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  1. Equity and inclusion 18 January 2011

    World Women’s Conference 2011: Teachers on the move for equality!

    More than 350 participants from around the world are set to join EI First World Women’s Conference, On the Move for Equality, in Bangkok, Thailand, from 20-23 January.

    World Women’s Conference 2011: Teachers on the move for equality!
  2. Equity and inclusion 17 January 2011

    Afghanistan: Taliban may allow girls back into school

    Afghanistan’s Education Minister, has claimed a breakthrough in discussions with the Taliban has led to agreement for it to end its opposition to Afghan girls attending school.

    Afghanistan: Taliban may allow girls back into school
  3. Equity and inclusion 22 December 2010

    EI welcomes end of emergency prior to World Women's Conference

    EI welcomes the Thai government's decision to lift the state of emergency in Bangkok and surrounding provinces. The good news comes one month before EI’s First World Women's Conference from 20-23 January, 2011.

    EI welcomes end of emergency prior to World Women's Conference
  4. Equity and inclusion 9 December 2010

    Women’s Rights are Human Rights

    On 10 December, International Human Rights Day, EI commemorates the struggle for women’s rights, and looks forward to inspiring discussions at its first World Women’s Conference in Bangkok from 20-23 January, 2011.

    Women’s Rights are Human Rights
  5. Equity and inclusion 24 November 2010

    Teacher unions work to prevent violence against women

    On 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, EI pledges to accelerate its awareness programmes and union education activities to prevent violence against women.

    Teacher unions work to prevent violence against women
  6. Equity and inclusion 18 November 2010

    Videos online for EI’s first World Women’s Conference

    Videoclips are now online to promote EI’s first World Women’s Conference, On the Move for Equality, which is being held from 20-23 January, 2011, in Bangkok, Thailand.

    Videos online for EI’s first World Women’s Conference
  7. Equity and inclusion 22 October 2010

    Promoting quality public services to fight women's poverty

    This year’s theme of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, “From Poverty to Decent Work: bridging the gap”, is highly relevant to EI’s First World Women’s Conference.

    Promoting quality public services to fight women's poverty
  8. Equity and inclusion 13 October 2010

    EI lends support to the World March of Women

    EI has sent a message of solidarity to the World March of Women taking place in Bukavu, in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), which is set to close its third international action from 14 to 17 October, 2010.

    EI lends support to the World March of Women
  9. Equity and inclusion 7 October 2010

    Decent work, decent lives for women

    7 October is the World Day for Decent Work – a day to remember the precarious situation of millions of women around the globe, and to call for decent work and decent lives for women.

    Decent work, decent lives for women
  10. Equity and inclusion 24 September 2010

    Education International on the move for equality

    EI is convening its First World Women’s Conference,‘On the Move for Equality’, from 20-23 January 2011, in Bangkok, Thailand. The registration process is now open and EI encourages all its members to attend the event.

    Education International on the move for equality
  11. Equity and inclusion 13 September 2010

    Women's network raises key debate in Latin America

    EI Latin America (IEAL) Women’s Network has celebrated its fourth Southern Cone regional meeting in Argentina from 8 to 9 September.

    Women's network raises key debate in Latin America
  12. Equity and inclusion 2 August 2010

    UK budget faces legal challenge over gender discrimination

    The UK government's budget may be unlawful according to a legal case launched in the high court. It is claimed Treasury officials broke the law by not carrying out an equality assessment of whether plans for spending cuts would hit women most.

    UK budget faces legal challenge over gender discrimination
  13. Equity and inclusion 27 July 2010

    African women demand representation and end of violence

    Women activists from across Africa have gathered at a women's conference in Entebbe, Uganda, to demand that African Union (AU) heads of state consider gender equality when choosing representatives at all levels of AU structures.

    African women demand representation and end of violence
  14. Equity and inclusion 4 June 2010

    Spain: Education for equality

    The Spanish union FETE-UGT has launched an awareness campaign on gender equality. Developed on the back of an agreement with the Ministry for Equality, it aims to open up new spaces for dialogue and debate on gender equality issues, while providing teachers with specific tools to address the issues across...

    Spain: Education for equality
  15. Equity and inclusion 15 April 2010

    EI Demands Gender Pay Equity Now!

    April 15 is European Equal Pay Day which serves to remind us all that a gender pay gap still exists within every single European country. The date, April 15, has been selected to symbolise exactly how many more days into the year 2010 women must work simply to earn the...

    EI Demands Gender Pay Equity Now!
  16. Equity and inclusion 29 March 2010

    International Women’s Day 2010: Celebrating and promoting women’s leadership

    To mark International Women’s Day, 8 March, Worlds of Education asked women trade unionists one key question: What is the most positive development you see on the road to gender equality? Here are some of their thoughts.

    International Women’s Day 2010: Celebrating and promoting women’s leadership
  17. Equity and inclusion 10 March 2010

    Statement delivered by Jan Eastman, EI Deputy General Secretary at the Plenary Session on behalf of Public Services International (PSI), International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) and Education International (EI) on the 54th Session of the United Nati

    Below is the speech given by the EI Deputy General Secretary, Jan Eastman, at the Plenary of the 54th United Nations Commission on the Status of Women.

    Statement delivered by Jan Eastman, EI Deputy General Secretary at the Plenary Session on behalf of Public Services International (PSI), International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) and Education International (EI) on the 54th Session of the United Nati