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Important notice: This Blog will be continued under

November 10, 2011


Dear readers and subscribers, I have realized that it is not that practical at all to maintain 2 different blogs and maybe even start another one each year the GFMD takes place. For this reason I will be continuing this blog as GFMD-BLOG under which links to the address of the “original” blog All […]

“A dream come true”: ILO convention on decent work for domestic workers

June 13, 2011


“This convention has been a dream of domestic workers” says Hessen El Sayah from Caritas Lebanon. Her excitement is shared by many representatives of labour organisations, domestic workers and migrant organisations heren in Geneva at the International Labour Conference (ILC). Late Tuesday night the convention that took decades in preparation has been adopted by the […]