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The fight for ratification of C190 must continue

20 June, 2024June marks five years since the adoption of the International Labour Organization’s Convention (ILO C190) to end violence and harassment in the workplace. This landmark Convention presents a significant opportunity for unions to advance their fight against gender-based violence, and IndustriALL and its affiliates are campaigning vigorously for its ratification.

IDAHOBIT: No comrade left behind

17 May, 2024STATEMENT CGU: The International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT), celebrated on 17 May, is an opportunity for the trade union movement across the globe to (re)affirm our commitment to solidarity with LGBTI+ people and communities increasingly under siege. No comrade should be left behind in our fight for equality, justice and freedom for all. 

Uniting for justice for ALL workers

16 May, 2024As we approach the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT), IndustriALL is taking the opportunity to put the spotlight on a valuable resource, published in January, created for unions to support LGBTI workers. 

Namibian unions fight for gender equality

13 March, 2024Namibian unions say that in Africa it is out of the ordinary to find a gender equality activist at national government’s top level. But when that happens, it provides greater opportunities for unions to engage with government in their fight for gender equality and women workers’ rights.

#NoExcuse

7 March, 2024In November 2023, IndustriALL Global Union's Executive Committee endorsed a new policy on gender-based violence and harassment (GBVH), misogyny and sexism. This initiative reflects the commitment, as stated in IndustriALL’s 2021 Congress, to uphold a zero-tolerance stance on GBVH and any violation of human and women's rights within its operations and associated activities.

Reviving IndustriALL Cambodia women’s committee

22 February, 2024On 20 February, the IndustriALL Cambodia womens’ committee announced plans to boost their efforts to fight for women's rights now that the Covid-19 pandemic is winding down.

IndustriALL calls for proactive prevention to eliminate violence against women

24 November, 2023On this 25 november, the International day for the Elimination of Violence against women, IndustriALL calls for proactive prevention against gender-based violence and harassment (GBVH).

Mining unions prioritize building power along critical minerals supply chains

30 October, 2023The IndustriALL mining sector conducted a three-day-round of global meetings elaborating the main agenda items surrounding the industry. The last meeting on 26 October 2023 gave a particular strategic attention to critical raw materials as they are at the front edge of the energy transition with opportunities and challenges to workers and their unions.  

Unions demand African Union include labour provisions in business and human rights policy

13 September, 2023Inclusion of ILO fundamental rights, decent work, Convention 190, informal economy workers, corruption and the creation of social dialogue spaces are some of the provisions which trade unions want included in the policy. 

Youth and women leaders in Nepal and Bangladesh resolve to fight GBVH

5 September, 2023In August, IndustriALL organized a series of workshops with youth and women union leaders in Bangladesh and Nepal as part of the South Asia building inclusive unions project.