Red Thread to launch self-help, support service for domestics
– welcomes Guyana’s ratification of ILO convention
Red Thread organisation will later this month launch the Cora and Clotil Self-help Information and Support Service for domestic workers and other low-waged women.
The organisation made the announcement yesterday in a statement issued to welcome Guyana’s ratification of ILO Convention #189, which recognises domestic workers as workers.
But it warned, “Conventions and laws will make no difference in real life unless those whom they are supposed to protect make them live. This is the goal of the new service we are planning, not to provide ‘expert’ advice but to enable those of us who are domestic workers and other low-waged women workers …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.