Women in Education
Statement of support for early educators taking strike actionMarch 08, 2017
The NSW Teachers Federation extends solidarity to United Voice in its campaign to achieve equal pay in the female-dominated childcare sector. Today, more than 1000 early childhood educators are expected to strike from 3.20pm, which represents the time women in Australia effectively start working for free because of the persistent gender pay imbalance.
Collective action will achieve gains for gender equity, IWD event hearsMarch 08, 2017
Women's struggles for equality were acknowledged at an International Women's Day morning tea at Federation's Surry Hills headquarters this morning. International Women's Day provides an opportunity to celebrate and acknowledge women's progress towards gender equality in terms of social, political and economic rights that have been achieved through collective action.
Sydney International Women's Day March and Rally on Saturday 11 March 2017February 23, 2017
Unions NSW will be coordinating the 2017 Sydney International Women's Day March and Rally on Saturday March 11. This year’s theme is “Forwards Not Backwards”, drawing attention to the many ways that gender equality appears to slipping, particularly in the area of health, economics, representation and safety. Date: Saturday March 11Time: 10amLocation: Archibald Fountain, Hyde Park North
International Women's Day on Wednesday 8 March 2017February 22, 2017
International Women's Day, on March 8, has been a global celebration of the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women for more than 100 years, and is now considered the strongest global call-to-action for accelerating gender parity.