By coming together to build grass-roots organisations, refugee women are overcoming challenges to secure their livelihoods, their education, their healthcare, and their independence.
In Brisbane, twenty-three cyclists and their support crew came together in South Brisbane for the third annual Big Ride for Palestine! The ride raised over $9,000 for Union Aid Abroad – APHEDA projects in Palestine.
Congratulations to the activists and internationalists who organised the annual Brisbane Global Solidarity Trivia Night!
As the Secretary of the Australian Western Sahara Association, Lesley Osborn has been calling on the Australian people to put their solidarity into action for the past fifteen years. Asked what drives her activism, Lesley told us: “Solidarity is unity and joining with others to make change.”
Because of the growing momentum to ban asbestos in Asia, the asbestos lobby is fighting to reverse the major gains made towards securing an asbestos free future.
In Palestine, small-hold farmers are overcoming barriers to selling their produce on the market. Farming communities in Gaza and the West Bank are improving land-care techniques to boost their yields.