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News | 16 Apr 2020

Podcast: women's advocacy and Covid-19

The latest, special ITF podcast looking at the Covid-19 crisis has heard about the particular effects on working women. ITF project specialist (ending violence...

News | 11 Mar 2020

ITF and Omani union develop government relationship

The ITF Arab World regional secretary and an ITF-affiliated union have held a key meeting in Oman to build closer relationships with the government. Bilal Malkawi...

News | 05 Mar 2020

Podcast: boys and girls jobs

To mark International Women's Day 2020, the ITF has produced a podcast looking at the persistent problem of gender segregation in the transport industry. Jodi...

News | 29 Jan 2020

ITF supports push at the IMO for more women workers in maritime

A resolution drafted by the ITF, the Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA International), and several countries at the International...

News | 19 Nov 2019

Toilet rights are human rights: Transport Workers’ Sanitation Charter

On World Toilet Day, 19 November 2019, the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) is launching a Transport Workers’ Sanitation Charter, because...

News | 28 Oct 2019

Union pursues compensation for woman captain

The European maritime union Nautilus is seeking compensation for a woman captain member who was denied her maternity rights. The case took place on board a United...

News | 01 Oct 2019

Women to the fore on World Maritime Day

Organised annually by the International Maritime Organization (IMO), the worldwide event focused on gender equality, one of the 17 goals that underpin the United...

News | 22 Jun 2019

ITF hails historic convention

The first ever international standard on violence and harassment in the world of work has been adopted at the centenary International Labour Conference (ILC) of the...

News | 08 Mar 2019

Shipping industry to promote jobs to women and young people

All sides of the shipping industry came together at a conference in Geneva, Switzerland to discuss the promotion of seafaring jobs to women and young people. The...