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by IDWFED published Oct 14, 2016 08:24 PM
Philippines: Enhancing Collective Advocacy, Action and Empowerment of Domestic Workers in Asia, an IDWF-MFA regional conference

Philippines: Enhancing Collective Advocacy, Action and Empowerment of Domestic Workers in Asia, an IDWF-MFA regional conference

from Oct 22, 2017 08:00 AM to Oct 25, 2017 07:59 AMby IDWFED

Oct 22-24, 2017 IDWF-MFA Regional Conference "Enhancing Collective Advocacy, Action and Empowerment of Domestic Workers in Asia", Manila, Philippines

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Asia: Recognize us and listen to us: Towards Achieving Decent Work for Domestic Workers

Asia: Recognize us and listen to us: Towards Achieving Decent Work for Domestic Workers

by Fish Ip — last modified Nov 01, 2017 05:42 PM

The IDWF-MFA conference statement of "Enhancing Collective Advocacy, Action and Empowerment of Domestic Workers in Asia", 22-24 Oct 2017, Manila, Philippines.

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ILO What Works Research Brief No. 9 - Implementation of international labour standards for domestic workers

ILO What Works Research Brief No. 9 - Implementation of international labour standards for domestic workers

by IDWFED — last modified Sep 20, 2017 04:07 PM

Since the adoption of Convention No. 189, over 70 ILO member States have acted to ensure decent working conditions for domestic workers.

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IDWF e-Newsletter #18 - August 2017

IDWF e-Newsletter #18 - August 2017

by IDWFED — last modified Aug 28, 2017 09:58 PM

Stop Gender-based Violence at Work!

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Spain: Grupo Turin delivered 100,000 signatures urging for ratification of C189

Spain: Grupo Turin delivered 100,000 signatures urging for ratification of C189

by IDWFED — last modified Jul 14, 2017 05:33 PM

On July 13, the Grupo Turin delivered 100,000 signatures collected to the Ministry of Employment and Social Security collected online.

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Asia: IDWF affiliates has celebrated 6th anniversary of the adoption of ILO convention 189 on decent work for domestic workers

Asia: IDWF affiliates has celebrated 6th anniversary of the adoption of ILO convention 189 on decent work for domestic workers

from Jun 15, 2017 08:00 AM to Jun 19, 2017 07:59 AMby IDWFED

We demand for Dignity and Decent work for All in every country.

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Dominican Republic: Campaigning for implementation of C189 on June 16

Dominican Republic: Campaigning for implementation of C189 on June 16

by IDWFED — last modified Aug 28, 2017 06:37 PM

Campaigning for implementation of C189 In Dominican Republic, IDWF affiliate Asociación de Trabajadoras del Hogar (ATH), organized a group of 150 people on 16 June to protest and remind the government of domestic workers rights as set on C189.

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IDWF e-Newsletter #17 - June 2017

IDWF e-Newsletter #17 - June 2017

by IDWFED — last modified Jun 14, 2017 10:06 PM

International Domestic Workers Day June 16, 2017, the IDWF calls for "All for one, One for all: Dignity and Decent Work for all National, Migrant and Refugee Domestic Workers"!

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Global: 2017 June 16 Resources Highlight

Global: 2017 June 16 Resources Highlight

by IDWFED — last modified Jun 21, 2017 06:08 PM

In honor of International Domestic Workers Day (IDWD) we want to share these resources:

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IDWF Annual Report 2016 - UNITED, WE GROW STRONGER!

IDWF Annual Report 2016 - UNITED, WE GROW STRONGER!

by IDWFED — last modified Jun 12, 2017 01:18 PM

UNITED, WE GROW STRONGER! International Domestic Workers Federation (IDWF) Annual Report 2016

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Spain: Sign Petition for C189 Ratification

Spain: Sign Petition for C189 Ratification

by IDWFED — last modified Jun 12, 2017 11:58 PM

The campaign for C189 ratification is underway in Spain, by Grupo Turin. Please sign this petition to lend our international support!

