Gender Equality

16 September 2020 02:34

Gail Cartmail is new TUC President

 

BWI congratulates Gail Cartmail for being elected as President of the United Kingdom’s Trade Union Congress (TUC) Read more...


15 September 2020 10:01


In an effort to push back the rising tide of gender-based violence amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, BWI affiliates in the Latin American and the Caribbean region (LACR) launched a “Trade Union Activism against Gender-based Violence (GBV)” project in Brazil.
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27 August 2020 06:28

To mark Brick Family Month this August, the Union Workers of Bricks Industry of the Republic of Argentina (UOLRA) held an online meeting with women brick workers to discuss their present issues and present the efforts made by the union to advance gender equality.
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14 July 2020 10:39

True to its commitment to consistently provide an environment free of discrimination and harassment, BWI released its expanded policy against harassment and discrimination which covers a whole range of discrimination and harassment acts, as well as other unacceptable behaviour based on nationality, race or skin colour, sex, age, pregnancy, marital or relationship status, sexual orientation, gender identity, religious belief and political affiliation. Read more...


19 June 2020 08:27

45 trade union leaders and officials from the BWI affiliates in Pan Europe, including 27 European Regional Committee titular members and substitutes, members of the European Regional Women and Youth Committees, Pan European Presidium and observers agreed to intensify their campaign for the ratification of ILO’s Violence and Harassment Convention 190 and reject Ukraine’s proposed anti-union law.Read more...


08 June 2020 10:12

BWI Africa and Middle East held its first online Regional Women’s Committee (RWC) meeting on 4 June with 34 participants, including titular members and observers from all sub-regions.
The online meeting discussed the challenges posed by COVID-19 on women and actions taken to protect women’s rights and their jobs. It also discussed BWI’s policy on harassment and discrimination.
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08 June 2020 09:24

Histadrut launched a campaign TV ad to call for an end to violence against women at work and home and urge women to report cases of workplace and domestic violence and harassment. Read more...


16 March 2020 21:51

The Shashikala, Mobiliser, Construction Labour Union if Bihar State, India convened a mass rally on the occasion of International Women's Day. They called the union especially women members to lobby the Indian Government for ratification of ILO Convention 190.Read more...


16 March 2020 21:40

Smritee Lama, Member, Asia Pacific Regional Women's Committee from CUPPEC, Nepal extends greetings to trade union sisters and brothers on the occasion of IWD and urges Government of Nepal to ratify ILO Convention 190.Read more...