March 8, 2012

As women we are not resigned to being frozen in time

March 8 is International Women´s Day. Our fight for rights, for social justice and more sustainable egalitarian societies continues - a fight that regretfully remains difficult.

We are not resigned to women being “frozen in time”. Unfortunately the gender pay gap has remained at the same level over the past 10 years. On average women are paid 18% less than their male counterparts. A new report published by the ITUC examines this, read it here.

The important role that women could play in the emerging green economy should not be ignored nor should the importance of ensuring women’s access to green jobs. Have a look at our interesting report on Women Workers and Green Jobs here.

 

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June 25, 2015

A just transition for all: Can the past inform the future?

A new issue of the International Journal of Labour Research revisits some sectoral transitions occurred in the past in the light of  the International Labour Conference Conclusions 2013.

June 11, 2015

World’s citizens ahead of leaders on climate change

From the International Union Confederation

Governments around the world are lagging behind urgent demands to address climate change, with people voicing overwhelming support – particularly in developing countries – for immediate action, the latest ITUC poll revealed.

May 6, 2015

Paraquat too big a risk to life and health

The IUF has produced with Pesticides Action Network (PAN) and the Swiss-based NGO, Berne Declaration, a report on the use of paraquat in India.  

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Sharan Burrow. ITUC SG

If you expose us, we'll expose you. A excellent article on chemical risks for workers on the occasion of International Workers Memorial Day, 28 of April. 

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