Gender Equality

05 April 2021 10:44

Remembering Jin Sook Lee

 

On 7 April, it will be one full year since the untimely passing of our beloved Jin Sook Lee. A true and consistent champion of the working class and gender equality, Jin Sook lived a well-spent life dedicated to the building of a better world for all. We will always remember her as a trade union leader, women advocate, mother, wife and comrade.
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29 March 2021 12:29

I believe in and celebrate diversity and pluralism, especially among women workers. I also believe in gender equality. No worker, regardless of race, age, sexual orientation, gender expression and identity, must be deprived of her labour rights and treated unfairly and/or differently from others. This is the equal and better future that I want. Read more...


26 March 2021 04:25

The Civil Servants’ Union of Agriculture, Forestry, Husbandry and Environment Sectors (TARIM ORMAN-IS) celebrated this year’s International Women Month by giving voice to rural women workers in the forestry industry. Read more...


26 March 2021 03:26

25 BWI-affiliated trade unions in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) marked this year’s International Women's Month by demanding gender equality in their governments’ COVID-19 recovery efforts. The unions also called for more ratifications of International Labour Organisation (ILO) Convention No. 190 on Violence and Harassment at Workplaces.Read more...


22 March 2021 04:21

Over 30 BWI affiliates from different countries in the Pan-European region took action to celebrate this year’s International Women’s Month. Read more...


19 March 2021 04:06

31 BWI affiliates from 20 countries in Africa and the Middle East marked this year’s International Women’s Month by holding various online and physical activities to demand gender equality amidst global efforts to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.Read more...


08 March 2021 13:08

As part of BWI’s celebration of this year's International Women’s Day, it issued a 2021 Women’s Calendar showcasing women trade unionists from different regions in the world and their struggle for women empowerment, workers’ rights and gender equality. Read more...


08 March 2021 05:14

On the occasion of International Women's Day, BWI General Secretary Ambet Yuson talked to Marta Pujadas, woman trade union leader from UOCRA, Argentina's construction trade union.
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08 March 2021 04:48

As BWI marks this year’s celebration of the International Women’s Month, it honours courageous women like Dora Cervantes who pushed the envelope to give women workers equal representation to top-level trade union leadership posts and key policy-making units, thereby assuring that their needs and interests will be considered in decision-making processes that affect the lives of women workers.Read more...