Gender Equality

26 February 2021 01:59

BWI Action Alert for International Women’s Day

 

As women continue to bear the brunt of the COVID-19 pandemic, we will be united on International Women’s Day on 8 March 2021 to campaign for gender equity to be mainstreamed in national and regional economic recover plans. Trade unions must not miss the unique opportunity to build a gender-equal better future.
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04 February 2021 08:59

As part of its efforts to support this year's World Social Forum (WSF), BWI’s Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) organised a webinar titled “Construction and Building Material Women and Young Unionists in Latin America”.Read more...


26 January 2021 03:48

Italy made history. The country’s Senate on 12 January authorised the ratification of International Labour Organisation (ILO) Convention 190 on the elimination of violence and harassment at workplaces. This makes Italy the first European country to take this step.
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21 January 2021 10:46

On 17 January, the National Assembly of Ecuador, unanimously approved the ratification of International Labour Organization (ILO) Convention 190 on the Violence and Harassment in the World of Work. Read more...


18 January 2021 06:01

Women members of the for Bayanihan ng mga Manggagawa sa Konstruksyon ng  Qatar (BMKQ) are paving the way for gender equality among migrant workers in the Middle East.
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17 December 2020 04:40

BWI affiliates in Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Moldova and Russia led the 16 Days of Trade Union Activism on Violence against Women in Eastern Europe and Central Asia amidst increasing gender-based violence and gender pay gap in the region.
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14 December 2020 06:39

Cambodian workers employed in 10 brick kiln factories in the country joined BWI’s 16 Days of Trade Union Activism on Violence against Women (VAW). Read more...


14 December 2020 03:31

Describing the increasing violence against women as COVID-19’s “second wave,” BWI Africa and Middle East capped its 16-Day campaign against gender-based violence with a regional webinar held on 8 December. Read more...


11 December 2020 15:00

BWI concluded its 16 Days of Trade Union Activism on Violence against Women on a high note by holding a global webinar on ways to build a gender-equal world on 10 December, which was also coincided with the International celebration of human rights day.
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