Delegates of the Federación Nacional de Trabajadoras y Trabajadores del Hogar del Perú, FENTTRAHOP from seven different regions, got together in Lima on 27 March to demand that the convention which guarantees their most basic rights as workers be finally ratified. Convention 189 has been ratified by a number of countries, but not by Peru or the UK.
Petition to ALL governments: A Living wage for mothers and other caregivers
Every Mother is a Working Mother Coalition, International Wages for Housework Campaign, Military Families Speak Out, Payday men’s network, Single Mothers’ Self-Defence, Welfare Warriors, WinVisible (women with visible and invisible disabilities)
Endorsements so far:
Nawa Chhattisgarh Mahila Samiti
The Global Women’s Strike/LA and Women of Color/GWS urge you to join us in supporting efforts of Raise the Wage to increase the minimum wage in LA to $15 an hour. As a result of the coalition’s work and other community pressure, LA City Council has decided to hold hearings of its Economic Development Committee in several different venues across the city – we hope you’ll join us and let your voice be heard in support, please see flyer below for locations.
Campaigners collect signatures for the living wage petition in Kentish Town Road
Published: 13 March, 2015
by NINA LOPEZ, of Global Women’s Strike
THIS Sunday is Mother’s Day and last Sunday was International Women’s Day, so women are in the news.
MAR 2015 Saturday 14TH posted by Morning Star in Features
by Selma James and Nina Lopez
Co-ordinator of Global Women's Strike
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