Events & training on domestic work

  1. Dignity, Rights and Domestic Work in Arab states: Technical workshop on challenges and good practices

    The ILO’s flagship projects on labour migration and decent work for domestic workers hold a technical workshop to showcase the challenges, opportunities and outcomes stemming from its innovative activities in the region.

  2. Planning Meetings on the Community of Practice Network for Domestic and Migrant Domestic Workers

    International Domestic Workers Federation (IDWF) conducted a series of visioning and planning workshops under the auspices of the Global Action Programme on Migrant Domestic Workers and their Families (GAP-MDW) in order to identify priority products and services to be delivered to migrant domestic workers through the established Community of Practice (CoP) and to train IDWF members to use the tool.

  3. Regional Communication and Advocacy Workshop for Domestic Workers in Latin America

    Representatives of 20 domestic workers’ organizations attended the regional workshop on Strengthening Labour Rights and Social Protection with a view to strengthen their national capacities and mobilize for domestic and migrant domestic workers’ rights.

  4. Paraguay-Argentina Bi-national Workshop on Decent Work for Migrant Domestic Workers

    Paraguay and Argentina establish a joint working agenda and develop an action plan on migration in order to promote decent work for migrant domestic workers at the bi-national meeting on Building a Labour Strategy for Decent Work of Migrant Domestic Workers, organized in the framework of the EU funded Global Action Programme on Migrant Domestic Workers and their Families (GAP-MDW).

  5. Decent Work for Migrant Domestic Workers: Side Event of the 21st Session of The Committee on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families

    A side event on Decent Work for Migrant Domestic Workers, organized in the framework of the EU funded Global Action Programme on Migrant Domestic Workers and their Families (GAP-MDW), was designed as a forum to raise awareness on the human rights challenges faced by migrant domestic workers and discuss the improvement of their organizational capacities and redress mechanisms.

  6. Capacity Building Workshops of the first Domestic Workers Union Founding Committee in Lebanon

    A series of capacity building workshops for the members of the Founding Committee of the Domestic Workers Union were held with a view to strengthen organizational capacities and facilitate the establishment of the trade union for domestic workers in Lebanon. Activities were conducted within the National Federation of Workers and Employers Trade Unions in Lebanon (FENASOL).

  7. Advisory Committee Meeting of the Global Action Programme on Migrant Domestic Workers and their Families

    The first Advisory Committee meeting of the Global Action Programme on Migrant Domestic Workers and the Families (GAP-MDW) was held in the premises of the Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine with an aim to ensure an effective project implementation on a country level.

  8. Understanding the Impact of Travel Restrictions on Universal Access from the Perspectives of Migrant Sending and Receiving Countries – A Dialogue

    Global Village Debate at AIDS 2014 (Melbourne) on Wednesday 23 July, 11:00 - 12:30 at the Clarendom Auditorium.

  9. Training to Trade Unions on Safe Migration and Victims’ Assistance

    The Global Alliance Against Trafficking in Women (GAATW) conducted a ToT on safe migration and victims’ assistance to building the capacity of trainers to undertake pre-decision community work with potential migrant women workers.

  10. Obstacles to justice for migrant domestic workers in Lebanon unveiled at report launch

    The ILO and local NGO Caritas share findings of a landmark report on the legal, procedural and institutional challenges facing migrant domestic workers seeking justice in Lebanon.