In 2003, a small group of domestic workers met in the MRCI offices one Sunday evening, forming the Domestic Workers Action Group (DWAG). Ten years later, well over 300 domestic workers are active members of DWAG.
In that decade, DWAG has changed national policy and transformed individual lives by organising, protesting and campaigning, working with Government representatives, trade unions, State bodies and national and international organisations. Above all, they have supported each other through private troubles and collective challenges.
As of 2013, DWAG has agreed to campaign jointly with SIPTU: migrantrightscentre.tumblr.com/post/68878657229/liberty-november-2013-a-big-step-forward-for-the
For more on these amazing women and their work, see mrci.ie/our-work/domestic/
Some of the most beautiful images in this film come from the Opening Doors art project, which is available in full here: mrci.ie/opening_doors/