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  1. Equity and inclusion 8 March 2007

    On International Women’s Day, EI Latin America launches the Gender Equity Project

    On International Women’s Day and within the framework of the 6th EI Latin American Regional Conference, 32 education sector unions from 18 countries in the region are launching the “Equity with Gender Perspective” project.

    On International Women’s Day, EI Latin America launches the Gender Equity Project
  2. Equity and inclusion 5 March 2007

    The Fight for Gender Equality Must Continue, says EI on the occasion of International Women's Day

    On the occasion of International Women's Day, Education International reminds its member organisations that the fight for gender equality must continue, especially when there is still a huge gap in pay parity and working conditions between men and women in many parts of the world.

    The Fight for Gender Equality Must Continue, says EI on the occasion of International Women's Day
  3. Equity and inclusion 23 February 2007

    EI-PSI-ITUC Joint Statement on the 51st Session of the UN Comission on the Status of Women, New York, March 2007

    Over 50 million women from 160 countries belong to trade unions, making the union movement the single largest voice of working women. Unions have a global reach, members working in all types of jobs, from professionals to low-skilled workers and in the informal economy.

    EI-PSI-ITUC Joint Statement on the 51st Session of the UN Comission on the Status of Women, New York, March 2007
  4. Equity and inclusion 23 February 2007

    International Women's Day - 8 March: Educators aim to eliminate discrimination and violence against women and girls

    On International Women's Day, educators worldwide are demanding that governments act to halt violence that endangers women's lives, violates their rights, harms their families and poses an affront to humanity and international law.

    International Women's Day - 8 March: Educators aim to eliminate discrimination and violence against women and girls
  5. Equity and inclusion 25 November 2006

    EI marks International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women

    Teachers everywhere are concerned about the enormous problem of violence against women and girls, a violation of human rights that takes place on a vast scale worldwide.

    EI marks International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women
  6. Equity and inclusion 1 November 2006

    Women educators unite across Europe

    All those who share the belief in education as an intrinsic human right also share the responsibility of promoting non-discrimination in our unions, our schools and our societies.

    Women educators unite across Europe
  7. Equity and inclusion 30 June 2006

    FIFA sends formal response to EI's protest against trafficking of women and young girls during the World Cup

    In response to EI's letter dated 19 June, the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), sent a formal statement by their President Joseph Blatter condemning the trafficking of women and young girls into forced prostitution during the World Cup.

    FIFA sends formal response to EI's protest against trafficking of women and young girls during the World Cup
  8. Equity and inclusion 19 June 2006

    EI protests against trafficking of women and young girls during the World Cup

    In a letter addressed to the German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, on 19 June, EI expressed its concern about the trafficking of women and girls into Germany who are being exploited in the sex industry for the World Cup season.

    EI protests against trafficking of women and young girls during the World Cup
  9. Equity and inclusion 6 March 2006

    EI Statement on the International Women's Day, 8 March 2006 - Public Quality Education to achieve Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women

    During the UN Millennium Summit in the year 2000, world leaders reaffirmed their commitment to achieving equal rights for women and girls by approving Goal 3 on Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. It was not the first time that such a pledge had been made.

    EI Statement on the International Women's Day, 8 March 2006 - Public Quality Education to achieve Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women
  10. Equity and inclusion 3 March 2006

    Global Unions Oral Statement on Migration - 50th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women – 2 March, 2006

    The international trade union organisations welcome the fact that migration has been placed on the Agenda of the 50th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women as an emerging issue. The growing phenomenon of migration is of concern to global unions, represented here by Education International, Public Services...

    Global Unions Oral Statement on Migration - 50th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women – 2 March, 2006
  11. Equity and inclusion 2 March 2006

    UK: Gender pay gap is worst in Europe

    EI affiliates in the UK have expressed their opinions following the publication of the Women and Work Commission’s ‘Shaping a Fairer Future’ report which found women earn only 83% of the male hourly rate.

    UK: Gender pay gap is worst in Europe
  12. Equity and inclusion 28 February 2006

    Press Release 03/2006 - UN Commission on the Status of Women - CSW50: Encouraging women’s participation in decision making

    Education International (EI) will take part in the discussions of the 50th session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW50, New York, 27 February-10 March 2006), which this year will look into mechanisms for improving women’s representation in decision making bodies.

    Press Release 03/2006 - UN Commission on the Status of Women - CSW50: Encouraging women’s participation in decision making
  13. Equity and inclusion 31 January 2006

    EI letter to the President of Afghanistan

    EI sent a letter to the President of Afghanistan on 26 Jan 2006, urging him to take action on the series of attacks targeting educators in schools where children, especially girls, are studying across Afghanistan. EI released a press statement on the same day, asking the international community to redouble...

    EI letter to the President of Afghanistan
  14. Equity and inclusion 31 January 2006

    Press Release 1/2006: Afghanistan - girls’ schooling under threat

    Education International, which represents over 29 million teachers and education workers in the world, a thousand of whom are in Afghanistan, has asked the Afghan President, Hamid Karzai, and the international community to redouble their efforts to guarantee girls’ education in Afghanistan and the safety of teachers who educate girls.

    Press Release 1/2006: Afghanistan - girls’ schooling under threat
  15. Equity and inclusion 14 December 2005

    EI European Round Table on Equality: many challenges ahead

    Participants at the EI European Round Table on Equality held in Prague, Czech Republic, from 14-15 Nov, unanimously agreed that there are still many challenges ahead for education workers and their organisations in the area of equality.

    EI European Round Table on Equality: many challenges ahead
  16. Equity and inclusion 6 December 2005

    Register for the 50th session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women today!

    As a consultative partner of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), EI will be participating in the 50th session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (UN CSW), which will be held in New York, USA, from 27 February to 10 March 2006.

    Register for the 50th session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women today!