Gender Equality

20 April 2021 12:09

BWI Statement on the 16 days of Activism vs. Violence against Women

 

At the start of this year’s 16 Days of Activism on Violence against Women, I am speaking out on the hidden pandemic, the surge of violence against women during the COVID pandemic. As this has been predominantly domestic violence, this is a critical time to engage on the role that trade unions should play in the support of women who are victims of abuse as well as the prevention of violence against women by working with men to address prejudices, possessiveness and aggression. Read more...


20 April 2021 08:45

The Trade Union Federation of Republika Srpska (SSRS) pushed for the passage of a law to protect workers from harassment at work.
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18 April 2021 10:08

Building a gender-equal better future (GS Report 2021)Read more...


15 April 2021 12:11

International Women’s Day (GS Report 2021)Read more...


05 April 2021 10:44

On 7 April, it will be one full year since the untimely passing of our beloved Jin Sook Lee. A true and consistent champion of the working class and gender equality, Jin Sook lived a well-spent life dedicated to the building of a better world for all. We will always remember her as a trade union leader, women advocate, mother, wife and comrade.
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29 March 2021 12:29

I believe in and celebrate diversity and pluralism, especially among women workers. I also believe in gender equality. No worker, regardless of race, age, sexual orientation, gender expression and identity, must be deprived of her labour rights and treated unfairly and/or differently from others. This is the equal and better future that I want. Read more...


26 March 2021 04:25

The Civil Servants’ Union of Agriculture, Forestry, Husbandry and Environment Sectors (TARIM ORMAN-IS) celebrated this year’s International Women Month by giving voice to rural women workers in the forestry industry. Read more...


26 March 2021 03:26

25 BWI-affiliated trade unions in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) marked this year’s International Women's Month by demanding gender equality in their governments’ COVID-19 recovery efforts. The unions also called for more ratifications of International Labour Organisation (ILO) Convention No. 190 on Violence and Harassment at Workplaces.Read more...


22 March 2021 04:21

Over 30 BWI affiliates from different countries in the Pan-European region took action to celebrate this year’s International Women’s Month. Read more...