workers Federation began at Cape Town in South Africa on Friday with call to address discrimination against domestic workers and protect them with developing rights-based framework.
Story Octet Stream News: Domestic workers’ congress begins in SA by IDWFED — last modified Nov 17, 2018 02:37 PM
Bangladeshi activists to push for protection of domestic workers
Story South Africa: "Let us look forward to the next five years. Let us never forget the struggle. Together We will overcome so much more!" by IDWFED — last modified Nov 21, 2018 02:00 PM
President Address by Myrtle Witbooi on November 16, first day of the 2nd IDWF Congress.
Story TV Show: Domestic Workers - Their role in the Economy and Organising by IDWFED — last modified Nov 17, 2018 07:02 PM
Watch our sisters on the Workers’ World Weekly Labour TV Show 2018 (recorded) on Nov 15.
Story application/x-troff-me Ghana: You sing when you wash when there is happiness in the home by IDWFED — last modified Nov 16, 2018 01:17 PM
Interview with Esther Kosi, General Secretary of DSWU, Ghana
Story Citrix ICA settings file News: The 2nd Congress of The International Domestic Workers Federation (IDWF) Will Take Place Nov 16 to 19 In Cape Town, South Africa by IDWFED — last modified Nov 17, 2018 02:36 PM
The 2nd Congress of the International Domestic Workers Federation (IDWF) will take place Nov 16 to 19 in Cape Town, South Africa.
Story 2018 IDWF Congress: Domestic workers from around the globe gather in a united stand for equality by IDWFED — last modified Nov 14, 2018 02:14 PM
"Our work is decent work, and our work makes all work possible."
Story Asia: Condemn the Execution of Tuti, Indonesia Migrant Domestic Worker by IDWFED — last modified Nov 02, 2018 10:24 PM
No dead penalty against migrant domestic workers in Saudi Arabia!
Resource 2018 IDWF Congress Guide - Online version by IDWFED — last modified Nov 08, 2018 11:56 AM
A handy guide for the participants of the 2nd IDWF Congress, 2018 November 16-19.
Affiliate Plain Text Dominican Republic: Sindicato Nacional de Trabajadora/es Domesticas (SINTRADOMES-CASC) by IDWFED — last modified Oct 22, 2018 09:57 PM
Sindicato Nacional de Trabajadora/es Domesticas (SINTRADOMES-CASC)
Affiliate Octet Stream Ethiopia: Mulu Tesfa Domestic Workers Association (MTDWA) by IDWFED — last modified Oct 22, 2018 09:40 PM
The Mulu Tesfa Domestic Workers Association in Ethiopia! Today, it has a small membership of 55, all are dues-paying. Its Executive Committee consists of 4 members, all are domestic workers and elected leaders. It is also supported by CETU, the trade union national center in Ethiopia.
Story Troff document Open letter to President Duterte: To investigate now! by IDWFED — last modified Oct 20, 2018 03:13 PM
On October 16, 2018, a volunteer of the Sandigan network was aggressively threatened (“mugged”) by a group of Filipino nationals occupying the security booths on the premises of the Embassy of the Philippines. He has reported the incident to the Kuwaiti police. We strongly urge you to immediately conduct an in-depth and thorough investigation into the allegations.
Story Citrix ICA settings file IDWF Congress 2018 is coming to Cape Town, South Africa! by IDWFED — last modified Nov 14, 2018 01:45 PM
This year we will be convening our second Congress. It will take place from 16 to 19 November in Cape Town, South Africa.
Story Introduction to the IDWF 2nd Congress by IDWFED — last modified Oct 06, 2018 12:31 AM
A short video introducing the IDWF 2nd Congress.
Story chemical/x-cerius Malaysia: IDWF is hiring - Training Officer by IDWFED — last modified Sep 05, 2018 11:10 PM
The IDWF is currently recruiting a part-time training officer to develop and implement educational and training programmes for migrant domestic workers in ASEAN countries, mainly in Malaysia and Singapore.
Story Malaysia: IDWF is hiring - Field Organizer by IDWFED — last modified Sep 05, 2018 11:10 PM
The IDWF is currently recruiting a field organizer to organize Indonesian domestic workers in Malaysia and Singapore.
Story Honduras: Justice for Maribel! Stop Violence against Domestic Workers! by IDWFED — last modified Aug 23, 2018 11:53 AM
"We demand that states put an end to these precarious working conditions where violence and discrimination are perpetuated by historical social inequalities. We ask for justice to the feminicide of Maribel Flores."
Resource IDWF e-Newsletter #21 - August 2018 by IDWFED — last modified Aug 06, 2018 05:38 PM
An ILO Convention to Stop Violence at Work is Possible
Story India: NPDW Signature Campaign for the cause of domestic workers by IDWFED — last modified Aug 02, 2018 06:07 PM
NPDW is calling for endorsement of the Signature Campaign for the cause of domestic workers.
Story Malaysia: Chronicles of My Geneva Experience at the 107th International Labour Conference by IDWFED — last modified Aug 05, 2018 06:28 PM
By Liezl Galdo - Head of the Organizing Committee of AMMPO, a Filipino migrant domestic workers in Malaysia
Story Global: Agreement of an International Law to end Violence and harassment against women and men in the world of work - Victory of the International Labour Conference, June 2018 by IDWFED — last modified Aug 05, 2018 06:14 PM
A report on the IDWF at the Conference, 2018.
Story Octet Stream Lebanon: Join IDWF and ARM in calling for Justice for Shamila by IDWFED — last modified Jul 11, 2018 06:04 PM
Following the racist mob assault of two Kenyan women migrant workers in Beirut, the Lebanese government threatened to deport one of the women, Shamila.
Story text/texmacs Malaysia: Response from Migrant Worker Communities and Migrant Rights’ Civil Society Organizations With Regards To Ongoing Raids on Undocumented Migrants by IDWFED — last modified Jul 11, 2018 05:54 PM
Recent raid against migrant workers - Many migrants are domestic workers - 250,000 registered and many more irregular ones. According to AMMPO, IDWF affiliate in Malaysia, the immigration officers are very rude - yelling at the migrants, workers got handcuffed, tied and brought to lobby treating them like animals, restrictions from water nor toilets.