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Training of Trainers (TOT) for Domestic Workers in Kuala Lumpur

Sunday, April 27, 2014 | 9.00am - 5.00pm | Kuala Lumpur

The Malaysian Coalition for Domestic Workers comprising of NGOs, trade unions, faith based organisation and migrant ministry organised a training of trainers workshop to organize, mobilize, share, challenge perceptions and instil a human rights perspective to move forward the campaign with domestic workers.

The objectives of the workshop are:

1) To equip the participants with knowledge and skills to advocate for the recognition of domestic workers and the protection of their rights

2) To build capacity of campaigners to achieve the goals of the campaign

3) To strengthen the coalition and support for the campaign

Training of Trainers (TOT) for Domestic Workers in Penang

Sunday, March 23, 2014 | 9.00am - 5.00pm | Penang

The Malaysian Coalition for Domestic Workers comprising of NGOs, trade unions, faith based organisation and migrant ministry organised a training of trainers workshop to organize, mobilize, share, challenge perceptions and instil a human rights perspective to move forward the campaign with domestic workers.

The objectives of the workshop are:

1) To equip the participants with knowledge and skills to advocate for the recognition of domestic workers and the protection of their rights

2) To build capacity of campaigners to achieve the goals of the campaign

3) To strengthen the coalition and support for the campaign

Inaugural meeting for Formation of Association for Domestic Workers

Sunday, February 23, 2014 | 10.00am - 1.00pm | Shah's Village Hotel, PJ

MTUC held an inaugural meeting of the migrant domestic workers on 19th February 2006 and formed a protem committee. The principle officers of the Association were mainly Filipina domestic workers. On 8th May 2006, MTUC submitted the draft constitution, minutes and all documents for the registration of an Association. On 23 July 2007 the Registrar without any reason rejected the application. MTUC is pursuing its efforts to follow up on this by holding another meeting on 23rd February 2014 for the formation of an Association for all domestic workers in Malaysia.

[Meeting was postponed]

Campaign on Recognize Domestic Work as Work

Sunday, October 6, 2013 | 9.00am - 6.00pm | Gurney Plaza, Penang

The Domestic Workers Campaign: "Domestic Work is Work" Launch will take place in Gurney Plaza. The launch is scheduled to take place at 2.00pm with YB Chong Eng (Penang State EXCO for Youth and Sports, Women, Family and Community Development), Mohd Jafar Abd. Majid Deputy President of Malaysian Trades Union Congress and other Domestic Workers coalition members from both KL and Penang area. Apart from the actual launch itself, other activities will be carried out throughout the day to constantly engage the crowd as well as to educate them on the reality of the domestic workers.

International Domestic Workers Day

Sunday, June 16, 2013 | 2.00am - 6.00pm | Filipina Migrant Support Center, KL

Domestic Workers will declare 16 June as International Domestic Workers Day. On the anniversary of the adoption of the International Labour Organisation Convention 189 on Decent Work for Domestic Workers, it is a great opportunity for domestic workers around the world to celebrate this historic victory, and remind governments to ratify C189 as soon as possible so that they can deliver real gains to domestic workers.

International Womens' Day - Human Trafficking

Saturday, March 9, 2013 | 7.30am - 4.00pm | Dewan Kristal, TM Convention Centre, Bangsar

MTUC will be holding the International Women's Day 2013 event at Dewan Kristal, TM Convention Centre, Menara Telekom, Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur. A one day program with the theme: The Gender Agenda: Gaining Momentum.The 2013 International Women's Day celebration will focus on "Awareness on Sexual harassment, Domestic Violence and Human Trafficking in Malaysia."

MTUC Workshop on Challenges and Issues faced by Migrant Domestic Workers

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 | 9.00am - 5.00pm | Wisma MTUC, Subang Jaya

During the MTUC Biennial Delegates Conference in 1999, the MTUC Convention adopted a resolution to create awareness amongst union leaders and members on the need to organize migrant workers and demand equal treatment for them. MTUC affiliates viewed these issues with great concern and felt MTUC should go all out to demand protection for these workers.

MTUC Dialogue on Safeguards for Migrant Domestic Workers

Sunday, July 15, 2012 | 8.30am - 2.00pm | Shah's Village Hotel, Petaling Jaya

MTUC will be organising a dialogue on safeguards for Migrant Domestic Workers on Sunday 15th July 2012. The purpose for organising this dialogue is for us to better understand the successful steps of the Ministry to address domestic workers issue and also enable the workers to better understand their rights. The MTUC and other organisations working on these issues will also be able to educate these workers and publicise the Ministry's efforts to safeguard the interests and working conditions of migrant workers.