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Day: October 30, 2019

Trade union renewal, a global challenge

Research on the current state of unions in the world, commissioned by the Bureau for Workers’ Activities on the occasion of the International Labour Organisation’s Centenary celebration, shows that trade unions have enormous challenges ahead of them. Important changes in…

Iraq: educators join nationwide demonstration

The Iraqi Teachers’ Union called for a four-day strike starting on 28 October in solidarity with demonstrators urging public authorities to provide jobs, quality public services and to put an end to a political system that has failed them. The…

Agreements unite formal and informal metal workers in Kenya

“United, One Goal, One Voice” read a banner during the signing ceremony of the ground-breaking agreements between unions and informal workers’ associations in Nairobi on 29 October. The agreements will promote “a partnering framework for parties in addressing the issues…

Esmail Bakhshi was released on heavy bail

Esmail Bakhshi was released on heavy bail اسماعيل بخشي با قيد وثيقه سنگين آزاد شد! Esmail Bakhshi was released on a heavy bail of 750,000,000 toman today, Wednesday, October 30, 2019, from the Evin prison in Tehran. He was welcomed…

An auspicious year for women’s rights and gender equality

2020, a year to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the most progressive global blueprint for women’s rights ever adopted by governments. At the United Nations (UN) Fourth World Conference on Women held in Beijing, China, in 1995, the Declaration and…