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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 | 29 Sep 2020

Domestic violence is a workplace issue says ground-breaking Indian study

Report launched by Indian transport unions along with other Indian unions today gives an unprecedented view of how domestic violence impacts the working lives of...

News | 08 Jul 2020

ITF podcast: Domestic violence in the light of Covid-19

In the latest episode of the ITF podcast, alongside our invited guests, we were discussing devastating spikes in the cases of domestic violence due to the...

News | 20 May 2020

Women transport workers’ rights and COVID-19

Transport workers together for a gender equal new normal The transport industry is highly gendered, and whilst all transport workers are being severely impacted by...

News | 17 Apr 2020

Covid-19 and access to sanitation facilities for transport workers

Guidance for trade union negotiators Safe access to decent sanitation facilities at work, and most importantly being able to use them when needed during the...

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