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Peru’s domestic workers trade union demands ratification of ILO Convention 189

 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.

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Sponsors and Endorsers: A Living wage for mothers and other caregivers

Petition to ALL governments: A Living wage for mothers and other caregivers

Sponsors:
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:

India:
Nawa Chhattisgarh Mahila Samiti

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Support Raise the Wage in Los Angeles

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.

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We need a living wage for all mothers and other carers

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petition_me.jpgCampaigners 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.

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Time To Pay All Mothers And Carers A Living Wage

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MAR 2015 Saturday 14TH posted by Morning Star in Features

by Selma James and Nina Lopez

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