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Wednesday, March 18, 2015

By Ann Hawkins, Ontario English Catholic Teachers' Association and delegate of the Canadian Labour Congress

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Tuesday, March 17, 2015

As representatives of feminist and women’s organizations and organizations working to promote the full realization of the human rights of women and girls, we express our outrage at the way that we have been excluded from both the negotiation of the political declaration and the Commission of the Status of Women (CSW) Methods of Work resolution.

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Tuesday, March 17, 2015

See official statement by ITUC, attached (PDF)

The ITUC has described an announcement by the United Nations gender body UN Women of a partnership with the Uber company to “create” a million jobs for women as undermining the very principles of the United Nations.

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Monday, 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.

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Monday, 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. 

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Monday, 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. 

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