Gender Equality

08 March 2021 05:14

BWI Conversations: UOCRA's Marta Pujadas on ILO Convention 190

 

On the occasion of International Women's Day, BWI General Secretary Ambet Yuson talked to Marta Pujadas, woman trade union leader from UOCRA, Argentina's construction trade union.
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08 March 2021 04:48

As BWI marks this year’s celebration of the International Women’s Month, it honours courageous women like Dora Cervantes who pushed the envelope to give women workers equal representation to top-level trade union leadership posts and key policy-making units, thereby assuring that their needs and interests will be considered in decision-making processes that affect the lives of women workers.Read more...


08 March 2021 01:14

BWI marks this year’s International Women’s Day by demanding COVID-19 recovery strategies and programs that address the issues that caused women workers to be more vulnerable to the crisis and lead to better economic and social lives for women. It asserts that without gender equality, there is no real road to recovery. Read more...


07 March 2021 06:02

BWI European Regional Women's Committee Josephine Kratnz said that an equal and better future means safe and gender-responsive workplaces that welcome all workers, regardless of gender, age, sexual orientation, ethnic background, or disability. Read more...


05 March 2021 05:06

BWI Regional Women Committee for Africa and Middle East Elizabeth Amuto said that discriminatory social practices have increased women workers’ unpaid work and gender inequality. Read more...


04 March 2021 04:06

Kim Kyung Shin, Chair of BWI Asia Paific's Regional Women's Committee, talked about the "multiple burden" women workers carry, made heavier by COVID-19.
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03 March 2021 06:15

BWI Latin America and Carribean Regional Women's Committe Chair Fabianna Santos said that economic recovery in the Latin American and Caribbean region after COVID-19 requires women's active participation. Read more...


02 March 2021 04:38

As we mark this year's International Women's Month, BWI International Women's Committee Chair Rita Schiavi said that women should be more involved in all spheres of political, economic and social life. She said that gender equality is not action that should be taken after COVID-19, but now.Read more...


01 March 2021 01:34

To kick-off its week-long campaign to celebrate International Women’s Day on 8 March, BWI launched a “gender audit” to assess the institutionalisation of gender equality in affiliate trade unions and their programs, policies, resource management and leadership structure.
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