International Domestic Worker Federation (IDWF) affiliates from across Africa gathered in May at this workshop, aimed at strengthening worker leaders' skills in negotiating with employers and with government. This was a follow up to the Making it Real workshop held in Nairobi, Kenya in June 2018.
WIEGO and the IDWF partnered to write this toolkit to support IDWF affiliates in their efforts to make C189 real for domestic workers.Also available in Français and Português (Swahili forthcoming).Access the accompanying pamphlet for domestic workers. Also in Français and Português.
A WIEGO e a IDWF entraram em uma parceria para escrever este kit de ferramentas para apoiar as afiliadas da IDWF em seus esforços para tornar a C189 uma realidade para trabalhadores(as) domésticos(as).
WIEGO et la FITD ont fait équipe pour élaborer cette trousse d’outils afin de soutenir les affiliées de la FITD dans leurs efforts de traduire la C189 dans les faits pour les travailleuses domestiques.
More than three million women are forced into servitude as domestic workers every year, often lured to other countries in the Persian Gulf or Middle East under false pretenses. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports on ways some advocates are working to protect workers, as well as women in...
Cairo, Egypt and Beirut, Lebanon“Informal labor is not a marginal issue in Arab countries. It is a core component of modern Arab economies and the distribution of work therein and is doomed to expand under current policies.” - Samir Aita, Lead Researcher, Arab Watch on Economic and Social Rights...
أطلقت شبكة المنظمات العربية غير الحكومية للتنمية الإصدار الثالث لراصد الحقوق الاقتصادية والاجتماعيّة في البلدان العربيّة الذي ركّز هذه المرّة على قضية "العمل غير المهيكل"، وذلك في كل من بيروت والقاهرة خلال ورشتي عمل جمعت عدداً من الخبراء/الخبيرات والباحثين/ات والأكاديميين/ات وناشطي/ناشطات المجتمع...
Millions of women work long hours, in dangerous conditions, for little pay. They are fighting for change, with the help of ILO Convention 189 on Decent Work for Domestic Workers. Watch this video to learn how.
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