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2014-4-27 No another Erwiana! Stop abuses of migrant domestic workers!

An international petition with over 100,000 signatures was delivered on 2014 April 27 to the Government of Hong Kong calling for an end to the exploitation of migrant domestic workers. The petition, coming just days before the start of the high profile trial of Erwiana Sulistyaningsih's employer was signed by 103,307 individuals from over 160 countries.

2014-3-21 Bangladesh NDWWU 4th National Congress - Solidarity speech from IDWF

The National Domestic Women Workers Union (NDWWU) has its 4th National Congress on 21 Mar 2014. Elizabeth Tang, General Secretary of IDWF, congrats the NDWWU for its work and congress.

2013-10-26~28 Solidarity speech from Sharon Burrow, General Secretary of ITUC

Sharon Burrow's solidarity speech
Sharon Burrow is the General Secretary of ITUC (International Trade Union Confederation)

2013-10-26~28 Solidarity Speech from Shawna Bader-Blau, Executive Director of Solidarity Center

Solidarity Speech from Shawna Bader-Blau, Executive Director of Solidarity CenterSolidarity Speech from Shawna Bader-Blau, Executive Director of Solidarity Center

2013-9-10 Myrtle Witbooi, IDWN Chair, talks about why she is at the 2013 AFL-CIO Convention

Myrtle Witbooi of Capetown, IDWN Chair, said she came to emphasize the fact that "domesticworkers are just like any other workers, and deserving of the same rights and respect."  Myrtle said another goal was to build support for C189, the international Convention of rights concerning Decent Work for Domestic Workers.

AFL-CIO 2013 Convention: International Domestic Workers Network, Meany/Kirkland Awardees

The workers of the International Domestic Workers' Network (IDWN) receive this year's Meany/Kirkland Award for their courageous actions ensuring the passing of the International Labor Organization Convention on Decent Work for Domestic Workers (C189).

2013-9-8 IDWN receives 2013 George Meany-Lane Kirkland Human Rights Award at AFL-CIO Convention

Myrtle Witbooi, IDWN chair:
"It's the time to come for the world to give us recognition to that woman who is getting up every morning, living behind our children, living behind our family. It's the time this Convention 189 comes to the reality. How do we make it a reality? On our own, we cannot do. We need you. We need all the people together. We ask you: PLEASE SUPPORT THE DOMESTIC WORKERS!"

Dreamseekers - A story on Indonesian Domestic Workers in Hong Kong

Dreamseekers is a media piece based on Gratiane de Moustier's photo-reportage on Indonesian Domestic Workers.

Domestic Workers in Peru and their relentless fight for rights and adoption of C189

A video clip produced by PLADES and Global Network Latin America on Domestic Workers in Peru and their relentless fight for rights and adoption of C189.

2013-5-1 Hong Kong Domestic Workers' May Day Statement

"NO DISCRIMINATION!! EQUAL RIGHTS FOR ALL!!"
MAY DAY STATEMENT

Hong Kong Federation of Asian Domestic Workers' Unions (FADWU), as one of the important labour force in Hong Kong, joins May Day Rally today and hopes to convey a message that, no matter migrant workers and local workers, should be treated with justice and equal rights.
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