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News | 23 Jun 2022 Press Release

Hope Hicks case not an isolated incident, shows need for practical change in shipping

Responding to news that Hope Hicks has taken a case against shipping giant Maersk, seafarers’ unions are calling for employers to ensure their safe workplace...

News | 31 Mar 2022

Women in railways: share your views

As part of the ITF Railway Global Action Week, 27 March – 3 April 2022, we are launching an online survey specifically targeted for women railway workers.   At...

News | 02 Nov 2021

Maritime must be safe for women: ITF calls for industry to work with seafarers as assault case reverberates

A brave female cadet recently published the horrific experiences of sexual assault she endured on board a vessel while attending the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy....

News | 18 Oct 2021

ITF condemns assault on inspector, calls for zero-tolerance towards violence in maritime

An ITF inspector was physically assaulted by a ship’s Master in an unprecedented attack which the Federation says must be condemned. The assault happened onboard...

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 | 08 Mar 2021

IWD 2021: How to stand with women working in maritime

Today is International Women’s Day – 8 March. All across the globe, the ITF global family are celebrating the contribution of women transport workers to...

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 | 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...