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by IDWFED published May 31, 2018 05:06 PM
Global: 2018 June 16 - Support ILO Convention to Stop Gender-based Violence - Equal Rights, Respect & Justice for Domestic Workers

Global: 2018 June 16 - Support ILO Convention to Stop Gender-based Violence - Equal Rights, Respect & Justice for Domestic Workers

by IDWFED — last modified Jun 21, 2018 06:32 PM

Everyone, including governments and employers in our communities need to know this process and be supportive of our call. A workplace which is free of abuse and violence is good for everyone.

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Italy: Stop violence at work - Filcams supports the campaign for the ILO Convention

Italy: Stop violence at work - Filcams supports the campaign for the ILO Convention

by IDWFED — last modified Jun 16, 2018 03:41 PM

On the International Domestic Workers' Day, Filcams Cgil Nazionale supports the #StopGBVatWork campaign against violence at work and gender harassment.

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ILC107: ILC delegates agreed the future instrument should be a Convention, supplemented by a Recommendation

ILC107: ILC delegates agreed the future instrument should be a Convention, supplemented by a Recommendation

by IDWFED — last modified Jun 09, 2018 08:30 PM

Wrapping up their annual meeting in Geneva, members of the International Labour Organisation agreed on the need to "adopt standards on violence and harassment in the world of work".

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ILC107: We continue to fight with alongside our partners and allies in unity and solidarity

ILC107: We continue to fight with alongside our partners and allies in unity and solidarity

by IDWFED — last modified Jun 02, 2018 10:01 PM

We all know well that domestic workers and other workers in the informal sector are subjected to violence and harassment because of lack of protective measures that renders them vulnerable and unprotected. The following days will be fundamental, and the battle of the amendments is already under way.

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ILC107: Let 2018 be the start of freedom from abuse for domestic workers!

ILC107: Let 2018 be the start of freedom from abuse for domestic workers!

by IDWFED — last modified Jun 02, 2018 09:52 PM

Speech of Myrtle Witbooi, IDWF President, at the ILC 2018 plenary.

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Switzerland: IDWF delegation at the International Labour Conference in Geneva

Switzerland: IDWF delegation at the International Labour Conference in Geneva

by IDWFED — last modified Jun 02, 2018 09:48 PM

Domestic workers are ready to fight for an instrument that gives them the voice and freedom they deserve.

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Switzerland: The International Domestic Workers Federation is back at the International Labour Conference - Support ILO Convention Stop Gender-based Violence

Switzerland: The International Domestic Workers Federation is back at the International Labour Conference - Support ILO Convention Stop Gender-based Violence

by IDWFED — last modified May 31, 2018 05:03 PM

“We, domestic workers are back again, this time for another ILO Convention to protect us against violence and harassment in the workplace. The invisible violence that we must bear in our work places as women and as workers is one of the most pervasive injustices inflicted into our sector but we are here to make sure this will come to an end”, said Myrtle Witbooi.

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World of Work magazine: Violence at work

World of Work magazine: Violence at work

by IDWFED — last modified Jun 14, 2018 04:20 PM

Special 2018 issue - This year’s edition of the World of Work magazine highlights the themes discussed by the ILO’s 107th International Labour Conference (ILC).

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Platform of Demands - Violence and harassment against women and men in the world of work

Platform of Demands - Violence and harassment against women and men in the world of work

by IDWFED — last modified Jun 02, 2018 10:13 PM

In this document we set out why domestic workers, our workplace, and clear definitions of who we need protecting from are among the issues that must be specifically included for this new Standard to be effective and bring about significant and lasting change for the better. Only then might domestic workers and indeed other marginalised workers be optimistic that we can provide our highly valuable services in the safe and secure conditions that we deserve and are entitled to.

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Support Campaign to End Gender-based Violence at Work!

Support Campaign to End Gender-based Violence at Work!

by IDWFED — last modified May 31, 2018 05:21 PM

Gender-based violence is one of the most common human rights violations in the world--it can affect any worker, but women most of all because of unequal power relations.

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USA: "Violence and Harassment against Women in the World of Work" Expert Group Workshop

USA: "Violence and Harassment against Women in the World of Work" Expert Group Workshop

by IDWFED — last modified May 31, 2018 05:05 PM

In the context of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW62), the IDWF was invited by Care International to an Expert Group Workshop on "Violence and Harassment against Women in the World of Work" on 13 March 2018.

