Union Aid Abroad-APHEDA People
Union Aid Abroad-APHEDA is about people – people working together to make things better for all. As the global justice organisation of the Australian union movement, each and every APHEDA supporter, member, partner, activist and participant here in Australia and all around the world contributes to the work it takes to tackle inequality and injustice.
Union Aid Abroad-APHEDA is about people working together to make things better for all. This month we meet Hoang Thi Ngan from Bac Kan Women’s Union in Vietnam.
This month we spoke with Chongchit, a senior union official with the Lao Federation of Trade Unions (LFTU). Chongchit gives us a unique insight into the world of organising and worker’s rights in Laos.
Long-term activists Peter Jennings and Ruth Ellis were honoured at this year’s AGM for their commitment and dedication to APHEDA’s goals.
This month we spoke with Eai Shwe Sinn who is the founder and Chairperson of Union Aid Abroad-APHEDA’s Myanmar partner organisation, Labour Rights Defenders and Promoters (LRDP).
Meet Mark Phillips – unionist and Union Aid APHEDA activist for over a decade.
This month we spoke with Saina Tomi, an Organiser for Samoa First Union (SFU). SFU was formed in June 2015 and is the first private sector union in Samoa.
This month we spoke with Tim who participated in APHEDA’s Thai-Myanmar Border Study Tour in 2012. In 2016, Tim returned to Myanmar where he was invited to train workers from a number of industries in Yangon with Action Labor Rights (ALR).
This month we spoke with Andrew who has visited many of Union Aid Abroad – APHEDA’s projects in person and who believes that joining APHEDA is the closest thing you’ll get to a religious experience!
This month we spoke with Audrey who has supported Union Aid Abroad APHEDA since its establishment in 1984. Audrey continues to be actively involved in APHEDA’s work and is passionate about internationalism and global solidarity.