United Migrant Domestic Workers in Netherlands (UMDW NL)

Email: 
mdws_nl1506@yahoo.com
Address: 
Eerste Jan v/d Heijdenstraat 64-sous
City: 
Amsterdam 1072 TX
Country: 
Netherlands
Region: 
Europe
Occupation of Members: 
Domestic Workers
Occupation of Members Details: 
domestic workers - migrant
Language: 
English
Primary Contact: 
Anacoreta Coring de los Reyes
Women's Organization: 
no
Organization Type: 
Association
Organization Scope: 
Local
Workplace of Members: 
households
Objectives: 
for filipino migrant workers to 1. Be protected and recognised as workers 2. Be united and be an independent org 3. Practice respect and trust amongst migrants 4. To develop talents and skills of members 5. To establish strong support mechanisms e.g. accress to credit, peer counselling 6. Learn how to emancipate selves
Strategy: 
Formed in June 2006. Recruited more members, held training with on organizing, campaign management. Works with ABVAKABO/FNV and encourages workers to join union. Activities: networking, training, campaigns and advocacy: publications, takes up grievances, recreational activities