Gender Equality

03 March 2021 06:15

Women workers push for more ILO Convention 190 ratifications

 

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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26 February 2021 01:59

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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