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  1. Equity and inclusion 25 November 2014

    International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

    Gender-based violence is a fundamental violation of human rights. It is one of the worst manifestations of gender-based discrimination, disproportionately affecting girls and women, and a major obstacle to achieving gender equality.

    International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
  2. Equity and inclusion 5 November 2014

    Philippines: Gender equality prioritised at women’s network

    Gender action plans and equality in schools, the Magna Carta for women, and gender based violence against teachers – these were the topics debated at the latest evaluation and planning meeting of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Women’s Network (AWN)-Philippines.

    Philippines: Gender equality prioritised at women’s network
  3. Equity and inclusion 20 October 2014

    France: focus on gender-based violence in schools

    Gender-based violence in schools came under the spotlight during International Day of the Girl Child events organised earlier this month in Paris by France’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Plan International France.

    France: focus on gender-based violence in schools
  4. Equity and inclusion 29 September 2014

    EI seeks your feedback on Gender Equality and Diversity

    Education International (EI) is calling on its affiliates to have their voices heard in relation to equality and diversity. On 16 September, affiliates were sent EI’s survey on gender equality and diversity. The feedback, due in on 31 October, will provide the basis for EI’s four-yearly report on equality to...

    EI seeks your feedback on Gender Equality and Diversity
  5. Equity and inclusion 10 September 2014

    Malaysia: Gender equity crucial to quality education

    Promoting gender equality in unions, education, and society was the central theme at a recent workshop in Malaysia hosted by the Sarawak Teachers’ Union (STU).

    Malaysia: Gender equity crucial to quality education
  6. Equity and inclusion 8 September 2014

    Coming Up: ETUCE Conference on teacher union actions on gender equality in times of austerity

    The closing conference of the ETUCE project Promoting gender equality within teacher trade unions and in the teaching profession II – Implementing and reinforcing teacher trade union actions on gender equality in times of austerity convenes in Sofia on 25 and 26 September 2014.

    Coming Up: ETUCE Conference on teacher union actions on gender equality in times of austerity
  7. Equity and inclusion 7 July 2014

    Locked out: Privatised education leaves girls and women behind

    A new global report shows that girls and women are suffering the consequences of rising privatised education around the world, leaving them on the outside of the classroom looking in.

    Locked out: Privatised education leaves girls and women behind
  8. Equity and inclusion 7 July 2014

    Locked out: Privatised education leaves girls and women behind

    A new global report shows that girls and women are suffering the consequences of rising privatised education around the world, leaving them on the outside of the classroom looking in.

    Locked out: Privatised education leaves girls and women behind
  9. Equity and inclusion 16 June 2014

    Conference on homophobic and Transphobic School bullying in Europe

    On 10 and 11 June 2914, European stakeholders in the field of education and discrimination prevention convened in Athens to exchange good practices and identify barriers and challenges concerning the prevention of bullying in schools, in particular on grounds of homophobia and transphobia.

    Conference on homophobic and Transphobic School bullying in Europe
  10. Equity and inclusion 3 June 2014

    India: Women’s network plan ahead

    A South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) women’s network planning meeting was organised recently by the EI Asia-Pacific regional office, together with two affiliates, the All India Federation of Teachers’ Organisation (AIFTO) and Lärarförbundet from Sweden.

    India: Women’s network plan ahead
  11. Equity and inclusion 20 May 2014

    Promoting gender equality in Europe: ETUCE Seminar on 7 May 2014

    The issue of how to promote gender equality in teacher unions and in the teaching profession was discussed at the ETUCE seminar on 7 May 2014. The seminar took place in Utrecht, where the headquarter of the Dutch education union AOb is located.

    Promoting gender equality in Europe: ETUCE Seminar on 7 May 2014
  12. Equity and inclusion 23 April 2014

    Irish teacher unions host Education International’s second World Women’s Conference

    400 participants convened in Dublin on 7 – 9 April 2014 for (e)quality education. Following the conference motto, from words to action, female leaders in education and teacher unions from around the world gathered to tackle some of the biggest challenges for gender equality in education.

    Irish teacher unions host Education International’s second World Women’s Conference
  13. Equity and inclusion 23 April 2014

    ETUC Women’s Committee, 10-11 April 2014

    The women delegates from the national trade union confederations and European trade union federations discussed amongst other topics, the ETUC campaign towards the elections of the European Parliament and the new ETUC Resolution on gender equality. The latter is to be presented for adoption to the ETUC Executive Committee in...

    ETUC Women’s Committee, 10-11 April 2014
  14. Equity and inclusion 9 April 2014

    Dublin: Collective action, individual responsibility at heart of sustainable progress on gender equity

    In an era of increased attacks on education unions and on public education, and when 100 million young women cannot read a single sentence, EI’s role as a trade union, a professional organisation, and an advocate for quality education has never been more important. These were the sentiments expressed by...

    Dublin: Collective action, individual responsibility at heart of sustainable progress on gender equity
  15. Equity and inclusion 8 April 2014

    Dublin: Different struggles, same goals for women in education

    An equitable and quality education for all that nurtures critical thinking must be embedded in a broader struggle for social justice. That’s according to Mary Metcalfe, Chairperson of the Open Society Foundations’ Education Advisory Board. She was addressing the second day of EI’s three-day Second World Women’s Conference being held...

    Dublin: Different struggles, same goals for women in education
  16. Equity and inclusion 8 April 2014

    The European Institute for Gender Equality meets Trade Union Representatives - Members of the ETUCE Equality Working Group share their experience with the institute

    The European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) invited trade union representatives for a cross-sectoral meeting on its premises in Vilnius on 25 March 2014.

    The European Institute for Gender Equality meets Trade Union Representatives - Members of the ETUCE Equality Working Group share their experience with the institute
  17. Equity and inclusion 7 April 2014

    Dublin:Women central to sustainable future development

    The future will be created in classrooms. This was the key message of Her Excellency Tarja Halonen in her keynote opening speech to the EI’s Second World Women’s Conference today, 7 April, in Dublin, Ireland. Addressing almost 400 delegates from education trade unions representing around 90 countries across the globe,...

    Dublin:Women central to sustainable future development