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Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Special leave clauses related to domestic violence have been negotiated by unions in the Asia Pacific region. Find out more about the successes and upcoming challenges. Guests are Ludo McFerran, Sydney University in Australia and Anna Lee Tuvera, ITUC - Asia Pacific and Singapore.

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Wednesday, March 16, 2016

This year’s review theme at UNCSW is violence against women (VAW). Upon first glance, violence may not seem to have much to do with labour issues. But if you dig deeper, you will find that the two are in fact closely intertwined.

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Wednesday, March 16, 2016

The irony of our ongoing struggle for women’s empowerment means that we are constantly demanding that women do more! We argue for participation in policy making and in implementation as we seek gender equity. We call upon ourselves to do more, while we have great difficulties in doing less, particularly of our undervalued caring and household work.

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Wednesday, March 16, 2016

A woman organizer from Bangladesh shared her development as a worker organizing in her factory of around 400 workers and now heading a union representing 4.2 million workers in the bargaining unit, 85% of whom are women!

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Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Also today from  12.30 - 14.00 

Location:  Church Center for the United Nations- Hardin Room.  777 UN Plaza (44th St and 1st Ave)

See attached flyer!

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Wednesday, March 16, 2016

This is today! Don't miss it! At 10:30 am. See attached flyer.

Location: The Salvation Army Auditorium

221 East 52nd Street (between 2nd and 3rd Ave) 

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