Gender Equality

12 December 2023 01:25

Philippines leads Asia in protecting workers from violence, ratifies ILO Convention 190

 

In a historic move towards protecting Filipino workers from gender-based violence and harassment in workplaces, the Philippine Senate ratified the International Labour Organization (ILO) Convention No. 190 on 11 December.Read more...


27 November 2023 15:46

Africa contributes minimally to greenhouse gas emissions causing climate change, yet key development sectors suffer significant losses due to climate change. Vulnerability to climate change in Africa is complex, influenced by socioeconomic, political, and environmental factors.
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27 November 2023 10:46

BWI convened the Asia Pacific edition of its Global Organizing Academy (GOA) on 26-27 November 2023 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Read more...


27 November 2023 10:12

Since 2019, the Building and Wood Workers' International (BWI) and its affiliates worldwide have been consistently advocating for the ratification of the International Labour Organization (ILO) Convention No 190, which addresses violence and harassment in the world of work. Read more...


25 November 2023 01:36

On 25 November, women around the world will mark the International Day for the Elimination Violence against Women and start the 16 days of activism campaign against gender-based violence.Read more...


15 November 2023 08:34

The Building and Wood Workers International (BWI) and its affiliates in the Philippines have applauded Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr.'s recent endorsement of International Labour Organization (ILO) Convention No. 190 to the Senate of the Philippines, which they said is a critical step in tackling workplace violence and harassment. Read more...


15 November 2023 04:30

During the BWI & 3F online Women’s Leadership Development Workshop held on 30-31 October, 22 women trade union leaders, including 9 youth participants, underwent training on diverse leadership styles and principles. Read more...


28 September 2023 15:58

Global unions and their affiliates in the Philippines on 27 September called on the administration of President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. to join the growing list of Read more...


22 September 2023 07:37

BWI southern Africa affiliates in the construction sector from Mauritius met online on 11-12 September and discussed “critical intersections” between the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Convention No. 190 on Violence and Harassment in Workplaces and climate change. Read more...