WOMENS COMMITTEE 2020-2022

WOMENS COMMITTEE 2020-2022

The Fiji Trades Union Congress sets up its Women’s Committee in accordance with Rule 14 of its Constitution.The Women’s Committee is elected bi-annually at the meeting of the FTUC Women’s Delegates Conference.The Women’s Committee for the term 2018-2020 is as follows:

AIM

The purpose of the Women’s Committee is to assist the FTUC in achieving its aims and objectives with particular reference to women’s issues as outlined below:To promote the participation and integration of women into trade unions

  • To examine and introduce structures to organise women workers and strengthen and women’s committee.
  • To identify and promote the needs of unorganised women workers and organise them into trade union structure.
  • To plan, implement and monitor a programme of action of women workers.
  • To review and promote revision of existing legislation in relating to women and initiate enactment of new legislation as considered in the best interest of women.
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RECENT ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Observer Status Of 1 Women Representative From The Women’s Committee On The National Executive Board Of The FTUC
  • Representative To The ITUC-AP Women’s Committee As Titular Member
  • Elected Member To Vice Chair Of ITUC Women’s Committee
  • Formation Of Women’s Committees At Affiliate Level
  • Participation At International Trainings
  • Active Participation On The National Minimum Wage Campaign
  • Participation In ITUC “Count Us In Campaign”

FUTURE ACTIVITIES

The Women’s Committee activity plans are as follows:

  • To Increase Women Representation In The Trade Union Movement
  • Increase Women Membership By 30% By The Next Biennial Delegate Conference
  • Raise Awareness To Inform And Educate On The Roles And Functions Of The FTUC Women’s Committee To Affiliates And The General Public
  • To Develop Capacity Within The Women’s Committee To Uphold Future Leadership Positions In Their Respective Unions Within The FTUC Umbrella
  • Organizing To Recruit Women Unorganised Members From The Vulnerable Or Disadvantaged Sectors
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WOMENS COMMITTEE MEMBERS 2018-2020

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Sis Rosalia Fatiaki Chair person Association of University of the South Pacific (AUSPS)

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Sis Sai Vulawalu Vice Chair Federated Airline Staff Association (FASA)

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Sis Mere Railala Vice Chair National Union of Hospitality Catering & Tourism Industries Employees (NUHCTIE)

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Sis Sima Kumar Secretary Fiji Teachers Union (FTU)

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Sis Camari Kuruwale Assistant Secretary National Union of Workers (NUW)

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Sis Reapi Nayacakalaou Treasurer Fiji Public Services Association (FPSA)

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Sis Venina Druguta Committee Member Federated Airline Staff Association (FASA)

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