Look with Human Eyes is a campaign that seeks to remind us, starting on the month of Ramadan, that we are all equal, regardless of the work that we do. By highlighting Islamic values with regards to the treatment of domestic workers, this campaign seeks to start a conversation and invite people to look atContinue reading “Look with Human Eyes: Ramadan Campaign 2018”
Category Archives: Campaigns
Project 189 – promoting youth participation in the Civic Sector
Lama Ghannam spoke on how youth can become more engaged with civil society in Kuwait. As part of the STAND program and organized by en.v, Project 189 delivered its experiences on how we can engage more with youth, with a special focus on employment and entrepreneurship. Other participants included INJAZ-Kuwait, K’S PATH, Abolish 153, Equait, Deera,Continue reading “Project 189 – promoting youth participation in the Civic Sector”
Project 189 participates in a regional campaign to promote the rights of domestic workers
Project 189, represented by team member Roxanne Heuschkel, joined a consultation workshop held in Bahrain and organized by the General Federation of Bahrain Trade Unions (GFBTU) in co-operation with German institution Friedrich Ebert Stiftung and the International Domestic Workers Federation (IDWFED). The objective of the workshop was to share the country’s situation in regards domesticContinue reading “Project 189 participates in a regional campaign to promote the rights of domestic workers”
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.”
4th Anniversary of Convention No. 189
In the process that seeks to have a full inclusion of domestic workers in labour laws around the world, ILO officials in celebration of the anniversary of Convention No. 189 are campaigning on how we all can individually be part of improving domestic workers conditions. The campaign is titled “Decent Work for Domestic Workers BeginsContinue reading “4th Anniversary of Convention No. 189”
A Dialogue for Change: ILO, KSHR and Project 189
April 2015 Kuwait: “A Space for your Voice: Strengthening Communities Through a Dialogue on Domestic Workers.” The Kuwait Society for Human Rights (KSHR) hosted a three-day focus group discussion with International Labour Organization (ILO) and Project 189, which works in collaboration with World Justice Project. Such events bridge organizations, institutions and the civil society sinceContinue reading “A Dialogue for Change: ILO, KSHR and Project 189”
Countries that have ratified C189
Many countries do not have existing, sufficient or effective laws to protect domestic workers; C189 is a convention adopted during the 100th session of the International Labour Organization, which seeks to enforce policies that assure safe and fare working conditions for domestic workers. Throughout International Domestic Workers Federation we here share the campaigns update ofContinue reading “Countries that have ratified C189”
Arab migrant network aims to educate about labor rights | News , Lebanon News | THE DAILY STAR
Arab migrant network aims to educate about labor rights | News , Lebanon News | THE DAILY STAR.
Why Your Nanny Deserves a Raise | TIME.com
A short video on domestic workers by National Domestic Workers Alliance Why Your Nanny Deserves a Raise | TIME.com.