Rights

05 April 2021 10:44

Remembering Jin Sook Lee

 

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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05 April 2021 02:42

Kyrgystan’s trade unions continue to face state harassment and interference even in the middle of a raging pandemic. Read more...


05 April 2021 02:42

A court in Hong Kong convicted Lee Cheuk Yan, General Secretary of the Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions (HKCTU), and several others for organising and taking part in a democracy rally deemed illegal by the Chinese Special Administrative Region’s National Security Law.
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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...


29 March 2021 10:35

Philippine trade unions condemned the killing of another labour leader under the watch of President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration. 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...


23 March 2021 07:41

The future remains bleak to millions of migrant workers who were hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, a year after the global health crisis put an indefinite stop to migration.
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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...