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"IndustriALL must lead in women’s representation"

24 June, 2014Trade union affiliates called on IndustriALL Global Union to take the lead in women’s representation at the Women’s Committee meeting in Geneva, Switzerland on 23 June 2014.

Three textile unions form women’s committee in Lesotho

1 October, 2014“I want to work in a safe place and have a good salary and enough rest.” This was the testimonial from one young woman who participated in the meeting in Maseru on 24 and 25 September 2014.

Arab women strengthen network to fight for rights

2 October, 2014On the eve of the Congress to found the Arab Trade Union Confederation ATUC, a new regional organization belonging to the ITUC, the Arab Women’s Network met in Amman on 27 and 28 September 2014. The meeting discussed ATUC gender policy and passed in review women’s rights in the Arab world.

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.

Women put issues at top of IndustriALL agenda

4 December, 2014Stopping violence against women and children should be integral to IndustriALL’s work, said Christine Olivier in her opening remarks to the Women’s Committee meeting in Tunis on 3 December.

IndustriALL Executive Committee in Tunis

8 December, 2014On 4 – 5 December, IndustriALL held its Executive Committee meeting in Tunis. The location was a show of support for Tunisia’s democratic development, in which trade unions have played an important part.

Unions celebrate women’s courage and determination

13 March, 2015On this International Women’s Day 2015 from Austria to Zimbabwe trade unions have gone out to celebrate women’s achievements and to make new demands.

IG Metall has 365 Women's Days a year

28 April, 2015This, together with "If you want the best, you can't do without women" was the slogan for IG Metall's 20th women's conference that ended on 21 April in Willingen, Germany. About 200 women met to discuss among other things their motions for the IG Metall Congress later in the year.

MENA: IndustriALL women create their regional network

30 April, 2015In the framework of the IndustriALL Global Union MENA conference on "Building Union Power through Organizing" some 15 women from Lebanon, Morocco, Tunisia, Iraq, Jordan and Egypt from the petrochemical, auto parts, oil and gas, and textile sectors met in Beirut to form a women’s regional network. 

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.