IDWN Delegation at the IUF Women Conference and the 26th Congress
18 May, 2012
Geneva, Switzerland: May 12th – 18th, 2012:
Pledges of strong support in organizing domestic workers and campaigning for the ratification of the C189, have been expressed at the podium, inside and outside the conference hall. A solution was adopted.
Myrtle Witbooi, the Chair of the IDWN, addressed the Congress by thanking the IUF for its support to build a strong IDWN and in the ratification campaign. She informed the Congress that her government of South Africa will soon ratify the C189.
Ida Blanc, the General Secretary of the National Union of Domestic Employees in Trinidad and Tobago told that her union began considering affiliation to the IUF. Ida is also the IDWN coordinator for the Caribbeans.