Gender Equality

05 March 2024 06:30

#WomenHoldTheLine: The story of Myanmar's Phyo Sandar Soe

 

This year's commemoration of International Women's Day on March 8th coincides with over three years of relentless resistance by the working people of Myanmar against military rule. Read more...


01 March 2024 06:08

The Building and Wood Workers’ International (BWI) will mark International Women’s Day with the theme “Hold the Line: Women Fighting for Democracy”
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12 December 2023 01:25

In a historic move towards protecting Filipino workers from gender-based violence and harassment in workplaces, the Philippine Senate ratified the International Labour Organization (ILO) Convention No. 190 on 11 December.Read more...


27 November 2023 15:46

Africa contributes minimally to greenhouse gas emissions causing climate change, yet key development sectors suffer significant losses due to climate change. Vulnerability to climate change in Africa is complex, influenced by socioeconomic, political, and environmental factors.
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27 November 2023 10:46

BWI convened the Asia Pacific edition of its Global Organizing Academy (GOA) on 26-27 November 2023 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Read more...


27 November 2023 10:12

Since 2019, the Building and Wood Workers' International (BWI) and its affiliates worldwide have been consistently advocating for the ratification of the International Labour Organization (ILO) Convention No 190, which addresses violence and harassment in the world of work. Read more...


25 November 2023 01:36

On 25 November, women around the world will mark the International Day for the Elimination Violence against Women and start the 16 days of activism campaign against gender-based violence.Read more...


15 November 2023 08:34

The Building and Wood Workers International (BWI) and its affiliates in the Philippines have applauded Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr.'s recent endorsement of International Labour Organization (ILO) Convention No. 190 to the Senate of the Philippines, which they said is a critical step in tackling workplace violence and harassment. Read more...


15 November 2023 04:30

During the BWI & 3F online Women’s Leadership Development Workshop held on 30-31 October, 22 women trade union leaders, including 9 youth participants, underwent training on diverse leadership styles and principles. Read more...