Gender Equality

Published on 20 March 2017 10:49

ALU women in the Philippines join BWI in calling for an end to violence against women

The Associated Labor Unions Committee on Women (ANCW) members gathered on 8 March 2017 in Diliman, Quezon City to commemorate the International Women’s Day with the theme, “Developing Women Trade Union Leadership in Responding to Gender-based Violence”. Read more...


Published on 13 March 2017 11:47

To mark the International Women’s Day and strengthen women workers participation in the trade union movement, a number of BWI affiliated unions carried out events on 8th March 2017. Read more...


Published on 12 March 2017 16:12

BWI contributed to the recently published ILO Report titled ‘Violence and Harassment against Women and Men in the World of Work: Trade Union Perspectives and Action’. Read more...


Published on 11 March 2017 12:14

Anjali, a 35-year-old widow working in the construction sector from a young age is based in Tamil Nadu, the Southern State of India. Read more...


Published on 10 March 2017 12:44

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Published on 08 March 2017 13:00

Discrimination against women has become the order of the day in so many work places globally. Women are subjected to abuses of various kinds either directly or indirectly and this has to stop by making our voices heard. Read more...


Published on 07 March 2017 12:43

In celebration of this year’s International Women’s Day, the BWI is highlighting one of the most persistent human right violations in our contemporary world: Gender-based-violence (GBV). Read more...


Published on 23 January 2017 14:55

The Building Construction Civil Engineering and Allied Workers Union (BCCEAWU) of Malawi held its fifth quadrennial congress on 8 January 2017 in the city of Blantyre. This is the first time in the history of BCCEAWU that a female president is elected. Read more...


Published on 25 November 2016 15:01

In light of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, BWI recognizes the challenges that women face at the workplace Read more...