Project 189: Reflecting hopes and aspirations of domestic workers – Kuwait Times | Kuwait Times

Last Friday, Project 189 concluded 52px, with an exhibition of the photographic work of domestic workers, it was a wonderful event, that translates into inspiration to continue moving forward towards a more inclusive society. The exhibition was held in the presence of Philippines Consul Raul Hora Dado and political officer of the United States Embassy,Continue reading “Project 189: Reflecting hopes and aspirations of domestic workers – Kuwait Times | Kuwait Times”

Want to contribute to Project 189?

Being part of this conference means moving forward to Project 189’s mission of advocating for domestic workers rights through legal reforms and shifting perceptions within society, and in order to continue with this mission all efforts from everyone make a huge difference, and facilitate us to continue creating initiatives, workshops, campaigns and other forms ofContinue reading “Want to contribute to Project 189?”

October 29th London: Project 189 founder is scheduled to speak at Corporate Care Conference.

On October 29th at Goldsmiths College in London, Ekaterina Porras Sivolobova founder of Project 189 is scheduled to speak at the Corporate Care Conference- Migrant labour & the care industry in times of crisis and austerity. – Porras Sivolobova will be part of a group of renowned and experts on this topic. The one-day conferenceContinue reading “October 29th London: Project 189 founder is scheduled to speak at Corporate Care Conference.”

“Photography will add color to my life”

At Project 189 we are very thankful to Kuwait Times, which in a recent article by Athoob Al-Shuaibi acknowledged Project 189’s campaign to give domestic workers one day off a week. Throughout 52px, an initiative, which gave the opportunity for domestic workers to learn about photography and provided them with a camera to explore theContinue reading ““Photography will add color to my life””

Give domestic workers one day off a week

Project 189 using the change.org platform has created a campaign that seeks to bring awareness and change the unfair circumstances that many domestic workers in the Middle East and other places of the world face, in this case of one particular fundamental right that all individuals everywhere should enjoy, which is at least the enjoymentContinue reading “Give domestic workers one day off a week”

52px – An initiative that extends the voice of domestic workers.

Improving the conditions of domestic workers in the Middle East does not only entitle a reform on existing legislations it as well requires a shift of how domestic workers are perceived within the society. The project is named 52px, the number 52 for the number of days that a domestic worker should have off aContinue reading “52px – An initiative that extends the voice of domestic workers.”

Project 189’s current project needs your support.

RAIN VIVI (RApid INtervention & VIolence VIsualization) is a project that will promote justice for domestic workers using technology as a tool to provide data on the widespread abuse of domestic workers. RAIN VIVI has been chosen by the Innovation Justice Challenge, but in order to move forward and make RAIN VIVI a reality we need your supportContinue reading “Project 189’s current project needs your support.”

Support my journey: Sharing knowledge on domestic workers rights in the Middle East.

Part of Project 189’s mission is to research, document and share knowledge on the matter of domestic workers rights in the Middle East. Sharing knowledge is a powerful tool that leads to initiatives that pursuit to improve conditions of domestic workers. We are very excited that Project 189’s founder has been selected to participate atContinue reading “Support my journey: Sharing knowledge on domestic workers rights in the Middle East.”

Action2015, Project 189 and Kuwait Human Rights Society: participating in the decisions that will affect our future.

Because when we get together our voices get louder and powerful. #Action2015 is a global coalition that links organizations and the community to bring their attention towards the decision making agenda of world leaders in the subject of poverty, climate and inequality.  Project 189 is part of this potentially transforming campaign in mentioned subjects inContinue reading “Action2015, Project 189 and Kuwait Human Rights Society: participating in the decisions that will affect our future.”

Kuwait: New Laws for Domestic Workers

A new law was approved by the Kuwaiti Parliament in which such legislation requires that domestic workers should have a weekly day off, 30 days of annual paid leave, a 12-hour working day with rest, among other things. Despite that there are other concerns to be addressed that come alongside with this new legislation, suchContinue reading “Kuwait: New Laws for Domestic Workers”