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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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Breaking the glass walls! 8 March is International Women’s Day

Monday 7 March 2016

On International Women’s Day UNI Europa, together with the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) and other trade union federations calls on men and women to break the glass walls that segregate the sexes in different occupations at work- and reach more gender equality in the labor market. Women continue to be held back not only…

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5th UNI Europa Women’s Conference ready for liftoff

Wednesday 24 February 2016

Over three hundred trade unionists are ready for the 5th UNI Europa Women’s Conference in Rome on 13 March. The theme of the Women’s conference is Women at the Heart of Change. It is designed to shed light on a rapidly changing Europe and to focus the discussion on how services unions and women need…

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Constructive discussion with Commissioner Thyssen

Tuesday 26 January 2016

On 25 January, UNI Europa representatives, lead by Regional Secretary Oliver Roethig, met with Commissioner Marianne Thyssen to discuss recent developments in Europe concerning social affairs and employment. At the meeting, the UNI Europa representatives highlighted the challenges in the new world of work due to rapid technological changes. UNI Europa has been one of…

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Trade unions for the elimination of violence against women

Wednesday 25 November 2015

European trade unionists will mark November 25 – the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against women – with a pledge to work against violence against women, whether at the workplace or at home, until it is eliminated. The shocking facts are that One in three women has been a victim of physical and/or…

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16 days of activism: Violence in the media

Monday 23 November 2015

Media has the power to influence billions and billions of people, entire societies. But unfortunately media is plagued with gender stereotypes that affect the public perception of reality. Stereotypes affects us all; particularly women. Their use installs concepts of what to expect of women and of what women can expect of themselves. So, if media…

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