Communication and Organising Young Transport Workers in Africa

Video produced by ITF Africa during the ITF young transport workers’ Communication, Campaigning and Organising workshop in South Africa —————————————- “Communication, Campaigning and Organising” Workshop in South Africa, Johannesburg on November 9-11, 2015. Eighteen young worker participants from seventeen countries; Niger, Cote d’Ivoire, Senegal, Mauritania, Namibia, Ghana, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Burkina Faso, Congo Brazzaville, Kenya, Benin, Togo, Liberia, Malawi, Democratic […]


December 11, 2015

UN day for the elimination of violence against women

Young Workers! Wednesday 25 November is UN day for the elimination of violence against women. Reports of physical, emotional and sexual violence against women are rising. As trade unionists we have to take action to be part of the solution to this global issue. Get info and inspiration on 25 November activities at www.endviolence2015.org Send […]


November 24, 2015

ITF Affiliated Unions in Bangladesh take steps to form a Young Transport Workers’ Committee

Brother Golam Mohammed Musa (GM Musa) is Assistant Secretary General of the ITF affiliated union Bangladesh Biman Officers Association. He is nominated by his union leaders to represent Young Workers in the Asia Pacific Young Transport Workers Network (AP YTWN) and attend the inaugural meeting in Delhi, 17-18 October 2015. There are 13 ITF affiliated […]


November 13, 2015

BWU Youth Arm Activities

Serena Browne (ITF Young Transport Workers Committee – Americas Representative) is the Youth Coordinator for the ITF affiliated Barbados Workers Union (BWU). She highlights some activities of BWU Youth Arms; Brightening up Thelma Vaughn Memorial Home Barbados Workers’ Union Youth Arm’s outreach programme the committee endeavoured to brighten up our adopted home, the Thelma Vaughn Memorial Home on Saturday […]


November 4, 2015

Meeting the Palestine Young Workers

Sharon Li (Co Chair of ITF Young Transport Workers Committee) from ITF affiliated union Singapore Organisation of Seamen (SOS), visited Palestine and Israel on 14-18 September 2015 as part of ITF delegation representing the ITF Youth. She reports on her meeting with the Young Workers in Palestine and their activities. Activities for the Young Workers […]


November 2, 2015

YOUNG TRANSPORT WORKERS IN ASIA PACIFIC

Seema Premlal Kahar, Youth Representative for All India Railwaymen’s Federation (AIRF) and its affiliate Northern Railway Men’s Union (NRMU), participated in the ITF’s Inaugural Asia Pacific Young Transport Workers Network (AP YTWN) Workshop in Delhi, 17-18 October 2015. She writes on the challenges for youth in the region, need for young workers to be organised and to […]


October 29, 2015

Asia Pacific Young Transport Workers Network (AP YTWN)

17-18 October, Delhi, India, ITF Asia Pacific Regional Office and ITF Young Transport Workers Committee’s Asia Pacific Representatives, organised an inaugural meeting of young leaders nominated by their union leaders to represent in AP YTWN. 25 young leaders from various Asian countries attended the first meeting.   The young leaders worked together to brain storm […]


October 23, 2015

Climate Change Action Day

Indonesian Railway Workers Union (SPKA) Youth, taking part in the climate change action day. Because “Our Public Transport Reduces Emissions and ..” “Improves Air quality” “Improves Safety” “Creates millions of Jobs” “Opens up spaces” “Improves Mobility”


October 6, 2015

Saving India’s railways

Preeti Singh, youth rep for the All India Railwaymen’s Federation (AIRF) and its affiliate the Northern Railway Men’s Union (NRMU), sets out the challenges facing India’s rail workers and efforts to get young workers active. India’s railways are vital, carrying 23 million people daily and transporting a third of India’s essential goods. But now the […]


October 1, 2015

ETF Summer Camp

On the last week of August 2015, four members of the ETF youth committee attended an ETF summer camp organized by Die Eisenbahn- und Verkehrsgewerkschaft (EVG). EVG is a German trade union affiliated to ETF representing interest of approximately 205 thousand railway workers in Germany. The summer camp which was held in EVG’s educational centre […]


September 16, 2015