March 8, 2024

IAM District Women recognised for their work

IAM Union sisters Vivianne Simon (left) and Rootisha Rampat (right) were recently recognised by the Director of the IAM’s Women’s and Human Rights Department, Julie Frietchen (centre), for their exemplary work during the first cohort of the Leadership Excellence Assembly of Dedicated Sisters program. The LEADS program started in 2022 with the mission of preparing more IAM Union sisters for the roles of union representatives, Local and District presidents, and other

Thought you knew about the Gender Gap? READ THIS!

A recent report on the status of women by the World Bank revealed a concerning, but not an entirely surprising trend; the global gender gap is greater than was previously thought. The report reveals that no country in the world has achieved gender equality, at least in terms of providing the same opportunities for women as are available to men.   The sobering results come out of a study that