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Empowering women at the Scottish Parliament

Thursday 9 March 2017

To observe International Women’s day, the Scottish Women’s Convention held an activity on Saturday 4th March at the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh, under the motto “Empowering Women”. More than 400 women from all backgrounds and spheres of society, including government, civil society and the arts, participated at this event. The First Minister of Scotland, Nicola…

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International Women’s Day – She needs a pay rise

Tuesday 7 March 2017

A pay rise for women would narrow the gender pay gap, and boost the economy by giving millions of working women more money to spend. UNI Europa Regional Secretary Oliver Roethig said: ‘UNI Europa is a 100% committed to closing the gender pay gap – and we are doing our share with the campaign,…

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Proud to be a feminist. Proud of my union.

Monday 6 March 2017

On January 21st 2017, over one million women in Washington and 5 million more around the world marched in a worldwide protest to advocate for legislation and policies regarding women’s rights, immigration, healthcare, environment, racial equality, freedom of religion and worker’s rights. The rallies were aimed at President Donald Trump as a response to his…

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UNI GS & DGS: ‘Thank you to all our affiliates’

Thursday 22 December 2016

Read below seasonal message of thanks to all affiliates from UNI Global Union General Secretary Philip Jennings and Deputy General Secretary, Christy Hoffman “Dear Colleagues, The ancient ironic Chinese saying, “May you live in interesting times”, is an apt description of what we have experienced in 2016. From Brexit, through the neo-liberal wave sweeping across…

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