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gender equality

  1. Equity and inclusion 26 September 2018

    New Zealand: Historic pay equity deal in education signed

    Hundreds of women working in education in New Zealand have achieved a pay rise of up to 30 per cent in a historic settlement for pay equity.

    New Zealand: Historic pay equity deal in education signed
  2. Equity and inclusion 10 September 2018

    Building more women education union leadership in the Pacific!

    Women education trade unionists have reflected on and developed strategies to increase the influence and participation of women in trade unions, education systems and societies in the Pacific region.

    Building more women education union leadership in the Pacific!
  3. Equity and inclusion 7 September 2018

    Southern Africa: young female education unionists will strive for quality education for all

    The recent Southern Africa Women in Education Network’s gender training and advocacy workshop was an excellent opportunity for young female education unionists to enhance their leadership and mobilisation skills, discuss tackling gender issues, and contributing to achieving the UN sustainable development goals.

    Southern Africa: young female education unionists will strive for quality education for all
  4. Equity and inclusion 27 June 2018

    Chile: educators stand up against sexism, harassment, abuse and discrimination in education

    Thousands of Chilean educators, students and activists have reaffirmed their support to building a new education system, that is non-sexist and free of violence, abuse and discrimination. Education unionists mobilise to fight gender violence in the classroom

    Chile: educators stand up against sexism, harassment, abuse and discrimination in education
  5. Trade union rights are human rights 16 March 2018

    CSW 62: education trade unionists push for achievement of gender equality and empowerment of rural women and girls

    Participants from Education International’s member organisations were among the over 100 trade unionists from 42 countries at the 62nd Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women, which got underway in New York on 12 March.

    CSW 62: education trade unionists push for achievement of gender equality and empowerment of rural women and girls
  6. Equity and inclusion 9 March 2018

    #8March: The issue of gender in Moroccan education

    Fatima Echaabi

    The notion of gender equality and the concept of gender have been concerns for human rights, and women’s rights activists in particular, throughout the post-colonial era.

    #8March: The issue of gender in Moroccan education
  7. Equity and inclusion 9 March 2018

    #8March: Female leadership, strong unionism: a higher education perspective

    Yamile Socolovsky

    In the past, women were rarely able to attend university. It was only in the 20th century that the growing number of women undertaking university courses began to significantly impact the demographics of graduates of higher education. However, much like in the workplace, the acceptance of women in higher education...

    #8March: Female leadership, strong unionism: a higher education perspective
  8. Equity and inclusion 8 March 2018

    #8March: Takeaways from EI World Women’s Conference

    Shaniqua Williams

    Attending the 2018 3rd Education International World Women’s Conference in Marrakech, Morocco, was not only my first time outside of the United States, but also my first time at an Education International event. Truth be told, I had only just heard of Education International at last summer’s National Education Association...

    #8March: Takeaways from EI World Women’s Conference
  9. Equity and inclusion 7 March 2018

    #8March: Men in Support of Women’s Leadership in Education Unions, by Frank Jones

    Frank Jones

    The General Secretary of my union, the Irish Federation of University Teachers (IFUT), is a woman – Joan Donegan – and it has been a privilege to witness her leadership style. It is a style of encouragement and motivation, rather than the directing and instructing style traditionally adopted by many...

    #8March: Men in Support of Women’s Leadership in Education Unions, by Frank Jones
  10. Equity and inclusion 7 March 2018

    #8March: UK Union UCU addresses gender inequity head on

    Joanna de Groot

    Reducing gender disparity in pay and campaigning around issues of sexual harassment and violence against women in the workplace are two key areas focused on by the UK’s University and College Union (UCU).

    #8March: UK Union UCU addresses gender inequity head on
  11. Union renewal and development 6 March 2018

    Algerian unions work towards increased gender equality

    Algerian education unions are working with Education International to address gender equality issues in their unions as part of a capacity development programme.

    Algerian unions work towards increased gender equality
  12. Equity and inclusion 7 February 2018

    EI World Women's Conference: Finding a way through the labyrinth

    Tools and strategies to help women reach leadership positions in the different educational sectors were the focus on the second day of Education International’s third World Women’s Conference.

    EI World Women's Conference: Finding a way through the labyrinth