A good article written by Ananya Bhattacharyya in regards the arrest of an Indian diplomat in New York known for exploiting her domestic worker. Having a Servant Is Not a Right – NYTimes.com.
Today, December 12th is a day to take action towards promoting and protecting the rights of domestic workers worldwide. There are events taking place in over 84 countries to celebrate this day. Today is a day to remember the millions of domestic workers worldwide that are in need of protection of their rights.Project 189 supportsContinue reading “December 12th – global day for action for domestic workers rights”
ZANZIBAR Minister for Social Welfare, Economic Empowerment, Youths, Children and Women Development, Ms Zainab Mohammed, has called upon domestic employers to observe all the rights of their workers. allAfrica.com: Tanzania: Call to Honour the Rights of Domestic Workers.
On September 5th, 2013 the Convention Concerning Decent Work for Domestic Workers (Convention 189) came into force. This groundbreaking step establishes tha basic global standards for domestic workers, who are mainly women and girls, and migrant. Since the adoption of Convention 189 there has been progressive movements of dozens of countries to ratify the ConventionContinue reading “Advances to protect the rights of domestic workers”