Union Aid Abroad – APHEDA partner union in the Phillipines, SENTRO, is expanding its campaign for energy democracy to Masbate Island, where a pilot model of renewable energy cooperatives is being rolled out.
In Cambodia, sex workers are working together to achieve safety at work. The women of the Cambodian Prostitutes’ Union (CPU) are confronting violence at work and discrimination in their communities by building their collective power as a union.
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 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.
In Laos our partner union, the Lao Federation of Trade Unions (LFTU), is building the power of vulnerable private-sector workers to fight against exploitation.
In the Shan State of Myanmar, the next generation of activists are training to fight for social justice and human rights in the School for Shan State Nationalities Youth.