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Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Day two of UNCSW60 as part of the 160-strong international labour delegation, and my mind is buzzing. I’m saddened and enraged by the stories of violence and exploitation, and I’m inspired by the resistance of fierce feminists from around the world.

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Tuesday, March 15, 2016

This is the first of three short videos in which personal stories are shared about three women trade unionists from Manitoba, Canada whose lives were impacted by domestic violence.  

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Tuesday, March 15, 2016

This side event hosted by the Inter-parliamentary Union and United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) was an all-day event. During the morning session, there were a number of important issues discussed and information shared. B.

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Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Tuesday, 15 March

 

Tuesday, 15 March

08.00 – 09.00

Roger Smith Hotel

501 Lexington Avenue at 47th Street

Trade union

briefing session

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Tuesday, March 15, 2016

From domestic workers in New York City to garment workers in Bangladesh, women coming together to organize, demand fair treatment and address gender discrimination is critical to realizing women’s rights and economic justice.

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Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Rain could not delay Labour Sisters from ‎making their presence known and voices heard at the opening day of UNCSW60. It was obvious we were not made of sugar! We did not melt ;)

UN's Ban Ki-moon addressed the Commission in his last year as General Secretary. He stated "in order for us to reach the goal of gender equality we must move from commitment to action."

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