In 2018, the Working Women’s Centre of Timor Leste (WWCTL) launched the country’s first Working Women’s Telephone Hotline.
When Elisabeth de Arajujo meets with domestic workers in the Timorese capital of Dili, she tells them: “you are a worker as me, I am also a worker – all of us are in the same position, so we have to come together to fight for better conditions.”
May Day 2019 in Dili was the biggest, loudest and best May Day ever with the largest number of workers in decades taking to the streets.
On International Women’s Day 2019, APHEDA’s partner organisations participated in marches, produced statements and even won international human rights awards.
In October 2018, Union Aid Abroad – APHEDA Timor Leste welcomed Sharon Claydon MP and Australian Ambassador Peter Roberts to meet our partner organisations.