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18 April 2016 13:58

International Women's Day - South Africa CEPPWAWU Women Leaders are crucial contributors

Women are crucial contributors to peace and development in all countries yet they are virtually absent in peace talks and negotiations. Read more...


18 April 2016 13:54

My name is Rekha Bhujel from the Central Union of Painters, Plumbers, Electro and Construction Workers (CUPPEC), NepalRead more...


18 April 2016 13:52

On behalf of Construction and Building Materials Workers Union of Ukraine I am sending you greetings for the International Women’s Day.
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18 April 2016 13:50

On International Women’s Day: End violence against all women, regardless of migration status




This International Women’s Day, March 8th, is celebrated during a period of intense global movement of migrants and refugees — and corresponding levels of racial and xenophobic hostility as well as inspiring acts of generous humanity.
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18 April 2016 13:46

"We are convinced that trade unions can organise women into trade unions, promote women to leadership positions and empower women to fight for a gender fair society where the work of women and men are equally valued," says Ambet Yuson, general secretary of the BWI. Read more...


18 April 2016 13:39

“Working as a welder in a construction company where the majority of workers are men is a big challenge for me,” said Melody Lavarez, Chair of the Pinay Tradeswomen.

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18 April 2016 13:34

In the frame of the SEE unions' campaign, the BWI affiliate in Macedonia the Union of Civil Engineering, Industry and Planning, SGIP, organised its event “Skilled Women”.Read more...


18 April 2016 13:33

Amman the capital city of Jordan received on 13th September, 35 women and young workers from BWI Africa and Middle East affiliates for a capacity building session on Campaigning. Read more...


18 April 2016 13:32

Today, women workers in the BWI sectors throughout the world face enormous challenges. Women workers are often in precarious forms of work and are often paid less than their male counterparts with very little social benefits. Women workers face continuous sexual harassment and employment discrimination. Women workers have limited access to skills training and job advancement. In times of economic crisis, women workers are the first to be terminated.
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