Gender Equality : PROGRAMME AREA

Gender equality is a primary goal of CSI AFRICA as part of its mission to protect the interests of workers. Reducing inequalities / disparities appears as a cross-cutting issue that underpins all operations of the organization.

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15/03/2017

Enhance collaboration between WAEMU, ITUC - Africa and OTUWA for greater representativity of trade unions in sub regional, regional and international institutions.

A visit and exchange mission took place on the 20th and 21st of February between the commissioners responsible for human development of the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU), ITUC-Africa, the General Secretary of OTUWA (Organization of Trade Unions of West Africa ) took place on (...)
20 - 21 February 2017 Ouagadougou, BURKINA FASO Keywords : Activities; Climate Change And Environment; Gender Equality; Extending Social Protection ; Structural Transformation For Africa’s Development;

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18/12/2019

ITUC- Africa calls for restoration of the Sexual Offences Bill

I write on behalf of the African Regional Organisation of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC- Africa) which represents over 17 million members across 51 African countries to denounce the irregular and unilateral manner in which you withdrew the Sexual Offences Bill from the (...)
Keywords : Gender Equality ; Protest letters ; Somalia ;
22/06/2019

Adoption of a New international labour standard to combat violence, harassment at work

A new Convention and accompanying Recommendation to combat violence and harassment in the world of work have been adopted by the International Labour Conference (ILC).
Geneva , Switzerland 22 Juin 2019 Keywords : Gender Equality ;
08/03/2019

COMMEMORATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY (IWD) 2019: WINNING THE 50/50 BET

As the world commemorates today, March 8, the International Women’s Day, the African Regional Organization of the International Trade Union Confederation, www.ituc-africa.org, congratulates these millions of women, mothers, educators, counselors for their many struggles over the past (...)
Keywords : Declarations ; Gender Equality ;
27/11/2018

35% of women in the world have experienced physical and / or sexual violence

35 percent of women in the world have experienced physical and / or sexual violence by an intimate partner or sexual violence from another person at some point in their lives (UN Women). Proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly in December 1999, the International Day for the (...)
25 November 2018 Lomé , Togo Keywords : Human and trade union rights ; Gender Equality ;
27/11/2018

PROMOTING SOCIAL PROTECTION FOR ALL THROUGH EQUITY AND GENDER EQUALITY

Taking forward the Abidjan declaration from the 2017 conference , 23 delegates from 17 African trade unions affiliated to ITUC Africa and 2 labour support organisations, gathered from 6 to 10 November in Johannesburg, in the framework of a continental seminar organized by FEDUSA, ITUC Africa (...)
6-10 November 2018 Johannesburg, South Africa Keywords : South Africa ; Gender Equality ; Extending Social Protection ;
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ITUC AFRICA

Climate change impacts on the African continent are visibly disturbing, as it begins to manifest one crisis after another. The Africa we want is crying for policy and climatic space to transform its economies, livelihoods and societies for the benefit of current and future generations. The (...)