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Day: October 11, 2019

Filipino teacher and trade union activist France Castro wins Febe Velasquez trade union rights award in the Netherlands

Today France Castro of the Alliance of Concerned Teachers received the Febe Velasquez Trade Union Rights Award for her brave and outstanding work in defence of human and trade union rights in the Philippines. The prize is awarded by Federatie…

Reinstate Husni! Mobilization continues for union rights at Accor’s Pullman Jakarta

Mass union protests continue outside Accor’s ‘chic, stylish and modern’ 5-star Pullman Jakarta in Indonesia’s capital city, where members of the IUF-affiliated independent national hotel and restaurant workers’ federation FSPM rallied on October 9 to demand the reinstatement of their…

New comprehensive database unveils state of the art in Higher Education

Hosting a record number of reports, the new Database of External Quality Assurance Results (DEQAR) allows scholars, researchers, students, higher education institutions, quality assurance agencies and policy makers to access over 40.000 reports on the quality assurance of higher education…

International Day of the Girl: educators worldwide salute GirlForce

The global education union movement applauds the momentous activism and leadership of girls around the world. Educators pledge to continue working to empower girls by promoting the inalienable right of every girl to free quality education and by pushing to…

African women rise for gender equality

The meeting was opened by regional secretary Paule Ndessomin, who encouraged women to maintain the momentum of the work that had been done. A major part of the discussion focused on the adoption of ILO Convention 190 on Violence and Harassment by…