Specific dates reserved to commemorate issues and events
Date: Thursday, August 28, 2008 At 08:00 AM
Repeat Event: Every Year
CARAM Asia with 9 other regional and international organisations and agencies co-organised a Regional Summit on Foreign Migrant Domestic Workers (http://www.caramasia.org/Regional_Summit-DeclarationFinal.htm) in Colombo, Sri Lanka from August 26 to 28, 2002. The summit which heard the life stories and experiences of many foreign migrant domestic workers, called for the recognition of domestic work as work and of domestic workers as workers. In addition, the 132 participants from 24 countries called for the recognition of August 28th as the International Solidarity Day with Foreign Migrant Domestic Workers.