Rights

15 April 2019 06:44

Trade Unions in South Korea for Ratification of ILO Core Conventions

Participants of the Child Labour Marathon

13 April: Today the Korean Construction Workers’ Union (KCWU) affiliated to the Korean Federation of Construction Industry Trade Unions (KFCITU) held a rally demanding the government guarantee construction workers basic labor rights in front of Namdaemun on April 13th. Then they marched to join more than 20,000 at the main rally organized by its national center, the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU). The key demands of the main rally included ratify ILO core convention including conventions 87 and 98; amend Article 2 of the Labour Union Act; and guarantee specially-employed workers such as self-employed, contractor, and “misclassified” workers basic labor rights.”Read more...


05 April 2019 19:44

On 4 April 2019 BWI affiliates---UOCRA, UECARA, FOCRA, and USIMRA---in Argentina joined trade unions in other sectors marched to protest against adjustment policies of Mauricio Macri’s government.Read more...


21 March 2019 19:48

Under the banner of “Stop Gender-Based Violence in the Workplace: Causes and Consequences” BWI affiliates in European Regional Women’s Committee Group 6 (Albania, Bosnia Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Macedonia, Montenegro, Moldova, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, and Slovenia) met at Hotel Granit-Ohrid from 16-17 March to discuss the implementation of BWI’s campaign to stop Gender-Based Violence as part of BWI’s global convergence number 4.Read more...


17 March 2019 10:34

The members of the Korean Federation of Construction Industry Trade Union (KFCITU) of South Korea led by Kim Kyung Shin, Chair of the BWI Asia Pacific Regional Women’s Committee and member of the BWI World Board participated in the 2019 International Women’s Day mobilization organized by KFCITU’s national center, the Korean Construction Trade Unions.Read more...


11 March 2019 06:09

In celebration of 2019 International Women’s Day, BWI will showcase a series of #Herstories by women trade union members and activists fighting against gender-based violence and campaigning for gender equality.Read more...


08 March 2019 08:02

Mirjana Subasa from CroatiaRead more...


08 March 2019 07:50

Na'amat, the Histadrut women's movement, produced a video highlighting the fight to combat harassment and violence against women in the workplace and society.Read more...


07 March 2019 20:05

Message from PSWU Ghana on IWD 2019Read more...


07 March 2019 16:57

Video interview with Isabelle Kapinga FTBB-CDT R D CongoRead more...