Gender Equality

08 April 2024 05:06

Rebecca Mukoya: Holding the line against GBV in Uganda

 

Rebecca Mukoya is a data analyst with 14 years of experience, currently working as a production officer at a steel company in Uganda. She joined the Uganda Building Construction, Civil Engineering, Cement & Allied Workers' Union Sectors: Cement, Construction, and Allied workers (UBCCECAWU) in 2014 while working as a clerk. In the same year, she was elected as a Shop Steward. After three years in this position, she was elected as the National Women’s Leader for the union. Rebecca has successfully held this position since 2017.Read more...


18 March 2024 10:28

More than 280 member-state representatives, partners and stakeholders met on 11 March in Geneva for the Regional Review of efforts to implement the guiding principles and 23 objectives of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (GCM) in the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) region. Read more...


13 March 2024 13:44

More than 200 women from nine different countries, comprising a group of diversified women expatriate workers in construction, household services, hospitality, and medical field services, gathered for a get-together under the banner of the Women Community Leaders' Forum in Qatar (WCLF) at Dusit-D2 Hotel on 8 March, to celebrate International Women's Day (IWD 2024).Read more...


08 March 2024 04:25

As the world celebrates International Women’s Day (IWD), the National Union of Building and Construction Workers (NUBCW) in the Philippines takes a bold step forward in advancing gender equality within the construction sector.Read more...


08 March 2024 03:16

The Building and Wood Workers’ International (BWI) commemorates International Women’s Day under the theme “Hold the Line: Women Fighting for Democracy.” Read more...


07 March 2024 03:20

Justina Jonas serves as the General Secretary of the Metal and Allied Namibian Workers Union (MANWU).Read more...


06 March 2024 05:25

As part of this year’s celebration of International Women’s Month, BWI narrates the story of Victoria Sirenko, a 43-year-old Ukrainian woman worker, and a PROFBUD trade union activist. Read more...


05 March 2024 06:30

This year's commemoration of International Women's Day on March 8th coincides with over three years of relentless resistance by the working people of Myanmar against military rule. Read more...


01 March 2024 06:08

The Building and Wood Workers’ International (BWI) will mark International Women’s Day with the theme “Hold the Line: Women Fighting for Democracy”
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