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  1. Equity and inclusion 24 January 2017

    Education unions make their mark at the Women’s March for rights

    Teachers and educators joined millions at Women’s Marches around the world, showing strength in numbers and solidarity in support of women’s rights, equality, diversity, and respect for human dignity.

    Education unions make their mark at the Women’s March for rights
  2. Equity and inclusion 5 December 2016

    Valuable resources to fight gender-based violence released

    In the framework of the 16 Days of activism against gender-based violence campaign, UN Women has published a ‘Package of essentials for addressing violence against women’ aimed at advocates, programmers and policy makers.

    Valuable resources to fight gender-based violence released
  3. Equity and inclusion 25 November 2016

    Education International launches a ‘call to action’ to address violence against women and girls

    To mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and Girls, Education International affiliates are urging governments to support the International Labour Organisation’s Standard on gender based violence and harassment at work.

    Education International launches a ‘call to action’ to address violence against women and girls
  4. Equity and inclusion 3 November 2016

    West African education unions tackle gender equality and issues

    Education union leaders from West Africa have engaged in lively debates on ways to increase and improve women’s empowerment and leadership within trade unions, education and societies in their sub-region.

    West African education unions tackle gender equality and issues
  5. Equity and inclusion 27 October 2016

    EI leaders support women’s rights activism around the world

    The Education International Executive Board has issued a statement in support of the women’s rights activists, trade union activists and others who have been demonstrating in recent months against violations of women’s rights worldwide.

    EI leaders support women’s rights activism around the world
  6. Equity and inclusion 18 October 2016

    UK: gender inequality puts future of teaching profession at risk

    Gender inequality, combined with crushing workloads and attacks on their pay and working conditions, are threatening to drive women out of the teaching profession in the UK.

    UK: gender inequality puts future of teaching profession at risk
  7. Equity and inclusion 11 October 2016

    Educators celebrate International Day of the Girl Child 2016

    As each year on October 11th, Education International highlights girls’ lives across the world, celebrates girls’ achievements, and also shines the spotlight on the issues that continue to hold far too many girls back.

    Educators celebrate International Day of the Girl Child 2016
  8. Equity and inclusion 9 September 2016

    17 ways to improve girls’ education

    With over 32 million girls out of schools worldwide, there are many ways in which girl’s education can be promoted – a new website offers at least 17 examples of how to do so.

    17 ways to improve girls’ education
  9. Equity and inclusion 10 June 2016

    Have your say on gender aspects of Sustainable Development Goals

    Education International invites its affiliates to add their expertise and comment on 12 significant gender-related policy briefs addressing 12 areas of investment in girls and women to power progress for all.

    Have your say on gender aspects of Sustainable Development Goals
  10. Equity and inclusion 5 April 2016

    European teacher unions’ voice heard at UNESCO debate on gender equality

    Jobs and qualifications must not depend on someone’s gender. That was the key message reiterated by the European Trade Union Committee for Education in a debate on Gender equality and Education on 18 March at the European Parliament.

    European teacher unions’ voice heard at UNESCO debate on gender equality
  11. Equity and inclusion 14 January 2016

    Iraqi teachers' campaign strives to end violence against women

    In conjunction with the United Nations’ recent 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, Iraqi teachers organised a number of activities under the theme of “Home Peace to World Peace, Peaceful Education for All.”

    Iraqi teachers' campaign strives to end violence against women