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International Women's Day Events

Date: March 8, 2021


 

Please join the AFL-CIO and the global labor movement for a series of events celebrating International Women’s Day and highlighting the organizing women union activists are doing around the world. Some of the events will take place as part of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women so please remember to register.

 

Remember to register for each event separately!

 

Monday, March 8, 2021
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. EST

Essential: Women’s Work Is the Backbone of the Global Economy

Co-sponsored by Coalition of Labor Union Women (CLUW) and the Solidarity Center with opening remarks from AFL-CIO Secretary Treasurer Liz Shuler. Registration required. Simultaneous interpretation in Arabic and Spanish provided.

 

Monday, 15 March

8:00am – 9.30am EST

Building forward for a fair recovery and gender equality at work

Co-sponsored by the ITUC and the Global Unions. Make a profile on  on NGOCSW65 Virtual Platform by using the link here  then: RSVP here. Languages: English, Spanish and French

 

Tuesday, March 16, 2021

8 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. EST

#RatifyC190: for a world of work free from gender-based violence and harassment

Co-sponsored by the ITUC and the Global Unions with remarks by AFL-CIO International Director Cathy Feingold. Please RSVP by sending an email to: equality@ituc-csi.org – upon which you will receive the weblink to attend the event. 

Languages: English, Spanish and French

 

 

Wednesday, March 17, 2021
9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. EST

Women Workers' Voices and Participation on the COVID-19 Recovery Front Lines

Our event is part of the UN's NGO Commission on the Status of Women (CSW65) Virtual Forum, taking place around the meetings. To join, please register as a "NGO CSW65 Virtual Forum Advocate."

 

Friday, March 19, 2021
9 a.m. - 10 a.m. EST

Ending Gender-Based Violence and Harassment at Work

A discussion by the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE), International Republican Institute (IRI), National Democratic Institute (NDI) and the Solidarity Center, also part of the NGO CSW65 Virtual Forum. 
Register as a NGO CSW65 Virtual Forum Advocate here.

 

 

Friday, 19 March, 8:00am-9:30am EST

#InvestInCare: A driver of gender equality

Co-sponsored by the ITUC and the Global Unions. Make a profile on NGOCSW65 Virtual Platform by using the link here  then: RSVP here  Languages: English, Spanish and French


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