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Tue, 16 Mar


Zoom and Livestream at ITUC Facebook page

UN CSW65 parallel event: #RatifyC190 to banish gender-based violence and harassment from the world of work

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Time & Location

16 Mar 2021, 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm GMT+1

Zoom and Livestream at ITUC Facebook page

About the Event

Global Unions in alliance with women’s and human rights organisations and feminist movements, are leading a pioneering #RatifyC190 campaign, calling for the ratification and effective implementation of C190 and R206. Uruguay, Fiji and Namibia are the first three countries to ratify C190, whilst Argentina, Ecuador, Italy and Somalia have completed the national process of ratification. In this online event, run in parallel to the 65th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of women, Global Unions invite you to join a roundtable conversation on what it takes to banish gender-based violence and harassment from our world of work.

Moderator: Cathy Feingold, Director, International department, AFL-CIO, USA, and Vice-President, ITUC  

Speakers:Mererai Vatege, Youth Committee Chairperson, FTUC, Fiji Fiona Gandiwa Magaya, Gender Specialist and Head of Education and Legal Department, ZCTU, Zimbabwe Silvana Cappuccio, Responsible for European and International Gender Policies, CGIL, Italy Milagro Pau, Gender Secretary and Executive Committee member, PIT-CNT, Uruguay Krishanti Dharmaraj, Executive Director, Center for Women in Global Leadership (CWGL)

Interpretation will be provided in English, French and Spanish.

The event will be livestreamed on the ITUC Facebook page at:

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