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News | 07 Mar 2022

International Women's Day 2022: ITF launches Sanitation Rights Toolkit

On International Women’s Day 2022, we are excited to announce the launch of our Sanitation Rights Toolkit. #IWD2022 The toolkit contains resources for transport...

News | 02 Nov 2021

Maritime must be safe for women: ITF calls for industry to work with seafarers as assault case reverberates

A brave female cadet recently published the horrific experiences of sexual assault she endured on board a vessel while attending the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy....

News | 18 Oct 2021

ITF condemns assault on inspector, calls for zero-tolerance towards violence in maritime

An ITF inspector was physically assaulted by a ship’s Master in an unprecedented attack which the Federation says must be condemned. The assault happened onboard...

News | 08 Mar 2021

IWD 2021: How to stand with women working in maritime

Today is International Women’s Day – 8 March. All across the globe, the ITF global family are celebrating the contribution of women transport workers to...

News | 16 Apr 2020

Podcast: women's advocacy and Covid-19

The latest, special ITF podcast looking at the Covid-19 crisis has heard about the particular effects on working women. ITF project specialist (ending violence...

News | 11 Mar 2020

ITF and Omani union develop government relationship

The ITF Arab World regional secretary and an ITF-affiliated union have held a key meeting in Oman to build closer relationships with the government. Bilal Malkawi...

News | 05 Mar 2020

Podcast: boys and girls jobs

To mark International Women's Day 2020, the ITF has produced a podcast looking at the persistent problem of gender segregation in the transport industry. Jodi...

News | 29 Jan 2020

ITF supports push at the IMO for more women workers in maritime

A resolution drafted by the ITF, the Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA International), and several countries at the International...

News | 19 Nov 2019

Toilet rights are human rights: Transport Workers’ Sanitation Charter

On World Toilet Day, 19 November 2019, the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) is launching a Transport Workers’ Sanitation Charter, because...

News | 28 Oct 2019

Union pursues compensation for woman captain

The European maritime union Nautilus is seeking compensation for a woman captain member who was denied her maternity rights. The case took place on board a United...