March 2013

United States Progress – Violence Against Women

March 5, 2013

By Princess Moss, Vice-President, National Education Association

At the NGO briefing of the United States Delegation, there was celebration by the government delegates and the NGO participants in the successful reauthorization of the US Violence Against Women Act in the US Congress last week. 

Religion, Culture and violence against women

March 5, 2013

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

Sponsored by the Women's Task Force at the Parliament of the Wolrd's Religions and Women of Spirit and Faith. Presentation by a three-woman panel: United Church Minister, Rabbi,  councellor in the Muslim community.

Invitation to March 7 session on "Investing in disaster preparedness, response and recovery"

March 5, 2013

Panel discussion + social hour 6:30-9:30pm
32BJ SEIU - 25 West 18th Street
5th Floor Conference Room
(between 5th & 6th Aves) New York, NY

Trade unionists, community leaders and United Nations agency and national delegation representatives are invited to

The International Campaign to Stop Rape and Gender Violence In Conflict

March 5, 2013

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

Organizations from around the world have united to work together on The International Campaign to Stop Rape and Gender Violence In Conflict. Speakers from USA, Congo, Burma and Egypt. Campaign was launched in May 2012. #csw57 #stoprapecmpgn

Proposed amendments to the #CSW57 Agreed conclusions

March 5, 2013

The trade union delegation proposes amendments to the agreed conclusions of the 57th session of the #CSW57. Please find them in the attached document.

Trade union priorities - where we stand on #CSW57

March 5, 2013

Four international Global Union Federations, represented by 85 delegates from around the world at this year’s CSW -- the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), Education International (EI), Public Services International (PSI) and UNIGlobal Union -- are advancing the following priorities to be included in the Agreed Conclusions for CSW 57.

Violence et Précarité: défis et solutions sur le lieu de travail

March 5, 2013

Événement parallel organisé par la CSI, EI et ISP, le 8 mars, de 8 h 30 à 10 h. 

Evento paralelo: violencia y precariedad en el lugar de trabajo: desafíos y respuestas.

March 5, 2013

8 de Marzo de 2013 | 8:30-10:00

En el siglo XXI, el desarrollo económico y social todavía no van de la mano. En todo el mundo, las mujeres realizan trabajos con menor remuneración y mayor precariedad que los hombres.

Violence against Women and HIV in Africa

March 5, 2013

By Elizabeth Dandy, Director of Equality, Canadian Union of Public Employees - Syndicat canadien de la fonction publique (CUPE-SCFP)