Every All-Black Look Actresses Wore to the BAFTAs in Solidarity With #TimesUp

In January, when actresses showed up to the Golden Globes wearing all black as sign of solidarity for the Time’s Up movement, it set the tone for 2018’s award season. The past two months since have seen powerful speeches and performances, as well as political accessories like pins and symbolic white flowers, taking a stand against sexual harassment and gender inequality in Hollywood. On Sunday, the theme carried on at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards (BAFTAs), where celebrities once again coordinated to wear all black in a show of solidarity. Among those who participated…

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International solidarity helps Iraqi teachers organise

The Iraqi Teachers’ Union received a recent boost to its organisational efforts through a workshop organised by Education International’s Arab Countries Cross-Regional Structure and the British National Association of Schoolmasters Union of Women Teachers.   Twenty-five Iraqi Teachers’ Union (ITU) leaders and heads of ITU branches participated in a capacity building workshop organised from 6-7 September in Beirut, Lebanon, by the Education International Arab Countries Cross-Regional Structure (EI ACCRS). The informative workshop was organised in coordination with the National Association of Schoolmasters Union of Women Teachers (NASUWT) which was represented…

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