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UNI Europa Equal Opportunities celebrates and encourages diversity. We believe that we can build fairer Europe by fighting the barriers created by the existent inequalities in our world.
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Time to deliver on women’s rights: YES to the work-life balance directive

Thursday 8 March 2018

For International Women’s Day on 8th March trade unionists across Europe are calling for a swift adoption of the proposed EU Directive on work/life balance. EU legislation in this field will strongly enhance women’s employment opportunities and enable family-related leave to be taken more equally. If adopted, the new Directive will strengthen rights in many…

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Sexual harassment: our invisible enemy at the workplace

Thursday 8 March 2018

Violence in the world of work is a threat to the dignity, security, health and well-being of everyone. It has an impact not only on workers and employers, but also on their families, communities, economies and society as a whole. There is no one definition of the term of “violence” in the world of work,…

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Why unions must act on violence and harassment against women

Wednesday 14 February 2018

Recent social media campaigns like #Metoo and #Timesup have highlighted gender-based violence at work and shown the extent of the problem. Trade unions need to take action on violence against women and advocate for a binding international law on gender-based violence. Violence and harassment against women is widespread According to the World Health Organization 35 per…

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European audiovisual sector committed to enhancing gender equality and diversity

Saturday 20 January 2018

In January 2018, EURO-MEI, together with its sister union federations FIA (International Federation of Actors), FIM (International Federation of Musicians) and EFJ (European Federation of Journalists) and the European employer’s organisations in the audiovisual sector (EBU, ACT, AER, FIAPF and CEPI) kicked off a new two year project on gender equality and diversity. The aim…

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