International Women's Com.

The International Women's Committee advises the council and the board on policies, implementation and practical measures to promote the effective participation of women in BWI trade union structures. It also promotes affirmative action programmes and makes recommendations to these bodies on any other policy and actions.

International Women's Committee

Rita SCHIAVI, Unia, (Switzerland) Chair

Africa & Middle East

Elizabeth AMUTO, UBCCECAWU - Uganda Building Construction, Civil Engineering, Cement & Allied Workers’ Union, (Uganda) Member

Asia /Pacific

Kyung Shin KIM, KFCITU - Korean Federation of Construction Industry Trade Unions, (South Korea) Member


Rita SCHIAVI, Unia, (Switzerland) Member

Latin America & Caribbean

Marta PUJADAS, UOCRA - Construction Workers of the Republic of Argentina, (Argentina) Member

North America

Dora CERVANTES, IAMAW - International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers , (United States) Member