Conference of women trade union leaders,
Rio di Janeiro, 18-21 May 1999
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- Women trade leaders to attend world women's meeting
- ICFTU OnLine..., 7 May 1999. The world's largest-ever
gathering of women trade union leaders is taking place in Rio
de Janeiro, Brazil, in just over a week's time. Over 320 female
world trade union leaders are attending the ICFTU 7th World Women's
Conference which runs from May 18 to 21. The Conference is being
organised by the ICFTU, of which one third of its membership of
124 million members, are women.
- Nobel Prize Winner opens Women Workers Conference
with call for World Unity among women
- ICFTU OnLine..., 18 May 1999. Rigoberta Menchu,
Guatemalan Nobel prize winner, and world-famous campaigner for
the rights of indigenous people opened the ICFTU 7th World Women's
Conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, with a call for a common
agenda for women to fight globalisation, and to bring about peace
- Women Trade Unionists stand for minute's silence
for murdered trade union associate
- ICFTU Online..., 27 May 1999. Delegates at the closing
session of the ICFTU 7th World Women's Conference which took place
in Rio de Janeiro last week, stood for one minute's silence to
show their condemnation of the murder of Italian Massimo D'
- Working Women's Conference ends with call to reach
out to `a-typical Workers'
- ICFTU Online..., 27 May 1999. The ICFTU Conference for
trade union women finished last week with a call to rethink
organising tactics to reach `new workers' created by