March 2013

Violence against women and girls and Militarism

March 4, 2013

by Maureen Weinberger, Vice President, Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario (ETFO)

Put on by the Centre for Women's Global Leadership, a panel of four women involved in various aspects of this work discussed a variety of issues:

Photos of trade union briefing and working groups

March 4, 2013

Check out photos taken at the trade union briefing on March 3 and meeting groups on March 4 - Voici quelques photos prises lors de la session de breffage, le dimanche 3 mars ainsi que des groupes de travail, le 4 mars.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/64787312@N05/

Opening of UNCSW 57

Opening Session of the 57th Session of the UNCSW at UN HQ

March 4, 2013

by Sandra Vermuyten, Public Services International

All eyes are upon us! The world wants action to end violence against women now! 6000 participants unite for the largest international meeting on ending violence against women ever!

Violence against women: strategies and partnerships

March 4, 2013

by Heather Smith, President of the New Brunswick Teachers' Association (NBTA)

European Union – Violence Against Women – Our Concern, Our Response

March 4, 2013

by Veronica Fernandez Mendez, UNI Global Union, I tweet at @veronicauni

Fighting Violence Against Women: Strategies and Partnerships

March 4, 2013

by Christina and Audra, UFCW and volunteers in support of UNI Global Union at the UNCSW57 

This session was hosted by the All India Women’s Conference and concentrated on giving detailed stories of how women can band together to protect each other against violence.

The Asia Girls Campaign

March 4, 2013

By Leticia Scrivens - CWA 1101 and Colleen Smith- CWA 1105, volunteering to support UNI Global Union at the UNCSW57 

Violence in Widowhood: Hidden and Unaddressed; How to Protect and Prevent

March 4, 2013

by Christina and Audra, UFCW, volunteering to support UNI Global Union at the UN CSW57

This session was hosted by Widows for Peace through Democracy UK and gave voice to the tragic situation violence against widows. 

Il manifesto della CGIL dell' 8 marzo 2013

March 5, 2013

Questo è il manifesto della CGIL dell' 8 marzo 2013 che parla della violenza sul corpo delle donne. La campagna è partita nel novembre 2012 per ricordare il 25/11 "giornata internazionale contro la violenza sulle donne" e invoca il RISPETTO del corpo femminile e contro le discriminazioni sessuali dentro e fuori i luoghi di lavoro.