In 2018, the Working Women’s Centre of Timor Leste (WWCTL) launched the country’s first Working Women’s Telephone Hotline.
On International Domestic Workers’ Day, the Working Women’s Centre of Timor Leste launched a media campaign to promote the rights of domestic workers.
“When there is nobody else to support us, we know Union Aid Abroad – APHEDA will stand by us” – Ricar Pascoela, APHEDA People
“We are grateful to work with Union Aid Abroad – APHEDA because when there is nobody else to support us, we know APHEDA will stand by us.”
On May Day 2020, Union Aid Abroad APHEDA partner organisations in the Philippines, Myanmar and Timor Leste called for strengthening of workers’ rights in a post-Covid 19 world.
In Timor Leste, informal workers and their communities are taking action to build their resilience and preparedness in the face of the global Coronavirus pandemic.