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RELEASE MILAGRO SALA AND ALL POLITICAL PRISONERS IN JUJUY, ARGENTINA IMMEDIATELY!

March 18, 2017

We, delegates to the 61st Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women, hereby express our solidarity with Milagro Sala, arbitrarily incarcerated since January 2016 in Jujuy, Argentina, and also with the other prisoners Graciela López, Mirta Guerreros, Mirta Ayzama, Gladys Díaz, Alberto Cardozo and Javier Nievas, mem

LIBERTAD A MILAGRO SALA Y A L@S PRES@S POLÍTIC@S EN JUJUY, ARGENTINA, INMEDIATAMENTE!

March 18, 2017

 Las delegadas sindicales participantes en la 61va Sesión de la Comisión de Naciones Unidas sobre la Condición de la Mujer (CSW61) expresamos nuestra solidaridad con Milagro Sala, arbitrariamente encarcelada desde Enero de 2016 en Jujuy, Argentina, y también con las presas y los presos Graciela López, Mirta Guerreros, Mirta Ayzama, Gladys Díaz,

Hate Speech is NOT Free Speech Rally

March 24, 2017

When a bus fueled by hate showed up in front of the UN and Trump Tower on Thursday, March 23, members of the trade union delegation sprung into action and held a demonstration in front of it.

10:23 p.m., March 23 - From the basement of the UN building, on the couches outside CR4

March 24, 2017

By Vicky Smallman, Canadian Labour Congress

Censored Women's Film Festival

March 23, 2017

By Laurie Nancekivell, Ontario Public Service Employees' Union (Canada)

Intergenerational Leadership, The Gold Standard for Eradicating Gender Based Violence

March 23, 2017

By Christine Laverty

This session included a panel of three and was hosted by The Commonwealth Youth and Equality Network.  The session began with identifying some harrowing facts:

The Need for Movements to be Intergenerational & Intersectional

March 23, 2017

By Laura Thompson, Ontario Public Service Employees' Union (Canada)

Women, Faith and Economic Opportunity

March 23, 2017

By Laurie Nancekivell, OPSEU

Woman’s Empowerment: Sustainable Opportunities in the World of Work

March 23, 2017

By Chrisy Tremblay, OPSEU (Canada)

The session was chaired by Janet A. Sigal

Training Programs to Prevent Workplace Sexual Harassment:

IYAFP: Intergenerational Youth Alliance for Family Planning

March 23, 2017

By Chrisy Tremblay, OPSEU (Canada)