Union women from around the world are preparing to attend the 61st session of the Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW61), taking place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 13-24 March 2017.
The priority theme for UNCSW61 will be: “Women’s economic empowerment in the changing world of work”.
The Global Unions have jointly prepared and submitted a Statement to the UNCSW61: Unions are Central to Women’s Economic Empowerment in the Changing World of Work
March 4 issue of Paper.li http://paper.li/f-1362422710
by Heather Smith, President of the New Brunswick Teachers' Association (NBTA)
by Sandra Vermuyten, Public Services International
All eyes are upon us! The world wants action to end violence against women now! 6000 participants unite for the largest international meeting on ending violence against women ever!
Check out photos taken at the trade union briefing on March 3 and meeting groups on March 4 - Voici quelques photos prises lors de la session de breffage, le dimanche 3 mars ainsi que des groupes de travail, le 4 mars.
by Maureen Weinberger, Vice President, Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario (ETFO)
Put on by the Centre for Women's Global Leadership, a panel of four women involved in various aspects of this work discussed a variety of issues:
The posters can be downloaded from here: www.world-psi.org/IWD2013-posters
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