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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...

News | 24 Mar 2021

Myanmar military must be held accountable for violence against women

The ITF has joined 181 global women’s rights organisations in urging the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to hold the Myanmar military junta to account. In...

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...