March 2015

Répondre à ces questions, c'est à nous toutes de le faire!

March 12, 2015

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

Voici le genre de question que nous devrions toutes prendre le temps de répondre avec sincérité.

Les réponses qui en découlerons nous permettront de faire des changement dans nos vie et dans notre entourage.

Teacher migration - Asia-Pacific region of Education International

March 13, 2015

Education International Regional Asia-Pacific Coordinator Pathma Krishnan talks about teacher migration. Interview was conducted by Jill Christianson, Senior Professional in International Relations with the National Education Association. Interview was conducted in New York during the 59th session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women

India contract teachers

March 13, 2015

Indian teacher leader Rama Devi Thatinasamy talks about her country's contracting out teachers and its impact on her as a teacher. Interview was conducted by Jill Christianson, Senior Professional in International Relations with the National Education Association. Interview was conducted in New York during the 59th session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women.

Why unions at the CSW? Barb Byers explains

March 13, 2015

by Adriane Paavo, United Steelworkers and a member of the Canadian Labour Congress delegation

Canada and Sweden: Stark Differences in Approaches to Women’s Empowerment

March 14, 2015

By Tara Peel, Manitoba Federation of Labour and Canadian Labour Congress Delegate

L’inégalité des genres et les changements climatiques : comment aborder une double injustice

March 14, 2015

Par Danièle Marchand, Syndicat de professionnelles et de professionnels du gouvernement du Québec (SPGQ)

Lack of voice into process prompts silent protest in front of UN

March 16, 2015

On Friday, March 13th, women gathered peacefully and quietly at 1 p.m. in front of the UN entrance. They were there to show their concerned that the Political Declaration of the UNCSW59 was discussed without the participation of most women's organizations, trade unions and other civil society, thereby undermining the principle of transparency.

 

Reflecting on the first week of the CSW59

March 16, 2015

By Michelle Gawronsky, Manitoba Government and General Employees Union

As I sit in the airport waiting for my flight to take me back to my family, my work...life as I know it, I think about all stories shared this past week at the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women. 

Marking the 50th anniversary of Selma

March 16, 2015

One of the American CSW59 delegates, IAM General Vice-President Diane Babineaux (who has been "adopted" by Canadians for several years now), was late to join the delegates in New York this year for a very solid reason. 

Une enseignante raconte la 59e session à ses élèves

March 16, 2015

Arianne Cloutier, membre du comité exécutif provincial de la Manitoba Teachers' Society est venue à New York pour participer aux sessions parallèles de la 59e session de la Commission. Durant ses trajets, elle a capté et partagé ses photos et ses images avec ses élèves de 2e année, à Winnipeg, Manitoba.