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Speech by Jane Xavier at A Woman’s Place is in the World conference, Dublin 20.02.2015

A Woman’s Place is in the World! was organised by the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission and the National Women’s Council of Ireland  to highlight women’s rights and equality in Ireland and globally. The conference coincided with the United
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Domestic workers join Minister Bruton to celebrate ratification of Convention

Today (Wednesday 9th July) migrant domestic workers joined Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton TD to celebrate the Irish government’s ratification of  the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Convention on Domestic Workers. The Domestic Workers Action Group (DWAG) has campaigned
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International Domestic Workers Day, June 16th: Irish government inaction “a disgrace”, say domestic workers.

Today, June 16th, is International Domestic Workers Day and the 3rd anniversary of the international adoption of the ILO Domestic Workers Convention. Despite repeated promises, the Irish government has not yet ratified the Convention. Domestic workers and trade unionists all
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Publications and Policy Briefs Employment Guidelines in the Home Care Sector: The Workers’ Perspective Childcare in the Domestic Work Sector: Who’s Minding the Children? Exploitation of Au Pair Workers in Ireland: Briefing Paper and Recommendations Who Cares? The Experience of
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