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2011 Asia Regional Conference: Advocacy towards the ratification and implementation of ILO Convention 189 on Domestic Work

After the adoption of C189 and Recommendation 201, the next hurdle is ratification. Aware of the enormous challenges of promoting ratification of C189,trade unions, civil society organizations, domestic workers and social movements, came together in Manila on 24- 26 October 2011 to collectively discuss on how to drive the ratification campaign in the region. The Conference was the first regional gathering  organized following the June ILC. The Conference was made possible through the orchestrated efforts of Global Network, the International Domestic Workers Network (IDWN), International Trade Unions Confederation (ITUC), ITUC-AP, ILO and MFA.

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MFA is a regional network of non-government organizations (NGOs), associations and trade unions of migrant workers, and individual advocates in Asia who are committed to protect and promote the rights and welfare of migrant workers.

It is guided by a vision of an alternative world system based on respect for human rights and dignity, social justice, and gender equity, particularly for migrant workers.

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