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Gender discrimination

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International standards & introductory material
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13 March 2002

Spotlight on unions and women [Mauritania]: Mahjouba Mint Saleek

Author: International Confederation of Free Trade Unions

(CGTM, Mauritania)

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13 March 2002

Spotlight on unions and women [Mauritania]: Mahjouba Mint Saleek

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12 March 2002

Spotlight on unions and women [Germany]

Author: International Confederation of Free Trade Unions

Ursula Engelen-Kefer of the German DGB [German Trade Union Confederation] -...Legislation [in Germany] is definitely not discriminatory: on the contrary it guarantees male-female equality in many areas such as fixed-term contracts and part-time work....

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11 March 2002
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Author: Confederación Internacional de Organizaciones Sindicales Libres

La brecha entre hombres y mujeres sigue siendo muy grande ya que todavía hay 30% de diferencia entre los salarios de puestos equivalentes...A eso se agregan otros fenómenos, como el acoso sexual o la intimidación moral, de los que se habla mucho más...

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11 March 2002
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Author: Confédération Internationale des Syndicats Libres

Le clivage entre hommes et femmes reste encore très important car il y a toujours 30% de différence de salaires pour des postes équivalents...A cela s'ajoutent d'autres phénomènes, comme le harcèlement sexuel ou l'intimidation morale, dont on parle...

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11 March 2002

Spotlight on unions and women [Belgium]: Mia de Vits, FGTB Belgium

Author: International Confederation of Free Trade Unions

The gap between men and women remains very large, with a 30% difference in pay for jobs of equal status...That is all compounded by other factors, such as sexual harassment, which are increasingly being brought to light with women often being the...

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11 March 2002

Spotlight on unions and women [Belgium]: Mia de Vits, FGTB Belgium

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11 March 2002

Spotlight on unions and women [India]

Author: International Confederation of Free Trade Unions

Christine Nathan of the Indian IFBWW [Indian Federation of Building and Woodworkers] [refers to rights of women workers]

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Article
10 March 2002

Businesses cool to new gender-equality law [Taiwan]

Author: Taipei Times

As the Gender Equality Labor Law went into effect on Friday, nearly 70 percent of Taiwan's businesses believe that the law will cause difficulties in terms of management, according to the results of a poll released yesterday.

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9 March 2002

Protesters march for Women's Day [Indonesia]

Author: Jakarta Post

IWLTUF [Indonesian Women Leader's Trade Union Forum] coordinator, Ester S. Tuange, said they were demanding equal treatment for women and equal opportunities in the labor market. She said companies must not practice wage discrimination as between men...

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