Gender Equality

11 February 2022 10:05

#WomenSpeak: Sharing care work

 

I am Wapenhensch Renate of IG BAU, Germany. I became a union member at the young age of 17.Read more...


10 February 2022 07:06

BWI is preparing a week-long campaign to mark this year’s International Women’s Day (IWD). The global union aims to highlight its affiliates’ achievements in campaigning for gender equality, particularly in its key four campaigns: value of women in work; ending gender-based violence, women in trades, and stopping macho culture. Read more...


09 February 2022 09:57

BWI condemned the misogynist manifestations made by Eduardo Bolsonaro, Deputy of National Congress, regarding the participation of women workers in the activities of Brazil’s construction and engineering industry.Read more...


08 February 2022 08:34

Peru on 31 January became the fourth country in Latin America and the Caribbean to ratify the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Convention No. 190 on Violence and Harassment in the world of work, and eleventh at the global level. With 110 votes, the Peruvian Congress ratified the Convention. The country joins Uruguay, Argentina and Ecuador in ratifying the international tool.
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19 January 2022 07:50

I am Ekaterina Kislova of the Russian Timber Workers’ Union (RTWU). A better and gender-equal future for me means freedom: the freedom to work in safe workplaces that ensure decent wages, the freedom to keep ourselves healthy and safe without sacrificing our wages and the freedom to enjoy and safeguard our rights as workers.Read more...


12 January 2022 06:26

The Turkish Union of Cement, Ceramic, Pottery and Glass Workers (CIMSE-IS) held its 8th Women Convention on 25-27 October 2021. Read more...


13 December 2021 09:16

Migrant women leaders dominated the new set officers of the Bayanihan ng Manggagawa sa Konstruksyon ng Qatar (BMKQ), an association of Filipino workers in the construction sector, which held its 6th General Assembly on 10 December at Doha, Qatar. Read more...


03 December 2021 11:42

Marking the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and the start of the 16 days of trade union activism against VAW, the Trade Union of Workers in Construction and Industry of Building Materials of Serbia organised a workshop, in partnership with BWI, on gender equality on 27 November in Kučevo, Serbia.Read more...


03 December 2021 04:35

Twenty (20) women welders on 29 November have earned their National Certification 1 (NC1) after completing a Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) Training in San Jose Del Monte, Bulacan, Philippines.

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