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Senegal: Conference of domestic unions On the Ratification Strategy of Convention C189

Senegal: Conference of domestic unions On the Ratification Strategy of Convention C189

by IDWFED — last modified May 31, 2017 11:09 PM

Under the auspices of the trade unions of domestic workers, a conference on the strategy to be adopted for the ratification of Convention C189 was held on Saturday 20 May 2017 at the Douta SECK Cultural House.

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2017.3.22 Guinea C189 Ratifier

by IDWFED — last modified Mar 28, 2017 05:07 PM

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Guinea: President signed the Ratification of the Convention 189

Guinea: President signed the Ratification of the Convention 189

by IDWFED — last modified Mar 28, 2017 05:17 PM

On March 22, 2017, the President of the Republic of Guinea, His Excellency Professor ALPHA CONDÉ, Head of State, signed the Ratification of the Convention 189 relating to Domestic Workers pursuant to Law / 2016 / N ° 073 / AN of December 30, 2016.

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Bangladesh:  A Progress of Domestic Workers' Rights

Bangladesh: A Progress of Domestic Workers' Rights

by CDWR-BIPS — last modified Jan 20, 2017 01:52 AM

Bangladesh is one of the developing countries in the twenties. Development of this Country is raging ahead. Poverty due to unemployment, the country's development is hampering day by day. Development of new employment opportunities for the community to create consistency dice unemployed or need to be attached to conventional employment of new manpower.

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Global: Summary List of international conferences where IDWF was represented in 2016

by IDWFED — last modified Jun 01, 2017 05:04 PM

Summary List of international conferences where IDWF was represented in 2016

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Guinea: Parliament approved ratification of C189 on December 26

Guinea: Parliament approved ratification of C189 on December 26

by IDWFED — last modified Mar 08, 2017 04:53 PM

"It's a first victory. But this is just the beginning, we promise to continue the struggle so that all the rights of domestic workers can be respected," Ms Doukouré Asmaou Bah, President of SYNEM promised.

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Jamaica: On October 11, Jamaica became the 23rd country to officially ratify ILO Convention 189

Jamaica: On October 11, Jamaica became the 23rd country to officially ratify ILO Convention 189

by IDWFED — last modified Apr 04, 2017 12:19 AM

It's official! On October 11, JAMAICA became the 23rd country to officially ratify ILO Convention 189 on decent work for domestic workers!

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Jamaica: GraceKennedy lauds Holness for ratifying Decent Work for Domestic Workers Convention

Jamaica: GraceKennedy lauds Holness for ratifying Decent Work for Domestic Workers Convention

by IDWFED — last modified Nov 16, 2016 04:46 PM

Jamaican conglomerate GraceKennedy has applauded Prime Minister Andrew Holness for signing the instrument of ratification for ILO Convention C 189 during the recently-held 71st session of the United Nation’s (UN) General Assembly.

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Jamaica: Jamaica Ratifies Domestic Workers Convention

Jamaica: Jamaica Ratifies Domestic Workers Convention

by IDWFED — last modified Sep 23, 2016 10:29 PM

Prime Minister Andrew Holness announced that the government on Thursday, September 22, due to its commitment to empower women economically has signed the instrument of ratification of ILO Convention C 189 (also known as the Domestic Workers Convention).

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Jamaica: Government in Final Stages of Ratifying Domestic Workers Convention

Jamaica: Government in Final Stages of Ratifying Domestic Workers Convention

by IDWFED — last modified Sep 23, 2016 10:35 PM

Labour and Social Security Minister, Hon. Shahine Robinson, says Government is in the final stages of ratifying the Convention for Decent Work for Domestic Workers, 2011.

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IDWF e-Newsletter #13 - July 2016

IDWF e-Newsletter #13 - July 2016

by IDWFED — last modified Aug 04, 2016 09:55 PM

We build a My Fair Home!

