Rights

29 November 2020 07:52

Myanmar’s construction union optimistic on organising possibilities

 

BWFM, BWI’s affiliate in Myanmar, expressed optimism regarding its organising work among construction workers. Read more...


29 November 2020 06:22

BWI’s European Regional Women’s Committee joined the 16 days global campaign for the elimination of violence against women by holding a forum on gender-based violence. Read more...


27 November 2020 23:55

On the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on 25 November and the 16 days of activism on violence against women, the Histadrut (via its women's movement Na'amat) launched a campaign called "Recognising the Signs" at the workplaces. Read more...


27 November 2020 12:41

India’s Constitution Day on 26 November was met by a nationwide strike participated by millions of workers from different states to protest the government’s anti-labour reforms. The protest, led by the Joint Forum of Ten Central Trade Unions, was the fourth nationwide strike launched by workers this year to oppose the government’s decision to amend the country’s four (4) labour codes.
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27 November 2020 05:26

BWI and the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) on 4 November conducted a gender training which was participated by women trade unionists from Argentina, the Dominican Republic and Panama.
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26 November 2020 14:43

Combining electronic, social media and traditional face-to-face interactions, BWI in partnership with the Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs (MADLSA), the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy (SC), and various solidarity support partners held a successful two-day Global Sports Conference on labour rights and the 2022 FIFA World Cup last 23 and 24 of November.
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26 November 2020 03:35

Latin American and the Caribbean women trade union leaders from at least nine (9) countries joined the campaign against gender-based violence (GBV) and ratification of ILO Convention 190 as part of the “16 Days Trade Union Activism on Violence against Women,” which started on 25 November and conclude on 10 December, the International Human Rights Day. Read more...


25 November 2020 15:25

As trade unions worldwide mark the start of the 16 Days of Activism on Violence Against Women on 25 November, Argentina’s recent ratification of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Convention No. 190 energises this year’s campaign against gender-based violence. Read more...


25 November 2020 08:12

BWI, together with Australian affiliate, the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU), invite unions across the globe to participate in the adaptation of artwork and messages for trade union activism on violence against women. Read more...