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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17/02/2020

10th New Year School: African Trade Unions and the Future of Work

Technological advances, artificial intelligence, automation and robotics are plunging the world of work today into unprecedented change. If this change promises to be beneficial for some under other skies, that is likely to strike a blow to others on the black continent, given that the (...)
17-20 Febrary 2020 Lome, TOGO Keywords : Activities; Newsletters; Climate Change And Environment; Human and trade union rights; Gender Equality; Peace And Security; Extending Social Protection ; Organising And Workers Empowerment - Trade Union Unity; Structural Transformation For Africa’s Development; Youth Work - Organising And Workers Empowerment;
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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07/03/2020

Statement on International Women’s Day 2020

As the world celebrates International Women’s Day, the African Regional Organisation of the International Trade Union Confederation - ITUC-Africa (www.ituc-africa.org) would like to congratulate the millions of women and activists for their unwavering commitment to working with us for a fairer (...)
Keywords : Declarations ; Gender Equality ;
17/02/2020

10th New Year School: African Trade Unions and the Future of Work

Technological advances, artificial intelligence, automation and robotics are plunging the world of work today into unprecedented change. If this change promises to be beneficial for some under other skies, that is likely to strike a blow to others on the black continent, given that the (...)
17-20 Febrary 2020 Lome, TOGO Keywords : Activities ; Newsletters ; Climate Change And Environment ; Human and trade union rights ; Gender Equality ; Peace And Security ; Extending Social Protection ; Organising And Workers Empowerment - Trade Union Unity ; Structural Transformation For Africa’s Development ; Youth Work - Organising And Workers Empowerment ;
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 ;
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ITUC AFRICA

Given the enormity of the catastrophe that could befall Africa should the continent experience a full-scale outbreak of the epidemic, we deem it necessary to address the African Union on a number of urgent issues....