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Laos Parliament Meets with World’s Leading Asbestos Experts
Addressing the dangerous levels of asbestos consumption in Laos, Laotian parliamentarians met last week with scientists and experts to discuss the urgent need to ensure safe workplaces and communities that are free from asbestos.
“The importance of solidarity”: Naw K’nyaw Paw speaks to Union Aid Abroad
“By standing together across borders, we can make a better world” - that was the message that celebrated human rights activist Naw K’nyaw Paw delivered to Union Aid Abroad – APHEDA members and supporters in the 2019 Annual Dinner. Here,
“Workers not slaves!” – Domestic Workers of Timor Take Demands to Streets
This year the Working Women’s Centre took to the streets with hundreds of Timorese Domestic Workers to celebrate International Domestic Workers Day and restate their demands to the Timorese government for dignity and rights at work.
In South Africa, farmers are organising to confront the climate crisis
The response to the climate crisis is not handouts, but campaigns for land rights, food sovereignty, sustainable agriculture, and access to water by defending the rights of rural women, farm workers, and small-scale farmers.
Remembering the Triumph of Independence in Timor Leste
On the twentieth anniversary of Timor Leste’s independence, we’re celebrating the decades of solidarity between the Timorese and Australian people by releasing an excerpt from “Livelihoods and Liberation Struggles: Thirty Years of Australian Worker Solidarity”, recounting the tension and triumph
Sydney Celebrates Global Solidarity at the 2019 APHEDA Dinner!
At the 2019 Annual APHEDA Dinner, more than three hundred unionists, internationalists, and activists came together in Sydney to celebrate global solidarity! We heard our guest speaker, Naw K’nyaw Paw, give the keynote speech on “The Importance of Solidarity“.
Fight to Ban Asbestos Boosted in Cambodia
In Cambodia, the fight to ban asbestos has taken a major step forward with the launch of the National Asbestos Profile. The National Asbestos Profile helps decision-makers, workers and consumers safeguard health and safety by identifying the dangers of asbestos
Naw K’nyaw Paw 2019 Speaking Tour
In August this year, special guest speaker Naw K’nyaw Paw will be in Australia to speak about the struggle for justice for the Karen people, the fight for women’s rights in the refugee camps, the stories of Karen refugees along