Gender Equality

18 January 2021 06:01

BMKQ leads fight for women empowerment in Qatar

 

Women members of the for Bayanihan ng mga Manggagawa sa Konstruksyon ng  Qatar (BMKQ) are paving the way for gender equality among migrant workers in the Middle East.
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17 December 2020 04:40

BWI affiliates in Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Moldova and Russia led the 16 Days of Trade Union Activism on Violence against Women in Eastern Europe and Central Asia amidst increasing gender-based violence and gender pay gap in the region.
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14 December 2020 06:39

Cambodian workers employed in 10 brick kiln factories in the country joined BWI’s 16 Days of Trade Union Activism on Violence against Women (VAW). Read more...


14 December 2020 03:31

Describing the increasing violence against women as COVID-19’s “second wave,” BWI Africa and Middle East capped its 16-Day campaign against gender-based violence with a regional webinar held on 8 December. Read more...


11 December 2020 15:00

BWI concluded its 16 Days of Trade Union Activism on Violence against Women on a high note by holding a global webinar on ways to build a gender-equal world on 10 December, which was also coincided with the International celebration of human rights day.
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10 December 2020 08:06

BWI congratulates Namibia for heeding the call of workers worldwide by ratifying the International Labour Organization’s (ILO) Convention 190 on Eliminating Violence and Harassment in the World of Work. Read more...


10 December 2020 05:50

BWI affiliates from India, Nepal and Bangladesh attended a South Asia webinar on trade union responses to violence against women (VAW) on 8 December as part of the global 16 Days of activism for the elimination of all forms of gender-based violence. Read more...


09 December 2020 07:46

As part of BWI's 16 Days of Trade Unionism vs. Violence against Women, here is a short video from our affiliates in Africa showcasing their diverse initiatives in campaigning for gender equality and the ratification of ILO Convention 190. Read more...


08 December 2020 14:33

Last 26 November, the Bustamante Industrial Trade Union (BITU), a BWI affiliate in Jamaica, held a successful multi-stakeholder online forum on Gender-based Violence (GBV) and the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Convention 190 on the Violence and Harassment in the world of work.Read more...