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
Empoderamiento de la mujer rural: a través de los derechos en el trabajo, la educación y la inversión pública
L’émancipation économique des travailleuses en milieu rural grâce aux droits au travail, à l’éducation et aux investissements publics
Canadian labour women met Monday night with the NDP critic on the Status of Women Françoise Boivin
Reporter: Cindi Foreman CUPW-STTP
Labour women attending the United Nations 56th Commission on the Status of Women in New York City took time out on Oscar night to participate in "Be The Help"viewing parties.
Chidi King of Public Service International (PSI) describes the objectives for the 80 women from 25 countries representing labour at the UN Commission on the Status of Women.
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