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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.

UMT women condemn violence in Morocco

29 January, 2014On 18 January 2014 UMT Morocco held a women’s school in Casablanca entitled Violence against Women in the Workplace – A serious Violation of Working Women’s Rights. Women from civil society associations also participated in the event to strengthen the links between the union and the Democratic Association of Moroccan Women.

IndustriALL women set priorities for action

27 April, 2017The IndustriALL Women’s Committee met in Geneva, Switzerland, on 26 April, setting an action plan for the immediate future. 

Women’s issues are union issues

18 July, 2017Following debates about the urgent need to increase women’s representation in unions during the IndustriALL Women’s Committee in Geneva in April, a workshop was held in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Women organizers and gender directors exchanged experiences and strategies to increase women’s representation and power in union structures.

Building women’s power in the Philippines

4 November, 2014The newly formed women’s committee of IndustriALL Global Union Philippine affiliates, the Women’s Unity Group has declared a proactive role and participation in policy and union decision-making structures at the global, regional, and at the national and workplace level.

14-second video considered act of public disorder in Belarus

19 May, 2016Eight women are accused of public disorder in Belarus after posting a 14-second video protest message on YouTube against raising the retirement age.

Women in Malaysia united in 40 per cent demand

6 July, 2016Women trade union leaders in Malaysia vowed to push for 40 per cent women representation in IndustriALL statutes ahead of the world Congress in Rio in October 2016. 

Sexual harassment of garment workers in India exposed

21 July, 2016Recent reports, including a television investigation, have revealed a pervasive culture of sexual harassment and stressful working conditions endured by workers in Indian garment factories in Gurgaon (now Gurugram) and Bangalore.

Philippines: women boost skills in bargaining

4 May, 2016Thirty-three women leaders from twelve IndustriALL affiliates in the Philippines completed a two-day workshop on Gender Equality in Collective Bargaining, held in San Mateo, Rizal from 25-26 April 2016. 

Violence against women: not in my union, not in my workplace

16 November, 2017Take the pledge and commit your union to fighting violence against women.