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gender-based violence

  1. Fighting the commercialisation of education 13 December 2018

    Philippines: union leaders united around gender equality and improving campaign capacities

    The annual evaluation and planning meeting of the Philippines’s women’s network bringing together Education International’s affiliates in this country has taken stock of gender and diversity issues and reinforced the education unions’ capacities and advocacy skills.

    Philippines: union leaders united around gender equality and improving campaign capacities
  2. Equity and inclusion 22 November 2018

    25 November’s call to action: Eliminating gender-based violence and harassment in the world of work

    Education International’s General Secretary has called on all member organisations to take action to ensure their governments support the adoption of a binding International Labour organisation’s Convention and Recommendation on gender-based violence in the world of work.

    25 November’s call to action: Eliminating gender-based violence and harassment in the world of work
  3. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 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. Union growth 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. Climate action and literacy 7 June 2018

    EDD2018: Gender issues in education highlighted

    Education International’s representatives have stressed the need to eradicate violence in and around schools and other educational settings, and recruit and retain more women to the teaching profession at this year’s European Development Days.

    EDD2018: Gender issues in education highlighted
  6. 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
  7. Equity and inclusion 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
  8. 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
  9. Equity and inclusion 5 December 2017

    Education unions join in the global call to end school-related gender-based violence

    On the occasion of the 16 Days of Activism to End Violence 2017, the Global Working Group to End School-Related Gender-Based Violence, which Education International is part of, called to action for development actors, donors and governments, outlining necessary key steps towards ending this scourge.

    Education unions join in the global call to end school-related gender-based violence
  10. Equity and inclusion 4 December 2017

    Teachers are central to any effective response to school-related gender-based violence

    A blogpost posted on the GEM Report blog on 24 November 2017 and launched for the occasion of #16DaysofActivism, stresses that among the many factors contributing to school-related violence towards children and adolescents, the gender dimension is one of the most significant, and teachers’ central role as conduits for change,...

    Teachers are central to any effective response to school-related gender-based violence
  11. Equity and inclusion 4 December 2017

    Stronger accountability can help ensure cases of gender-based school violence are reported

    A blogpost posted on the GEM Report blog on 28 November 2017 and launched for the occasion of #16DaysofActivism, highlights that accountability, and particularly accountability of teachers, is crucial to tackling school-related gender-based violence.

    Stronger accountability can help ensure cases of gender-based school violence are reported