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  1. Union growth 9 November 2020

    “What about Convention No. 190 in Tunisia? Eliminating Violence and Harassment in the World of Work”, by Emna Aouadi.

    Emna Aouadi

    In June 2019, the ILO adopted Convention 190 concerning the elimination of violence and harassment in the world of work. Unions have long called for an instrument of this nature. We welcome the adoption of this Convention.

    “What about Convention No. 190 in Tunisia? Eliminating Violence and Harassment in the World of Work”, by Emna Aouadi.
  2. Equity and inclusion 27 November 2019

    #RatifyC190 "Violence against women: a case study in the French public research", by Dina Bacalexi and Bruno Pouvelle.

    Bruno Pouvelle, Dina Bacalexi

    On 25 November – the International Day for the Elimination of Gender-based Violence - we called on governments to immediately ratify ILO Convention 190 on violence and harassment in the world of work. The Convention is the result of 10 years of mobilisation and activism by the global trade union...

    #RatifyC190 "Violence against women: a case study in the French public research", by Dina Bacalexi and Bruno Pouvelle.
  3. Trade union rights are human rights 25 November 2019

    #RatifyC190: mobilising for a world of work free from violence and harassment

    On 25 November – the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women – global trade unions join forces and call on governments to ratify ILO Convention 190 and Recommendation 206 on violence and harassment in the world of work without delay.

    #RatifyC190: mobilising for a world of work free from violence and harassment
  4. Union growth 25 November 2019

    Statement | It’s time to #RatifyC190

    This UN Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, trade unions are calling on governments to act swiftly to ratify ILO Convention 190.

    Statement | It’s time to #RatifyC190
  5. Union growth 5 November 2019

    How to secure and promote freedom of association? New ILO web application provides a guide for workers

    The new web application launched by the ILO’s Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ACTRAV) gives an overview of the principles and standards for freedom of association and explains ILO procedures and bodies that can help to secure and promote freedom of association across the world.

    How to secure and promote freedom of association? New ILO web application provides a guide for workers
  6. Trade union rights are human rights 30 October 2019

    Trade union renewal, a global challenge

    Research on the current state of unions in the world, commissioned by the Bureau for Workers’ Activities on the occasion of the International Labour Organisation’s Centenary celebration, shows that trade unions have enormous challenges ahead of them.

    Trade union renewal, a global challenge
  7. Equity and inclusion 23 August 2019

    Rainbow resources

    Here is some great in-depth reading material on two very relevant topics: how to support your transgender and non-binary students and protection against discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation or gender identity.

    Rainbow resources
  8. Democracy 23 July 2019

    Congress celebrates democracy and trade union rights

    The 8th EI Congress dedicated the 23rd of July to celebrating democracy and rallying to support and protect it. Guy Ryder of the International Labour Organisation and Maria Ressa of Rappler addressed Congress and offered words of encouragement and solidarity.

    Congress celebrates democracy and trade union rights
  9. Union growth 21 June 2019

    2019 Centenary International Labour Conference adopts new Convention and Recommendation on violence and harassment in the world of work

    Education International warmly welcomes the historic move by the 108th Centenary International Labour Conference, which has just adopted a first of its kind global instrument: a Convention and Recommendation on Violence and Harassment in the World of Work.

    2019 Centenary International Labour Conference adopts new Convention and Recommendation on violence and harassment in the world of work
  10. Equity and inclusion 14 June 2019

    Education unions play a crucial role in eradicating child labour through quality public education

    Education international has reminded the International Labour Organisation’s Centenary Conference Forum to commemorate the World Day against Child Labour that educators and their trade unions worldwide are determined to eradicate this scourge and guarantee access to education for all.

    Education unions play a crucial role in eradicating child labour through quality public education
  11. Standards and working conditions 11 June 2019

    “Prohibiting violence and harassment in the world of work”, by David Edwards.

    David Edwards

    More than 800 million women have experienced some form of violence and harassment, ranging from physical assault to verbal abuse, bullying and intimidation. #MeToo and similar movements have helped expose the scale of the problem in the world of work, encouraging women to speak out and demand justice. Whilst women...

    “Prohibiting violence and harassment in the world of work”, by David Edwards.
  12. Trade union rights are human rights 7 June 2019

    International Labour Conference celebrates its centenary

    Education International brings the voice of teachers and education personnel to the 108th session of the International Labour Conference.

    International Labour Conference celebrates its centenary
  13. Trade union rights are human rights 21 May 2019

    Jordan: the national Labour Law should uphold trade union rights, not deny them

    Education International is in solidarity with its member organisation in Jordan, who challenge the amendments made by parliament to the labour law and signed by the King that make the labour law weaker, when there is a compelling need to make it stronger.

    Jordan: the national Labour Law should uphold trade union rights, not deny them
  14. Union growth 18 April 2019

    Sharing experience on the ILO-ITC course ‘Achieving education 2030 and eliminating child labour’

    Yamikani Mlangiza

    Yamikani Mlangiza, Assistant Programs Coordinator for Teachers Union of Malawi (TUM), accepted to reflect back for Worlds of Education on her experience attending a one-week training at the ILO International Training Center in Turin last year, with support from Education International.

    Sharing experience on the ILO-ITC course ‘Achieving education 2030 and eliminating child labour’