June 10, 2019: Unions vs Gender Based Violence
Labour organizers from around the world tell things unions are doing to stop sexual harassment and violence at work — including working towards a proposed International Labor Organization (ILO) Convention on zero tolerance for violence in the workplace and support for workers escaping domestic violence. Talks excerpted from a parallel event around the UN Commission on the Status of Women hearings in 2018.
Host(s): Mindy Ran, Frieda Werden
Featured Speakers/Guests: Marieke Koning, Equality Policy Advisor to the International Trade Union Congress; Vicky Smallman, Director of Women’s Human Rights for the Canadian Labour Congress; Zuliana Lainez, President, Latin American Federation of Journalists. Moderator: Mindy Ran, Co-Chair of the International Federation of Journalists’ Gender Council.