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Talking Threads podcast: Episode 1 - the women behind the label

8 March, 2022IndustriALL has launched a podcast about the global apparel industry, told by the workers employed within the sector and the people working to make the industry more responsible and ethical for the future.

Domestic violence and the role of trade unions explained

11 March, 2021Although domestic violence may originate in the home, it can spill over into the world of work. Domestic violence is also a health and safety issue, representing a risk for the health and safety of the victims/survivors, as well as their co-workers.

Historic march in Chile on International Women's Day

12 March, 2020Unions, feminist and migrant groups in Chile marked this year’s International Women’s Day with a mass march in Santiago, raising awareness of  inequality, gender based violence and pushing for a gender equality agenda.

IndustriALL calls for a strong ILO convention addressing gender-based violence

7 March, 2019Violence and harassment affect the lives of millions women workers on a daily basis. Yet there is still no law at the international level that sets a baseline for taking action to eradicate violence and harassment, including gender-based violence (GBV) and harassment, at work.

Radical change needed for gender equality at work

27 February, 2019Despite the many strategies put in place by unions and others over the years, the slow pace of change towards gender equality in the workplace shows that progress won’t happen by doing more of the same. Trade unions, governments and employers must be prepared to enforce a radical programme of action to get results.

Labour market: gender gap still widespread

18 July, 2017 In a recent ILO report, World Employment Social Outlook: Trends for women 2017, 70 per cent of the women would like to perform a paid job while more than 50 per cent of them remain out of the labour market.

Industrial Chile and the gender challenges of labour reform

8 March, 2017On the eve of the introduction of a labour reform aiming to increase the number of women in trade union leadership roles, 8 March has a special significance for IndustriALL’s affiliate, IndustriALL Chile-Constramet, in its fight for gender equity.

Get ready for International Women’s Day

28 February, 2017With 8 March less than two weeks away, IndustriALL Global Union affiliates are getting ready to celebrate International Women’s Day.

Equality and health at the workplace, now!

28 November, 2016At a recent regional conference, South East Asia women reaffirmed their commitment to push for the ratification of the ILO Convention on maternity protection.

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.