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.
From the streets of New York to the boulevards of Paris, working people, their families and their unions will turn out on Sunday 21 September for climate action.
Read the complete article in Equaltimes
Do we want results? Do we want more action? Then we must take to the streets to make our demand heard. The peoples’ climate march is calling for global action on 21st and 22nd September.
Edwin helped us to understand the problems of forest protection in the Peruvian Amazon through the seminars Sustainlabour organized in Peru over the past few months. We mourn his death and demand justice