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Ending violence  and harassment  in the world of work

Ending violence and harassment in the world of work

by IDWFED — last modified May 31, 2018 05:21 PM

The present report and proposed Conclusions were prepared on the basis of the replies received from governments and organizations of employers and workers, the substance of which is given in the following pages. The Office commentary is provided immediately after the replies to each question.

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2018 Stop Gender-based Violence Against Domestic Workers

by IDWFED — last modified May 31, 2018 05:08 PM

The IDWF plans to take various actions to stop GBV in the world of work.

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Report on IDWF Survey on Gender-Based Violence Against Domestic Workers, Asia

Report on IDWF Survey on Gender-Based Violence Against Domestic Workers, Asia

by IDWFED — last modified May 31, 2018 05:08 PM

Published January 2018, in partnership with the Bread for the World and LEARN, Philippines.

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Global: Stop Violence Against Women, Stop Violence Against Domestic Workers!

Global: Stop Violence Against Women, Stop Violence Against Domestic Workers!

by IDWFED — last modified May 31, 2018 05:19 PM

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!

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Global: Support IDWF Campaign to Stop Gender-based Violence, Support ILO Convention

Global: Support IDWF Campaign to Stop Gender-based Violence, Support ILO Convention

by IDWFED — last modified May 31, 2018 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.

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GBV - Resources and updates

GBV - Resources and updates

by IDWFED — last modified Jun 20, 2018 06:36 PM

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Stop Gender-based Violence, Support ILO Convention

Stop Gender-based Violence, Support ILO Convention

by IDWFED — last modified Jun 12, 2018 10:02 PM

From 2017 to 2020, the International Labour Organization (ILO) is working towards a standard on "ending violence and harassment against women and men in the world of work", through what is known as a "standard-setting" process. The eventual standard(s) adopted by the ILO may be a binding instrument, known as a Convention; non-binding guidance, known as a Recommendation; or a Convention accompanied by a Recommendation.

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Behind closed doors - Protecting and promoting the human rights of migrant domestic workers in an irregular situation

Behind closed doors - Protecting and promoting the human rights of migrant domestic workers in an irregular situation

by IDWFED — last modified May 31, 2018 05:21 PM

This publication sheds light on the often hidden experience of irregular migrant domestic workers, and challenges Governments to take appropriate protective measures.

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Domestic Worker Support - Stop sexual violence in domestic work

Domestic Worker Support - Stop sexual violence in domestic work

by IDWFED — last modified Jul 06, 2018 05:16 PM

A web tool (www.domesticworkersupport.info) offering up-to-date information about safe accommodation options, referral to relevant agencies, essentials of law of the partner countries, an overview of rights and how to protect them, risk avoidance and crisis management techniques, and emergency contact information and procedures.

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Recommendations For the Prevention and Management of Sexual Violence Against Female Migrant Domestic Workers

Recommendations For the Prevention and Management of Sexual Violence Against Female Migrant Domestic Workers

by IDWFED — last modified Jul 06, 2018 05:18 PM

The set of recommendations, presented within this document, summarizes the knowledge gained from the COMMUN-AID project and aims to support policy makers, community workers, service providers and health professionals in the prevention and management of sexual violence against migrant domestic workers. The recommendations further aim to provide a shared basis of knowledge and understanding regarding the sexual violence against female migrant domestic workers as well as guidance towards planning and implementing improvements in professional practice.

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IDWF Online Discussion: Summary Report on Stopping Violence against Domestic Workers

IDWF Online Discussion: Summary Report on Stopping Violence against Domestic Workers

by IDWFED — last modified Jul 11, 2018 05:00 PM

November 25 is the UN’s International Day for the Elimination of Violence against women. To acknowledge the event, the IDWF asked its community to discuss the prevalence of violence in domestic work and how IDWF can work to solve it.

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Global: Stop Violence Against Women

Global: Stop Violence Against Women

Nov 25, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM GLOBAL,by IDWFED

2014 Nov 25 is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. Myrtle Witbooi, IDWF President has a very important message to all women and the world.

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Stop Violence Against Domestic Workers

by IDWFED — last modified Jul 11, 2018 04:59 PM

The discussion forum took place on November 12 - 23, 2014. A summary report is available on IDWF Publication. We thank all those who have shared their stories and ideas.

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