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FOR WEEK OF SEPT 8 - WINGS #21-19 Politics as Unusual

UN, EU, Guatemala Parliament - women bring new issues to the table


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Length: 0:28:49
Uploaded: 20 Aug, 2019

Recording Date: 20 Aug, 2019
Recording Location: Brussels, Belgium; Amsterdam; Vancouver
Logsheet: none
Language: English
Topical for: Timeless
Status: Complete, Ready to Air
Copyright: Creative Commons License
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Program Title: FOR WEEK OF SEPT 8 - WINGS #21-19 Politics as Unusual
Description: Bringing new issues to the political table is a lot of work. Three stories about progress made: (1) On June 21, 2019, the UN's International Labour Organization passed a Convention Against Violence in the World of Work; (2) The very first legislation under the European Pillar of Social Rights: on June 13 2019, a Work-Life Balance Directive was adopted by the EU Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council; (3) LGBTI issues discussed for the first time in the Guatemalan Parliament.

Host(s): Mindy Ran
Featured Speakers/Guests: Chidi King, Director of Equality at the International Trade Union Confederation; Montserrat Mir, Elected Confederal Secretary of the European Trade Union Confederation, in charge of Gender Policies; Sandra Moran, Guatemalan Feminist activist, campaigner for Indigenous Womens rights and the first out Lesbian (or gay) elected to the Guatemalan Parliament.

Credits: Interviews by Mindy Ran and Frieda Werden; hosting and production by Mindy Ran. Editing of the Sandra Moran segment by This Way Out's Greg Gordon.

Comments: WINGS: Women's International News Gathering Service has been covering the global women's movement for community radio since 1986. Pitches:

Politics > Feminism
Politics > Activism
Politics > Elections
Regional > Europe
Politics > Political Parties
Society and Culture
Politics > First Nations
Regional > Latin America
Type: Weekly Program

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