Activities

SEWA: 700 domestic workers joined the joint rally

15 June, 2014 | SEWA Kerela | SEWA Kerela
INDIA -

Almost 1,000 domestic workers joined IDWD actions. In Thiruvananthapuram, the state capital of Kerela in India, 700 domestic workers joined the rally jointly organized by SEWA and Kerela Domestic Workers Union. They marched to Kerala Legislative Assembly. State opposition party leader inaugurated the assembly march. In Northern Kerela, around 250 domestic workers from SEWA attended a convention to aware the DW's about ILO convention and explain the need to frame a state law for Domestic workers. The District Convention inaugurated by MP.

Domestic Workers are Workers! Cambodian Government must ratify C189 Now!

15 June, 2014 | Cdwn Cambodia | Cdwn Cambodia & IDEA
CAMBODIA -

On 15th June, 2014 Cambodian Domestic worker Network(IDEA -CDWN) conduct meeting with activists to preparing International Domestic Worker Day (16th June 2014) and we distribute the leaflets, fans and statement to the house owners and public. Tomorrow we will gathering in front of Ministry of Labor to submit the petition and demand for ratifying ILO C.189, minimum wage, one day off and to stop exploitation on DW.

IDWF's message to Peru government

14 June, 2014 | IDWF | Fish Ip
PERU -

IDWF sends a message to the Peru government. Ratify C189!

IDWF leaders sing for the June 16 International Domestic Workers' Day

12 June, 2014 | IDWF | Fish Ip
GLOBAL -

For the coming June 16 2014, IDWF leaders would like to say...

Trinidad & Tobago: NUDE members with National Training Agency representatives

12 June, 2014 | Ida le Blanc | Ida le Blanc
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO -

NUDE (National Union of Domestic Employees) members with National Training Agency representatives.

MAKING CSME WORK FOR DOMESTIC WORKERS.

IDWF Leadership Capacity-Building Workshop

10 June, 2014 | Elizabeth Tang | Elizabeth Tang
GLOBAL -

The International Domestic Workers Federation held a four-day training workshop in Geneva, June 7-10, 2014 to build the capacity of its leaders to effectively direct a global workers organization. It was the first face-to-face meeting of the Executive Committee, Coordinators and Technical Team since the election at the Founding Congress in Uruguay last October. The workshop also provided an opportunity for the IDWF leadership team to get better acquainted with one another.

IDWF Executive committee members and coordinators training and meeting

10 June, 2014 | IDWF | Fish Ip
GLOBAL -

IDWF Executive committee members and coordinators training and meeting.

IDWF Demo to Qatar in front of UN

6 June, 2014 | Fish Ip | IDWF
GLOBAL -

IDWF organized a demonstration in front of UN Building to demand Qatar Government to protect all migrant workers, end Kafala system. IUF, BWI, IYCS, trade unions also joined the demonstration.

Mme Asmaou Bah from Guinee, representing IUF/IDWF speaking at ILO Assembly Hall

5 June, 2014 | Sofia Trevino | Sofia Trevino
GLOBAL -

Mme Asmaou Bah from Guinee, representing IUF/IDWF. She is also the Chair of the African Domestic Workers Network.
Any work done without consent is forced labour

"Any work done without consent is forced labour" was the message sent in a strong statement by Mme Asmaou Bah when addressing government and workers' representatives yesterday at the ILO Assembly Hall.

Elizabeth Tang speaks in front of UN in Geneva at the "Route of Shame" action

4 June, 2014 | IUFglobal | IUFglobal
GLOBAL -

25 years after Tiananmen - Remember and fight

"This is about all the workers in the world to have democracy & human rights & trade unions' rights.

Elizabeth Tang speaks in front of UN in Geneva at the "Route of Shame" action. June 4, 2014
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