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International federation of building and wood workers

International Federation of Building and Wood Workers


International federation of building and wood workers

ABOUT US:*Based in Geneva Switzerland, the IFBWW is the Global Union Federation (GUF) protecting more than 10 million members in 287 trade unions in 124 countries around the world in the building, building materials, wood, forestry and allied industries. *The IFBWW`s mission is to promote the development of trade unions in these sectors throughout the world and to promote and enforce workers rights in the context of sustainable development. *IFBWW headquarters are located in Geneva, Switzerland, where worldwide activities are coordinated with a network of regional offices. *The IFBBWW South Asia Project Office is located at New Delhi in India under the IFBWW Regional Office for Asia-Pacific in Malaysia


Organising in a globalised world

Calls on all government to ratify ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles & Rights at Work

Campaigns to pressure MNCs to observe workers’ rights through IFBWW Tool Box.

Framework Agreements with:

a. IKEA b. Hochtief c. Skanska

d. Faber Castell e. Ballast Nedam f. Lafarge

Social Dialogue with World Bank & International Monetary Fund on core labour standards

Forest certification to incorporate core labour standards

IFBWW Responses

Organising in a Globalised World


Major activities ifbww south asia project office

Major ActivitiesIFBWW South Asia Project Office

  • BANGLADESH: 2 Affiliates

  • NEPAL: 3 Affiliates

  • SRI LANKA: 2 Affiliates

  • INDIA: 28 Affiliates

  • Education

  • Child Labour Project

  • Gender Project

  • IT Training

  • Occupational Health & Safety

  • Forestry Programme


Gender advocacy

Gender Advocacy

  • In 2001, focused on Skills Training in Developing & Implementing Campaigns

  • 2002, concentrated on Organising & Recruiting women members

  • 2003, directed on Occupational Safety & Health

  • Formation of trade union structures for women participation

  • Integrated with Child Labour Project also


Child labour project

CHILD LABOUR PROJECT

Organising

Schooling of child labourers

Gender Programmes

Project Strategy

Adult Literacy

Medical Benefits

Campaigning


Child labour project1

15 Child Labour Schools supported by FNV,CLC,BAT-KARTEL & CLSC

About 2,100 erstwhile child labourers are enrolled

One UPGMS child labour school received government recognition

CHILD LABOUR PROJECT


Child labour project2

Union in Bihar merged child labour school with government school in Majhia, District Kishanganj. Similarly in Punjab the Government took over its School at Village Joura after Union ran it successfully for more than 2 years

Significant expansion of membership base and areas of influenced

CHILD LABOUR PROJECT


Child labour project3

CHILD LABOUR PROJECT

  • Instrumental in increase of wages of workers and securing other benefits

  • BMS & UPGMS are represented in their respective state’s government committee on child labour


Child labour project4

CHILD LABOUR PROJECT

  • Recognition of the IFBWW child labour project of no less than the President of India


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