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  1. Equity and inclusion 6 March 2008

    International Women's Day: 8 March 2008 - Activism through art

    2008 is the 100th anniversary of women taking collective action on 8 March. To mark this milestone, Education International commissioned Argentine artist Nora Patrich to create a commemorative poster.

    International Women's Day: 8 March 2008 - Activism through art
  2. Equity and inclusion 28 February 2008

    Update from the UN CSW: Unionists at the Asia-Pacific Women's Caucuses

    The lobbying of government delegates is one of the main tasks of the trade union delegation attending the 52nd Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), where caucuses are important spaces for strategizing and putting collective strength behind particular issues.

    Update from the UN CSW: Unionists at the Asia-Pacific Women's Caucuses
  3. Equity and inclusion 26 February 2008

    Union women take message of gender equality to the United Nations

    Women representing Global Union Federations are working together to advance gender equality and the decent work agenda during the current session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women.

    Union women take message of gender equality to the United Nations
  4. Equity and inclusion 26 February 2008

    Address by Jan Eastman at the UN CSW expert panel on "Key policy initiatives on financing for gender equality and the empowerment for women"

    Address by Jan Eastman, EI Deputy General Secretary during the interactive expert panel on "Key policy initiatives on financing for gender equality and the empowerment for women" on 26 February 2008 at the 52nd Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UN CSW), New York, 25...

    Address by Jan Eastman at the UN CSW expert panel on "Key policy initiatives on financing for gender equality and the empowerment for women"
  5. Equity and inclusion 3 December 2007

    Pan-European Survey on the impact of pension reforms on gender: Phase I

    The EI Pan-European Structure is conducting a Pan-European Survey on the impact of pension reforms on gender. The survey will be conducted in two phases, Phase I in Dec 2007 and Phase II in early 2008.

    Pan-European Survey on the impact of pension reforms on gender: Phase I
  6. Equity and inclusion 30 November 2007

    52nd Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women: Sign up today!

    EI is finalizing the registration of participants for the 52nd Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW). The session runs from February 25 until March 7, 2008 in New York. The EI delegation will focus its attention on meetings held during the first week.

    52nd Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women: Sign up today!
  7. Equity and inclusion 25 November 2007

    EI joins global action to stop Violence Against Women

    EI and the other Global Unions are participating in a global initiative to stop violence against women, running from 25 November (UN Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women) until UN Human Rights Day on 10 December.

    EI joins global action to stop Violence Against Women
  8. Equity and inclusion 21 July 2007

    UN Director: "Gender-based discrimination in education is more than the issues of access"

    Speaking at the EI Women’s Caucus held today in Berlin, Special Guest Carolyn Hannan, Director of the UN Division for the Advancement of Women, emphasized that the education of women and girls is vital for the transformation of societies, and we must address the growing need to move beyond the...

    UN Director: "Gender-based discrimination in education is more than the issues of access"
  9. Equity and inclusion 26 March 2007

    EI calls for Global Effort to Stop Violence against the Girl Child

    This year marks the bicentennial of the end of the trans-Atlantic slave trade, yet slavery remains widespread, particularly among vulnerable girls. The shameful statistics must mobilise us to stop violence against the girl child.

    EI calls for Global Effort to Stop Violence against the Girl Child
  10. Equity and inclusion 9 March 2007

    EI Europe launches its electronic Pan-European Women’s Network

    On International Women’s Day, 8 March, Equality Officers from 138 EI member organisations in 44 European countries received an invitation to take part in EI's electronic Pan-European Women’s Network (PEWN).

    EI Europe launches its electronic Pan-European Women’s Network
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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