Rights

21 January 2021 10:46

Ecuador approves ILO Convention 190 ratification

 

On 17 January, the National Assembly of Ecuador, unanimously approved the ratification of International Labour Organization (ILO) Convention 190 on the Violence and Harassment in the World of Work. Read more...


21 January 2021 10:14

The Council of the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) decided not to hold the 2021 World Ice Hockey Championship (WCH) matches in Belarus after violent government crackdown on democracy protests.
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18 January 2021 06:01

Women members of the for Bayanihan ng mga Manggagawa sa Konstruksyon ng  Qatar (BMKQ) are paving the way for gender equality among migrant workers in the Middle East.
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14 January 2021 04:17

Malaysian trade unions have joined hands in opposing the suspension of the country’s parliament until August 2021 as part of a proclamation of national emergency to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more...


07 January 2021 12:44

BWI condemns in the strongest possible terms the arrest of Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions (HKCTU) Chairperson Carol Ng and at least 50 other democracy activists under Hong Kong’s national security law (NSL).Read more...


05 January 2021 11:38

Amidst the possible imposition of a new COVID-19 lockdown in Panama this January, the Union of Construction Workers of Panama (SUNTRACS) sustained its street protests and mobilisations calling on the government to respect trade union autonomy and the reabsorption to their jobs of workers who were suspended as a result of the pandemic. Read more...


18 December 2020 06:22

On International Migrants Day, IOE and BWI publish a joint statement on the essential role of migrant workers during the pandemic and the need to provide greater social protection to them in these uncertain times. Read more...


17 December 2020 04:40

BWI affiliates in Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Moldova and Russia led the 16 Days of Trade Union Activism on Violence against Women in Eastern Europe and Central Asia amidst increasing gender-based violence and gender pay gap in the region.
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17 December 2020 03:49

BWI asked the International Finance Corporation (IFC) on 15 December to explain the mass termination of 2,410 workers at the Karot Hydropower Project, a mega infrastructure project that it is financing in Pakistan. Read more...