Rights

10 March 2022 03:48

Video: Building the foundations of a gender-equal future

 

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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08 March 2022 13:17

The BWI-affiliated Central Union of Painters, Plumbers and Electro and Construction Workers’ Union (CUPPEC) in Nepal made history by electing its first woman president a day before the celebration of International Women’s Day.
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08 March 2022 06:42

The Building and Woodworkers’ International (BWI) marks this year’s celebration of the International Women’s Day by drawing attention to the plight of women workers, especially those caught in the middle of multiple crises and conflictsRead more...


07 March 2022 09:14

Woman trade unionist and BWI European Women’s Committee Vice Chair Ivana Dimitrova said that women construction workers must not allow their agenda and interests be dismissed, rendering them invisible in the industry. Read more...


07 March 2022 08:32

Zimbabwe’s women trade unionists and workers join BWI in its week-long campaign to mark this year’s International Women’s Day. Read more...


01 March 2022 13:15

The BWI-affiliated Croatian Construction Union (SGH) started an extensive organising campaign focused on Turkish workers employed at the Križevci-Koprivnica railway project. Read more...