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13 March 2017 11:47

South Asia: Trade Unions Commemorate International Women’s Day

 

To mark the International Women’s Day and strengthen women workers participation in the trade union movement, a number of BWI affiliated unions carried out events on 8th March 2017.Read more...


12 March 2017 16:12

BWI contributed to the recently published ILO Report titled ‘Violence and Harassment against Women and Men in the World of Work: Trade Union Perspectives and Action’. Read more...


11 March 2017 12:14

Anjali, a 35-year-old widow working in the construction sector from a young age is based in Tamil Nadu, the Southern State of India.Read more...


08 March 2017 13:00

Discrimination against women has become the order of the day in so many work places globally. Women are subjected to abuses of various kinds either directly or indirectly and this has to stop by making our voices heard. Read more...


07 March 2017 12:43

In celebration of this year’s International Women’s Day, the BWI is highlighting one of the most persistent human right violations in our contemporary world: Gender-based-violence (GBV).Read more...


23 January 2017 14:55

The Building Construction Civil Engineering and Allied Workers Union (BCCEAWU) of Malawi held its fifth quadrennial congress on 8 January 2017 in the city of Blantyre. This is the first time in the history of BCCEAWU that a female president is elected. Read more...


25 November 2016 15:01

In light of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, BWI recognizes the challenges that women face at the workplaceRead more...


14 November 2016 09:10

The Energy Workers Union of Zimbabwe (ZEWU) a BWI affiliate in Southern Africa held its 4th women’s conference in the tourist resort town of Kariba from 21-22 October 2016. Read more...