Yesterday, Cambodian union leader Chhim Sithar was sentenced to two years in prison. The Australian Council of Trade Unions, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch called for her release in a statement. Read more
Campaigners from APHEDA are on the ground in Geneva this week, working with comrades across the global union movement and allies in civil society to fight for reform to the rules that govern asbestos trade. Read more
Congratulations to the winners of Union Aid Abroad-APHEDA's raffle this year! Read more
Luke Martin is the Secretary of Bendigo Trades Hall Council and has been a member of Union Aid Abroad-APHEDA for 3 years. Read more
May Day is an opportunity for us to come together and continue fighting for the issues that matter to us, such as fair wages, better working conditions, and safer workplaces. It is also a time to celebrate the solidarity of workers and the power of collective action. Read more
In the Philippines, SENTRO, a national trade union centre, are collaborating with workers in the garment sector, fishing sector and informal workers to increase their understanding of the climate crisis and how it impacts on their work. Read more
The Cambodian Prostitute's Union was set up by sex workers to help promote and protect their rights as workers, provide information about preventing HIV/AIDS, and help their members access social, health and legal services. Read more
In the past month, the Myanmar junta has killed more than 210 people in aerial attacks and the number of internally displaced persons has now jumped to 1.8 million. Read more
The Rotterdam Convention will convene this month to decide whether countries have a right to know about hazardous substances, including asbestos, that enter their country. Read more

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