Gender Equality

03 December 2021 11:42

Serbian union joins 16 days of activism vs. VAW, commits to fight workplace mobbing

 

Marking the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and the start of the 16 days of trade union activism against VAW, the Trade Union of Workers in Construction and Industry of Building Materials of Serbia organised a workshop, in partnership with BWI, on gender equality on 27 November in Kučevo, Serbia.Read more...


03 December 2021 04:35

Twenty (20) women welders on 29 November have earned their National Certification 1 (NC1) after completing a Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) Training in San Jose Del Monte, Bulacan, Philippines.

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30 November 2021 10:55

BWI released today its report on the 16 Days Campaign for Trade Union Activism on Violence Against Women, which it has undertaken in 2020. Read more...


29 November 2021 04:53

My name is Mpume Nkosi. I am a machine operator at Detpak in South Africa. I represent the CEPPWAWU where I am a shop steward, a young workers’ coordinator and member of the gender committee. I am 30 years old and a mother of three. I enjoy reading and helping other people.Read more...


09 November 2021 05:48

On 25 October, women workers in trades from Pan European countries, North America, Australia, Africa-MENA and Latin America shared their experiences and stories of struggle in an ‘Interregional exchange” organised by BWI.

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04 November 2021 10:26

The European Regional Women’s Committee (ERWC) held its annual stator meeting online on 26 October and extracted valuable lessons on how women workers can respond to the pandemic.
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04 November 2021 08:42

40 trade union leaders, led by the BWI-affiliated Químicos ABC in Brazil, successfully finished an LGBTIQA+ and workers' rights workshop, as part of their efforts to promote gender equality and inclusion within trade unions. Read more...


01 November 2021 03:19

The Confederation of Turkish Trade Unions (TURK-IS) took part in a forum that brought together the government and employers’ organisations last 14 October and underscored the need to address the widening gap between the employment rates of men and women workers.
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