Gender Equality

03 June 2021 13:38

Global unions to launch toolkit on ILO Convention 190

 

BWI and its fellow Global Unions announced that they will be launching a “Training of Trainers” toolkit on the International Labour Organization (ILO) Convention No.190 and Recommendation 206 on violence and harassment in the world of work on 25 June. Read more...


24 May 2021 13:55

An interview with Bishnu Maya Shrestha of the All Nepal Construction Workers’ Union (ANCWU).
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01 May 2021 05:24

My name is Teena Simpson. I am a builder labourer in Melbourne, Australia. I have been working in Construction for 18 eighteen years and I am an active rank and file member of the CFMEU – Construction Division. I am also the on-site designated first aider, COVID-19 Marshall and deputy union delegate.
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26 April 2021 08:10

BWI General Secretary Ambet Yuson reports on how trade unions have become "beacons of hope" amidst a global health crisis. He outlines BWI's call for safe and efficient vaccines for all workers, decent jobs and wages, and a sustainable, progressive and worker-responsive economic recovery program to not only to win the battle against COVID-19, but also win the war for a new and better world.Read more...


20 April 2021 12:09

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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