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23 September 2021 05:31

#WomenSpeak: Gender equality demands the unions’ hard work

 

Gender equality requires a lot of hard work on the part of trade unionsWeiterlesen...


21 September 2021 09:11

In its effort to strengthen efforts to promote gender quality in the construction industry, BWI launched its Women in Trades Global Research Report to promote women’s access to skills trainings and secure their employment in the industry.
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14 September 2021 13:07

Mit 150 Teilnehmern aus der Region Asien/Pazifik und dem Nahen Osten war der von der BHI organisierte Austausch für Frauen in handwerklichen Berufen ein voller Erfolg; der Austausch fand im Rahmen der BHI-Kampagne „Women in Trades“ (etwa: Frauen in handwerklichen Berufen) statt.Weiterlesen...


30 August 2021 05:17

The BWI Africa and Middle East strengthened its Regional Women’s Committee (RWC) by electing a new set of leaders and adopting key policy recommendations and action plans leading to the global union’s conference in the region and 5th Congress in 2022 in Madrid.Weiterlesen...


03 August 2021 05:55

My name is Rita Assis. I have been a woodworker for 38 years now. I have always believed in the role of trade unions to shape better working conditions. This is why I joined union mobilisations and struggles to demand improvements for our sector. I became a member of SOMSJOP on 12 December 1994, when I was working in a lumber company. In 1999, I was elected as Union Deputy Director, and in 2001, as Finance Secretary. Currently, I have the honour of occupying the presidency of the union.Weiterlesen...


19 July 2021 09:00

My name is Nancy Estepa. I have been a worker in Colombia’s cement industry for approximately 15 years. I have been a union leader for two years now.
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05 July 2021 07:04

Last 24 June, more than 180 women workers in BWI’s construction and building materials sectors gathered online to share their experiences and challenges in organising women in trades.
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02 July 2021 11:05

The Building and Woodworkers’ International (BWI) welcomed Mauritius’ ratification of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Convention No. 190 on Violence and Harassment in the World of Work on 1 July.
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30 June 2021 11:45

As part of the global celebration regarding the entry into force of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Convention No. 190 on the violence and harassment in the world of work, BWI and its fellow global unions and federations launched a “Training of  Trainers” toolkit to fully integrate the instrument, as well as ILO Recommendation 206 to trade unions’ various work.
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