Gender Equality

07 March 2017 12:43

International Women’s Day: BWI Addresses Gender-based-violence at the workplace

 

In celebration of this year’s International Women’s Day, the BWI is highlighting one of the most persistent human right violations in our contemporary world: Gender-based-violence (GBV).Read more...


23 January 2017 14:55

The Building Construction Civil Engineering and Allied Workers Union (BCCEAWU) of Malawi held its fifth quadrennial congress on 8 January 2017 in the city of Blantyre. This is the first time in the history of BCCEAWU that a female president is elected. Read more...


25 November 2016 15:01

In light of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, BWI recognizes the challenges that women face at the workplaceRead more...


14 November 2016 09:10

The Energy Workers Union of Zimbabwe (ZEWU) a BWI affiliate in Southern Africa held its 4th women’s conference in the tourist resort town of Kariba from 21-22 October 2016. Read more...


25 October 2016 20:07

BWI's “Value Women’s Work” campaign bring together women amongst unions to advocate for greater gender equality and fair value for women’s work both inside and outside of the work place as well as within trade unions. Read more...


25 October 2016 20:04

Outreach and recruiting women workers in the construction industry in the Philippines is difficult and challenging. Read more...


25 October 2016 19:31

The 10th BWI Regional Women's Committee Meeting for Latin America and the Caribbean was headed by its President Marta Pujadas of UOCRA, Argentina.Read more...


21 October 2016 10:03

The capital city of Mozambique Maputo hosted on 12 September, women from Africa and Middle East with a good representation of women from the Middle East for the Region Committee meeting chaired by Edna Opoku Boakye. Read more...


21 October 2016 09:31

On 8-9th of September 2016, women trade union leaders from Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova and Ukraine came to together to participate in the first BWI Sub Regional Women’s Conference “Value Women’s Work”. Read more...