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.
The best way to remeber him will be maintaining his legacy: continue the fight against exploitation, against discrimination, against inequality.
Livelihoods are a priority need for the 2.4 million vulnerable workers affected by Super Typhoon Haiyan. The Philippine government, with ILO support, has put in place Emergency Employment Programmes to help disaster-stricken families to begin rebuilding their lives, and reviving the economy, through decent jobs.
21 November was a day of protest and solidarity. Trade unions walked out from COP 19 in Poland just because we have a deep respect for this process
If you are not a fan of heat waves or hurricanes, or you would still like to show your children a map with an icy Arctic, you might be interested in a major report being released in Stockholm in a few hours.
In the Energy Agreement for Sustainable Growth [Energieakkoord voor duurzame groei], more than forty organisations have laid the basis for a robust, future-proof energy and climate policy enjoying broad support.