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  1. Equity and inclusion 8 June 2011

    Latin America: Women’s Networks keep moving for equality

    The Southern Cone Women’s Network of EI’s Latin America Region met from 6-7 June in Buenos Aires, Argentina, to evaluate the results and challenges of EI’s World Women’s Conference held in Thailand in January 2011.

    Latin America: Women’s Networks keep moving for equality
  2. Equity and inclusion 27 May 2011

    European teacher unions on the move for equality

    Fifty representatives of European teacher trade unions met in Brussels this week at the annual ETUCE Equality Committee. The discussions focused on overcoming gender stereotypes in and through education, on measures to achieve economic empowerment of women, and on steps to make trade unions places of equality, empowerment and respect...

    European teacher unions on the move for equality
  3. Equity and inclusion 27 May 2011

    OECD: EI speaks up for young people, jobs and gender equality

    EI has broken new ground today by addressing the full Ministerial Council of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) on the need to tackle youth unemployment and gender inequality.

    OECD: EI speaks up for young people, jobs and gender equality
  4. Equity and inclusion 21 April 2011

    Zambia National Union of Teachers holds its first Women’s Conference

    Three months after EI’s First World Women’s Conference “On the Move for Equality”, ZNUT convened its Women’s Conference and for the first time elected the ZNUT Women’s Committee. This body will preside over women’s activities, promote and monitor women’s participation and involvement in union affairs at all levels.

    Zambia National Union of Teachers holds its first Women’s Conference
  5. Equity and inclusion 21 April 2011

    Zambia National Union of Teachers holds its first Women’s Conference

    Three months after EI’s First World Women’s Conference “On the Move for Equality”, ZNUT convened its Women’s Conference and for the first time elected the ZNUT Women’s Committee. This body will preside over women’s activities, promote and monitor women’s participation and involvement in union affairs at all levels.

    Zambia National Union of Teachers holds its first Women’s Conference
  6. Equity and inclusion 18 April 2011

    Democratic Republic of Congo: promoting gender equality in teaching

    Almost forty teachers’ union leaders have assembled in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to participate in a workshop on gender equality. The two-day training, which was held from 28-29 March, was organised by EI’s African Women Education Network (AWEN).

    Democratic Republic of Congo: promoting gender equality in teaching
  7. Equity and inclusion 7 April 2011

    Educating women and girls saves lives

    On 7 April, World Health Day, Education International reaffirms its commitment to the education of women and girls around the world.

    Educating women and girls saves lives
  8. Equity and inclusion 30 March 2011

    EI World Women’s Conference: teachers on the Move for Equality!

    EI held its first World Women’s Conference, in Bangkok, Thailand, from 20-23 January 2011. The successful event allowed teacher unionists to engage in passionate debates and assess the progress made on gender equality around the world.

    EI World Women’s Conference: teachers on the Move for Equality!
  9. Equity and inclusion 29 March 2011

    International Women’s Day 2011: celebrating 100 years of women’s rights

    On 8 March, men and women around the world marked the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day with the demand for equal access to education, training, science and technology to build pathways to decent work for women.

    International Women’s Day 2011: celebrating 100 years of women’s rights
  10. Equity and inclusion 25 March 2011

    Interview with Jan Eastman: A teacher unionist dedicated to gender equality

    Jan Eastman is EI’s Deputy General Secretary with responsibility for human, trade union and equality rights. She is former chairperson of EI’s Status of Women Committee. Jan is a native of Tasmania. She taught English and Social Studies in Canada before specialising in educating students with learning disabilities. In this...

    Interview with Jan Eastman: A teacher unionist dedicated to gender equality
  11. Equity and inclusion 25 March 2011

    Gender justice is key to real progress

    In 2000 the United Nations’ Millennium Development Summit agreed to eradicate global poverty and save millions of lives through coordinated activity. In 2002, leaders of 189 countries agreed to achieve eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by 2015. Five years ahead of the deadline, progress has been uneven and the UN...

    Gender justice is key to real progress
  12. Equity and inclusion

    On the Move for Equality | EI’s First World Women’s Conference

    Conference Report

    14 March 2011

    On the Move for Equality, EI’s first world women’s conference took place in Bangkok, Thailand, 20-23 January, 2011. This report outlines the discussions and outcomes of this ground-breaking event.

    On the Move for Equality | EI’s First World Women’s Conference
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  13. Equity and inclusion 8 March 2011

    International Women’s Day: Invest in education of girls!

    There is no tool more effective for development and poverty reduction than the education of girls. Today, on International Women’s Day, EI demands greater investment in and political commitment to achieving this goal.

    International Women’s Day: Invest in education of girls!
  14. Equity and inclusion 8 March 2011

    8 March: EI celebrates International Women' Day

    Women around the world continue to face systemic discrimination and inequality in education opportunities and access to decent work.

    8 March: EI celebrates International Women' Day
  15. Equity and inclusion 3 March 2011

    EI Demands Gender Pay Equity Now!

    March 5 is European Equal Pay Day which serves to remind us all that a gender pay gap still exists within every single European country.

    EI Demands Gender Pay Equity Now!
  16. Equity and inclusion 25 February 2011

    Sexual violence: combating impunity in DRC

    EI has welcomed the conviction and sentencing of high-ranking officers in the Congolese army for committing mass rapes of women in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

    Sexual violence: combating impunity in DRC
  17. Equity and inclusion 23 February 2011

    Women bloggers help to shape UN agenda

    Trade union women are giving workers a voice to share their experiences on a joint ITUC-PSI-EI blog dedicated to the United Nations’ 55th session of the Commission on the Status of Women.

    Women bloggers help to shape UN agenda