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Unions in South Asia to intensify campaign for ratification C190

7 October, 2021Around 80 trade union leaders from South Asia attended a webinar to discuss gender based violence and harassment and to plan for a joint campaign.

Union adopts a decent work campaign strategy for organizing artisanal and small-scale miners in Ghana

16 September, 2021IndustriALL Global Union affiliate, the Ghana Mine Workers Union (GMWU), says one of the strategies to organize artisanal and small-scale miners (ASM) is to adopt an approach that seeks to formalize and promote a decent work agenda in the informal mining sector.

Uruguay: Yazaki workers file harassment complaint

13 August, 2021IndustriALL’s affiliate in Uruguay, UNTMRA, is accusing Japanese auto component maker Yazaki's quality officer of workplace harassment and violence.

Tanzanian union addresses gender-based violence in textile and garment factories

29 July, 2021A few months ago, when shop stewards from the IndustriALL Global Union affiliate, the Tanzania Union of Industrial and Commercial Workers (TUICO), visited the Sunflag Tanzania textile and garment factories, they were shocked by the cases they heard from workers of gender-based violence and harassment (GBVH).

Organizing along the battery supply chain

12 July, 2021Given the workers rights' violations and a low union density, coupled with an expected increase in battery demand in the next ten years, IndustriALL and affiliates have started developing a strategy for workers along the supply chain.

Malawi court rules in favour of compensation in sexual harassment case

24 June, 2021In a case that will embolden trade unions' campaign for the ratification of ILO Convention 190 on violence and harassment in the world of work, the Malawian High Court recently ruled in favour of compensation for sexual harassment and gender based violence at work.

Global unions launch toolkit in campaign to eradicate violence and harassment in the world of work

24 June, 2021As the International Labour Organization Convention 190 on violence and harassment in the world of work comes into force on 25 June 2021, global unions are launching a toolkit to support the Convention 190 (C190) and its Recommendation 206 (R206). The manual will provide thousands of unions around the world with critical tools for the fight to eradicate violence and harassment in the world of work.

Feminist Strike 2021 - Respect! Better pay! Better pensions!

15 June, 2021In February of this year, we celebrated the 50th anniversary of women’s right to vote and to stand for election at the federal level in Switzerland. Women were no longer second-class citizens. Fifty years later, we still have to mobilise to stop women being treated as second-class workers.

Indonesian women workers convince government to set up women’s protection houses at workplaces

10 June, 2021Indonesian women workers have successfully convinced the government to establish an additional 10 to 15 protection houses for women workers in key industrial zones.

Women miners confronting gender inequality together

28 May, 2021Confronting gender inequality and promoting a transformative agenda for women in the mining industry are some of the issues discussed at the IndustriALL’s first global network meeting for women in mining, which brought together 100 participants, mainly women miners, from 16 countries.