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11 March 2022 07:08

Video: More and more women joining construction

 

Anne-Françoise Lesceux, ACV-Bie Regional Secretary at ACV-Bie said that more and more women are working in Belgium’s construction industry. She said that women construction workers’ presence in the industry increased by 5.5 percent from 2015 up to 2019. Read more...


10 March 2022 11:17

Last 2 March, the BWI-affiliated General Union of Building and Wood Workers in Egypt (GTUBWW) held a successful General Assembly in Cairo which was attended by over 450 delegates representing workers from around the country. Read more...


10 March 2022 10:45

My name is Aline Cháves. I am 29 years old. I am the General Secretary of the Dourados Construction Workers Union in Brazil and the Second Vice President of the BWI Regional Women Committee for Latin America and the Caribbean.Read more...


10 March 2022 07:18

Marking this year’s International Women’s Month, Shandra Harriott, First Vice President of the BWI Regional Women Committee for Latin America and the Caribbean joins the call for trade unions to help build a gender-equal future. Read more...


10 March 2022 06:45

To celebrate this year’s International Women’s Day, BWI convened a global meeting of women trade union officials from affiliates on March 7 to look back on the enormous body of work on gender equality that has been done by BWI and affiliates since the BWI Congress in 2017. Read more...


10 March 2022 03:48

Fabiana Santos, President of BWI’s Regional Women Committee for Latin America and the Caribbean, calls on all women trade unionists and workers to join the fight for a gender-equal future on the occasion of this year’s International Women’s Month. Read more...


09 March 2022 15:50

BWI International Women's Committee Chair Rita Schiavi, on the occasion of this year's International Women's Month, discusses the need to look into the future of work and gender relations amidst the changing nature of work and worsening gender inequalities due to COVID-19 and authoritarian-inflicted conflicts. Read more...


09 March 2022 05:56

BWI joins the CFMEU in condemning CIMIC, Australia’s largest construction company, for reportedly underpaying hundreds of workers, subcontractors and banks in its troubled Middle East operations by more than USD 500 million. Read more...


08 March 2022 13:38

As part of its week-long celebration for this year’s International Women’s Day, BWI released its “2022 women workers’ calendar” to highlight the women workers’ different and inspiring stories of struggles and triumph in the global campaign to end gender-based violence and for gender equality.
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