By Bonner, Chris and Barbro Budin and Karin Pape, .
“Yes we did it!”, a statement that best captures the jubilant mood on the last day of the Founding Congress of the International Domestic Workers Federation (IDWF) in 2013. Many organisations and individuals were involved in supporting the IDWN in the struggle for C189, and for its transformation into a formal federation. However, it was the Global Union Federation IUF, the global action-policy-research network Women in Informal Employment: Globalising and Organising (WIEGO), and the Global Labour Institute (GLI) that gave unconditional and tireless support from the very beginning. The article is available on the website and as a PDF.