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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 | 30 Aug 2021

Public transport workers to set new agenda at International Labour Organization

An ILO technical meeting on the future of decent and sustainable work in urban transport services is taking place this week, with some delegates travelling to...

News | 30 Jun 2021

LGBT+ transport workers need solidarity, not ‘rainbow capitalism’

Attitudes to sexual orientation and gender identity have changed for the better all over the world in the last two decades, towards openness and acceptance. For the...

News | 24 Jun 2021

Global trade union movement launches toolkit in campaign to eradicate violence and harassment in the workplace

As the International Labour Organization Convention 190 on violence and harassment in the world of work comes into force on 25 June 2021, global unions are...

News | 26 Mar 2021

Eliminating violence against women requires eliminating it at work

This week was the 65th Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women. The priority theme this year was “Women's full and effective participation...

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