Gender Equality

30 November 2021 10:55

BWI releases 2020 Report on 16 Days Campaign vs. Violence against Women

 

BWI released today its report on the 16 Days Campaign for Trade Union Activism on Violence Against Women, which it has undertaken in 2020. Read more...


29 November 2021 04:53

My name is Mpume Nkosi. I am a machine operator at Detpak in South Africa. I represent the CEPPWAWU where I am a shop steward, a young workers’ coordinator and member of the gender committee. I am 30 years old and a mother of three. I enjoy reading and helping other people.Read more...


09 November 2021 05:48

On 25 October, women workers in trades from Pan European countries, North America, Australia, Africa-MENA and Latin America shared their experiences and stories of struggle in an ‘Interregional exchange” organised by BWI.

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04 November 2021 10:26

The European Regional Women’s Committee (ERWC) held its annual stator meeting online on 26 October and extracted valuable lessons on how women workers can respond to the pandemic.
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04 November 2021 08:42

40 trade union leaders, led by the BWI-affiliated Químicos ABC in Brazil, successfully finished an LGBTIQA+ and workers' rights workshop, as part of their efforts to promote gender equality and inclusion within trade unions. Read more...


01 November 2021 03:19

The Confederation of Turkish Trade Unions (TURK-IS) took part in a forum that brought together the government and employers’ organisations last 14 October and underscored the need to address the widening gap between the employment rates of men and women workers.
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20 October 2021 12:49

My name is Dalila Seesahaye. Similar to many women trade unionists, I aspire for an equal and better future for myself and my family. I yearn for a future where women workers are not discriminated against and enjoy decent work and living wages regardless of their gender. Read more...


18 October 2021 06:12

Women trade union leaders of BWI in the Latin America and the Caribbean held its 14th Regional Women Committee (RWC) Meeting on 16 September where they reported on the output of their numerous initiatives and engagements in the region. Read more...