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published Sep 20, 2014 05:23 PM
Latest updates from International Domestic Workers Federation
Kenya: KUDHEIHA's preparation of the procession to Parliament and Cabinet Secretary Feb 12, 2018 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Nairobi, Kenya,by IDWFED
Domestic workers under the leadership of Ruth Khakame were having a monthly meeting on February 12 in Nairobi, Kenya.
Mozambique: Domestic workers celebrating New Year Feb 11, 2018 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED
Domestic workers from National Trade Union of Domestic Workers (SINED) in Mozambique met on Feb 11 2018 to celebrate on New Year, evaluate the 2017 activities and plan for 2018.
Resource IDWF e-Newsletter #20 - February 2018 by IDWFED — last modified Feb 09, 2018 05:54 PM
2018: Hope & Energy - Together, we are stronger!
Story Brazil: Following years of campaigning by domestic workers, the government in recent days ratified the ILO C189 by IDWFED — last modified Feb 13, 2018 06:23 PM
In a statement celebrating ratification, FENATRAD also vows to continue in the “daily struggle for dignity, valorization and recognition of domestic work, work that moves and creates conditions for other workers to dedicate themselves to productive activities.”
Story Brazil: Brazil became the 25th member State of the ILO to ratify Convention No. 189 by IDWFED — last modified Feb 05, 2018 10:59 PM
Brazil promotes decent work for an estimated 7 million domestic workers.
Story Middle East & North Africa: Welcome Mariela Elizabeth Acuña, IDWF's new MENA Regional Coordinator! by IDWFED — last modified Feb 05, 2018 09:04 PM
Starting February 1, Mariela Elizabeth Acuña will join our team.
Story Global: Welcome Joe Leung, IDWF's new Project Manager! by IDWFED — last modified Feb 05, 2018 03:29 PM
Welcome Ms Joe Leung join the IDWF team as Project Manager!
Story Global: IDWF Priorities in the Regions, 2018 by IDWFED — last modified Feb 06, 2018 04:52 PM
What are IDWF priorities for action in 2018? Below we look at the priority issues we have identified in each region.
Story text/texmacs Global: Beyond "maids and madams": Can employers be allies in new policies for domestic workers’ rights? by IDWFED — last modified Feb 15, 2018 10:02 PM
Workers have led significant campaigns the fight for domestic workers rights. But what about employers? How can they contribute to the fight?
Story Global: IDWF Congress 2018 by IDWFED — last modified Feb 06, 2018 04:16 PM
This year we will be convening our second Congress. It will take place from 16 to 18 November in Cape Town, South Africa.
Resource Octet Stream Report on IDWF Survey on Gender-Based Violence Against Domestic Workers, Asia by IDWFED — last modified Feb 01, 2018 10:43 PM
Published January 2018, in partnership with the Bread for the World and LEARN, Philippines.
Story Hong Kong: "We Organize, We Fight, We Win!" - FADWU Achievements in 2017 by IDWFED — last modified Jan 18, 2018 05:24 PM
The year of 2017 means a lot to the Hong Kong Federation of Asian Domestic Workers Unions (FADWU), watch this summary video to see what they have achieved.
Story Troff document Hong Kong: IDWF is hiring - Full Time Administrative Assistant by IDWFED — last modified Feb 02, 2018 02:12 AM
Administrative Assistant of the International Domestic Workers Federation
Togo: Planning meeting of domestic workers Jan 14, 2018 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED
Domestic workers were doing session on manual of planning.
Story Namibia: NDAWU's review for 2017 by IDWFED — last modified Jan 12, 2018 09:23 PM
A video review for 2017 by the Namibia Domestic and Allied Workers Union (NDAWU).
Story Global: Vote for Project 189 in the Walk Together Prize for Courage by IDWFED — last modified Jan 10, 2018 04:41 PM
Project 189, a group for domestic workers in Kuwait, has been chosen as 1 of 10 finalist for the Grassroots Justice Prize in the category the Elder's #Walktogether Prize for Courage. Go to vote: http://bit.ly/courage189 and vote for Project 189.
Story text/texmacs Malawi: CIAWU's outreach to local domestic workers for better understanding of their rights by IDWFED — last modified Jan 18, 2018 05:38 PM
Watch the video from Commercial, Industrial & Allied Workers Union (CIAWU) in Malawi, our sister is having an outreach to a local domestic worker at work and telling him what his rights are as a domestic worker!
Story Hong Kong: IDWF is hiring - Project Manager (CLOSED) by IDWFED — last modified Feb 02, 2018 02:11 AM
The Project Manager (PM) is responsible for the overall management of the projects of the IDWF primarily with its affiliates (project partners) in the countries; to ensure they are implemented according to the agreed objectives, principles and rules, including financial administration. The Project Manager reports directly to the General Secretary.
Story Italy: Discussion of domestic work in the National conference on the immigration of the CGIL by IDWFED — last modified Dec 15, 2017 05:23 PM
One of the themes discussed during the National Conference was DOMESTIC WORK.
Story Global: IDWF is hiring - Fundraising Officer by IDWFED — last modified Feb 02, 2018 02:11 AM
We are looking for a co-worker with commitment and strong interest to expand the IDWF organizational capacities to support domestic workers everywhere to organize, to achieve rights and gender equality.
Resource IDWF Communication Network – Manual for Registered members & Public users by IDWFED — last modified Dec 12, 2017 04:04 PM
This manual will teach the basic steps for using the communication network for registered members and non-members.
Story Global: Stop Violence Against Women, Stop Violence Against Domestic Workers! by IDWFED — last modified Dec 10, 2017 12:22 AM
On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women 25 November, let us show our solidarity to end violence against women and domestic workers!
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
USA: Meetings of domestic workers' leaders from Kenya and Jamaica with the NDWA from Nov 12, 2017 08:00 AM to Nov 15, 2017 07:59 AM USA,by IDWFED
A mission report written by Ruth Khakame, a domestic worker's leader from KUDHEIHA .
Namibia: NDAWU training on leadership workshop Nov 12, 2017 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED
NDAWU training on leadership workshop
Togo: Members training in SYNADOT-TOGO Nov 12, 2017 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED
Workshop for members training in Togo.
Resource IDWF e-Newsletter #19 - November 2017 by IDWFED — last modified Nov 10, 2017 03:09 PM
Towards Better Rights for Migrant Domestic Workers, IDWF Ensures their Voice in the Processes
Story Troff document Hong Kong: IDWF is hiring - Part Time Administrative Assistant (CLOSED) by IDWFED — last modified Feb 02, 2018 12:12 AM
Interested parties please send resume and cover letter, stating your present and expected salary by November 30, 2017 via email to info@idwfed.org.
Resource Global Estimates of Modern Slavery - Forced Labour and Forced Marriage by IDWFED — last modified Dec 12, 2017 05:23 PM
New figures show that more than 40 million people globally are under modern slavery situation. Among them, 25 million are in forced labour and 15 million in forced marriage. 16 million in forced labour are in the private sector with one fourth of them are domestic workers.
Story Global: Support IDWF Campaign to Stop Gender-based Violence, Support ILO Convention by IDWFED — last modified Oct 31, 2017 05:13 PM
We aim to build capacities of our affiliates to stop GBV and address the issues effectively. This will include achieving an ILO Convention and enabling domestic workers to improve the knowledge and skills in this regard.