Gender Equality

08 March 2022 13:38

BWI 2022 women workers’ calendar highlights struggle for gender equality

 

As part of its week-long celebration for this year’s International Women’s Day, BWI released its “2022 women workers’ calendar” to highlight the women workers’ different and inspiring stories of struggles and triumph in the global campaign to end gender-based violence and for gender equality.
Read more...


08 March 2022 13:17

The BWI-affiliated Central Union of Painters, Plumbers and Electro and Construction Workers’ Union (CUPPEC) in Nepal made history by electing its first woman president a day before the celebration of International Women’s Day.
Read more...


08 March 2022 06:42

The Building and Woodworkers’ International (BWI) marks this year’s celebration of the International Women’s Day by drawing attention to the plight of women workers, especially those caught in the middle of multiple crises and conflictsRead more...


07 March 2022 09:14

Woman trade unionist and BWI European Women’s Committee Vice Chair Ivana Dimitrova said that women construction workers must not allow their agenda and interests be dismissed, rendering them invisible in the industry. Read more...


07 March 2022 08:32

Zimbabwe’s women trade unionists and workers join BWI in its week-long campaign to mark this year’s International Women’s Day. Read more...


22 February 2022 13:33

I am Carl Siegel. I am a lawyer serving as the general counsel of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW) and its Woodworker Division for the last 18 years. IRead more...


11 February 2022 10:05

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...