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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September 19, 2014

Here’s why the unions are mobilising for climate action this sunday by Sharan Burrow

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

September 17, 2014

The Peoples Climate March heats up the fall

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.

September 15, 2014

Chronicle of a death foretold: Edwin Chota dies denouncing illegal logging

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

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UK Unions4climate

By Frances O’Grady, TUC General Secretary

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