Gender Equality

30 November 2020 13:09

PROFBUD leads workers’ 16 days of anti-VAW activism in Ukraine

 

In an attempt to bring the region’s different women trade union leaders and activists together, BWI-affiliated PROFBUD led the trade unions’ 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence in Ukraine and the first four days of the campaign in Central Asia and Eastern Europe.
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29 November 2020 06:22

BWI’s European Regional Women’s Committee joined the 16 days global campaign for the elimination of violence against women by holding a forum on gender-based violence. Read more...


27 November 2020 23:55

On the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on 25 November and the 16 days of activism on violence against women, the Histadrut (via its women's movement Na'amat) launched a campaign called "Recognising the Signs" at the workplaces. Read more...


27 November 2020 05:26

BWI and the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) on 4 November conducted a gender training which was participated by women trade unionists from Argentina, the Dominican Republic and Panama.
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26 November 2020 03:35

Latin American and the Caribbean women trade union leaders from at least nine (9) countries joined the campaign against gender-based violence (GBV) and ratification of ILO Convention 190 as part of the “16 Days Trade Union Activism on Violence against Women,” which started on 25 November and conclude on 10 December, the International Human Rights Day. Read more...


25 November 2020 15:25

As trade unions worldwide mark the start of the 16 Days of Activism on Violence Against Women on 25 November, Argentina’s recent ratification of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Convention No. 190 energises this year’s campaign against gender-based violence. Read more...


25 November 2020 08:12

BWI, together with Australian affiliate, the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU), invite unions across the globe to participate in the adaptation of artwork and messages for trade union activism on violence against women. Read more...


18 November 2020 09:20



Women trade union leaders from North America and Europe held an online meeting on 12 November and expressed optimism that the results of the United States elections will bring positive results in the campaign for gender equality and the elimination of violence against women.
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03 November 2020 13:19

Here is BWI's list of its remaining Workers' Voices webinars for this year and what online education events to expect for 2021. Make sure to mark them all on your calendars! The pandemic may have limited our physical movement, but certainly not our desire to continue to educate and learn from each other.Read more...