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Strong unions need women

Directed by the ITF women’s committee, the ITF women’s department works with affiliates, helping them to organise more women transport workers and maximise their workplace power.
Our aim is to strengthen the collective voice and win better conditions for women transport workers around the world. Key issues include access to decent pay and jobs, and the right to work free from violence.

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News | 19 Jan 2021

ITF welcomes Italy’s move to ratify C190

The ITF welcomes news that Italy’s parliament has approved ratification of ILO Convention 190 on Violence and Harassment. This makes it the first European country...

News | 17 Dec 2020

Decent sanitation still eludes many transport workers: ITF forum

On World Toilet Day, 19 November, the ITF held a virtual sanitation forum to discuss issues on sanitation for transport workers in road, rail, urban transport and...

News | 09 Dec 2020

ITF Congratulates Namibia for ratifying C190

“The ITF congratulates Namibia for ratifying the International Labour Organization’s (ILO) Convention 190 (C190) on Violence and Harassment in the World of...

News | 19 Nov 2020

Access to sanitation for transport workers is as much about curbing Covid-19 as it is about dignity

Today, 19 November, is World Toilet Day. While some of us still in employment can work from home, most transport workers are not afforded that luxury. They work...

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