March 2015

Women as key drivers of climate sustainability.

March 11, 2015

by Rian McLaughlin, Ontario Teachers' Federation

Sponsors:  UN Women and NGOs, Tzu Chi Foundation

Child Marriage = Slavery…Implications for Education and Development

March 11, 2015

By Jill Christianson, National Education Association and Education International delegate

“ I am angry that after 20 years, we are still calling this child marriage...700 million women today had sex without their consent and we call it marriage...we have failed to protect girls." 

Mass rejection of Uber women jobs plan

March 12, 2015

 UN WOMEN + UBER = A VISION for precarious work

Statement as delivered at UNCSW59

Reflections about women facing hardships in conflict zones

March 12, 2015

By Dianne Woloschuk, Canadian Teachers' Federation and Education International delegate

This is my third CSW.  Each time, I found the CSW to be a strong motivator for action on the rights of women, but also an occasion for serious reflection on our world as it is and on how we would wish it to be.

On the role of men, of governments and society to end VAW

March 12, 2015

By Michelle Gawronsky, Manitoba Government and General Employees' Unionand ITUC delegate

Parlons des responsibilités gouvernementales par rapport à la violence faite contre les femmes et les filles

March 12, 2015

Par Louise Michaud, Association Internationale des Machinistes et travailleurs, travailleuse de l'aérospatiale

Mercredi avant midi à la plénière de la 59e session de la commission sur le statut des femmes à l'ONU, les discussions portaient sur la violence contre les femmes et les filles.

Transforming Gender-Based Stereotypes in Women’s Leadership and Violence Against Women-a cultural and age diversity perspective

March 12, 2015

By Sheryl Burns, Canadian Union of Public Employees and ITUC Delegate to the UN Commission on the Status of Women

Reflecting on cyberbullying, challenges facing migrant women, digital world and more

March 12, 2015

By Michelle Gawronsky, Manitoba Government and General Employees' Union and ITUC delegate

National Action Plans (NAP’s) on Violence Against Women: A Mechanism for Sytemic Change

March 12, 2015

By Sheryl Burns, Canadian Union of Public Employees National, ITUC Delegate

Investir dans les femmes pour un monde meilleur

March 12, 2015

Par Louise Michaud, Association Internationale des Machinistes et travailleurs, travailleuse de l'aérospatiale

La marche pour l'égalité des sexes et les droits des femmes, à New York le 8 mars 2015, a été une expérience mémorable. L’ONU femme a préparé 13 bannières, des affiches, et des signes incitant l'égalité des sexes et les droits des femmes.