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To Women's Day 2023

March 8, 2023

The international women’s day is here and already our companies are sending out emails for fun competitions and company parties, giving out flowers and chocolate to the female employees.

But we do not see this day, that has its roots actually with the strike of American garment female workers, as a celebration but as an opportunity to contemplate on the women’s actual standing in the workplace.

Yes, there have been improvements due to the efforts of workers and institutions in the EU setting and individual countries. But we still have a long way to go, in order to achieve the working conditions women deserve in the ICT sector, in all CZ, in Europe, in the world. So that every day can be women’s day!

Here are some suggestions for governmental institutions and for our companies:

What can we do as workers to push for change?

This is a call to action for all ICT workers, who want a fair working conditions for themselves and others.

The author is a member of union and an employee of an international IT company.