March 2012

Empowering Women Politically to Eradicate Poverty

March 2, 2012

The room was filled to capacity to hear the four women speakers talk about the following:

Travailleurs domestiques - 12 ratifications en 2012

March 2, 2012

Vendredi matin a New York, les consoeurs ont un message:

"Joignez-vous à notre campagne pour les droits et la protection des travailleurs domestiques

Reporter: Cindi Foreman CUPW-STTP

 

ITUC campaign "12 by 12" for domestic workers

March 2, 2012

Friday morning in New York City and trade union sisters have a message:

Join our campaign for rights and protection for domestic workers

Reporter: Cindi Foreman CUPW-STTP

Plusieurs pays abordent les questions relatives aux GLBT

March 2, 2012

Dans le cadre des activités de la 56e session de la Commission de la condition de la femme des Nations Unies, Gisèle Pageau a participé à une session portant sur la violence contre les gais, lesbiennes, bisexuels et transgenres (GLBT) fondée sur des préjudices, commanditée par les gouvernements de l’Argentine, du Botswana, des Pays‑Bas, de la Norvège, de l’Afrique du Sud et du Royaume-Uni.

Women in Politics/Les femmes en politique

March 2, 2012

This panel was organized by the Inter-Parliamentary Union and focused on women information and communications technology (ICT) is affecting women's engagement in politics.

Engaging Young Women and Men in Advancing Gender Equality

March 2, 2012

This session included delegates from Denmark, Ireland, Portugal and Belgium. The topic was focused on how each country was adopting policies that would make it more possible for gender equality in that country.

The economic crisis and women: trade unions have to wake up from being sleeping lions!

March 2, 2012

During the parallel event "Follow that Money!", organized by the trade union delegationin concert with the Swedish Women's Lobby, the panelists gave a feminist analysis of the economic crisis and discussed ways to move forward for the women's movement and trade unions.