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Women at work: The gender gap isn’t closing fast enough

16 March, 2016A groundbreaking study released by the International Labour Organization (ILO) into gender equality at work makes for disappointing reading.

IndustriALL Women’s Committee continue campaign to end violence

26 April, 2018IndustriALL Global Union’s Women’s Committee met in Geneva on 25 April to discuss the goal of 40 per cent women’s representation and the campaign to stop violence against women in the workplace.

INTERVIEW: Marie Nilsson

25 April, 2018Elected in May last year, Marie Nilsson is president of Swedish industrial workers’ union IF Metall, a union with a predominately male membership. In October 2017, the #MeToo movement, highlighting sexual harassment against women, started to gain momentum, and the response in Sweden was huge, with some analysts comparing the movement to when women acheived the right to vote.

IndustriALL celebrates 5 years

20 June, 2017Five years since its founding Congress in Copenhagen, IndustriALL Global Union has kept its promise to be a campaigning organization becoming a powerful force in fighting for workers’ rights and social justice worldwide. 

India - IndustriALL affiliates share organizing strategies

6 December, 2016IndustriALL South Asia office held a series of events in November 2016 to build union organizing initiatives and inform women trade union leaders on legal processes related to sexual harassment at the workplace. 

Millions march against violence against women in India

22 January, 2013In a historical protest against sexual violence against women hundreds of thousands of angry women and men spontaneously gathered in the streets in India, following the brutal 16 December gang rape and murder of a 23 year old student in Delhi.

Trade unions are battling in New York for the status of women

7 March, 2013Union women from around the world are gathered in New York for the United Nations’ 57th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW57), starting on 4 March 2013.

Sintraelecol Women Develop Leadership Skills

18 July, 2013From 25 to 27 June 2013 a national seminar called “For a Better World” was held in Manizales, Colombia.

ILO launch project to reduce trafficking of girls and women

18 July, 2013On 15 July the ILO launched a new project called “Work in Freedom” to provide women migrant workers from South Asia with a more secure future.

IndustriAll, IUF and Unilever create gender equality working group

9 October, 2013IndustriAll, IUF and Unilever have set up a gender equality working group which spans two continents, working on the basis of video conferencing to start with.