ETUC 8th of March Survey 2016

Dear colleagues,

please find attached the report of this year 8th of March Survey.

The first part of the report looks at trends in female trade unions' membership and in unions' decision-making positions among ETUC confederations and ETUFs.

Press release

Break the glass walls! March 8 International Women's Day

On International Women’s Day, the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) calls on men and women to break the glass walls that segregate the sexes in different occupations at work - and reach more gender equality in the labour market.    

Women continue to be held back:

Press release

Trade unions for the elimination of violence against women

European trade unionists will mark November 25 – the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against women – with a pledge to work against violence against women, whether at the workplace or at home, until it is eliminated. 

The shocking facts are that

Press release

Equal Pay Day


The ETUC welcomes the European Commission’s efforts to raise awareness of the gender pay gap and its pervasive consequences.