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Jamaica: To Prime Minister Andrew Holness: Yes! We look forward to Jamaica becoming the 23rd country to ratify C189!

Jamaica: To Prime Minister Andrew Holness: Yes! We look forward to Jamaica becoming the 23rd country to ratify C189!

by IDWFED — last modified Sep 23, 2016 06:46 PM

Please add your name to this sign-on letter encouraging him and the Jamaican government to take quick action to become the 13th country in Latin America and the Caribbean (out of 22 internationally) to ratify the ILO’s Convention 189 on Decent Work for Domestic Workers (C189).

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Jamaica: Prime Minister Pledges to Speed up Ratification of Domestic Workers Convention

Jamaica: Prime Minister Pledges to Speed up Ratification of Domestic Workers Convention

by IDWFED — last modified Jul 28, 2016 12:40 AM

Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, says the Government will be moving quickly to ratify the International Labour Organization’s (ILO) Convention on Domestic Workers. It is aimed at guaranteeing fundamental labour rights to an estimated 53 million domestic workers worldwide. The Prime Minister, in the meanwhile, lauded GraceKennedy for implementing the Heather Little-White Household Worker of the Year Award, noting that it is a good demonstration of corporate social responsibility by the company.

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Cambodia: CDWN & IDEA - petition and forum on domestic workers' right for this June 16

Cambodia: CDWN & IDEA - petition and forum on domestic workers' right for this June 16

from Jun 16, 2016 08:00 AM to Jun 20, 2016 07:59 AM Cambodia,by IDWFED

This year, Cambodia Domestic Workers Network (CDWN) and Independent Democracy of Informal Economy Association (IDEA) had a petition submitting to the Ministry of Labour and National Assembly on June 16. They also did a forum on June 19 to discuss and promote the rights of domestic workers.

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Australia: Plight of domestic workers must not be overlooked

Australia: Plight of domestic workers must not be overlooked

by IDWFED — last modified Jun 28, 2016 04:09 PM

What we do know is that because of the extreme power imbalance within the employment relationship and isolated working conditions not subject to standard labour inspection, domestic workers are among the most marginalised and exploited workers in the world today. This is particularly true for those working for diplomatic and foreign officials.

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Global: Today is International #DomesticWorkersDay – 5 years after the convention

Global: Today is International #DomesticWorkersDay – 5 years after the convention

by IDWFED — last modified Jun 28, 2016 03:51 PM

On June 16 2011, the ILO adopted Convention 189 on decent work for domestic workers and its accompanying Recommendation 201. Since then, after a slow start progress has been made: 22 countries have ratified the convention, more than 30 have extended legislative protections to domestic workers.

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Asia: Asia scores low on labour law protection for domestic workers

Asia: Asia scores low on labour law protection for domestic workers

by IDWFED — last modified Jun 27, 2016 08:58 PM

Over 35% of the domestic workers worldwide are accounted for in Asia where the Philippines remains the only country to ratify international labour standards for their protection. Changes are brewing and support is needed.

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Mozambique: SINED celebration on the International Domestic Workers Day

Mozambique: SINED celebration on the International Domestic Workers Day

Jun 16, 2016 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Mozambique,by IDWFED

National Trade Union of Domestic Workers (SINED) had a celebration for International Domestic Workers Day on June 16.

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Nepal: Domestic Workers are also workers! NTUC urges the Government to Ratify ILO Convention 189

Nepal: Domestic Workers are also workers! NTUC urges the Government to Ratify ILO Convention 189

by IDWFED — last modified Jun 21, 2016 09:22 PM

Nepal Home workers Union affiliates of Nepal Trade Union Congress organized a conference on "Awareness on ILO Convention C189 and My Fair Home Campaign" to observe the 5th Anniversary of C189 and as the International Domestic Workers Day.

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