English / Bahasa Before I got status as a permanent worker I had to under go a three month trial period. This was really tough- during this time the pressure is really high. Even if we are feeling really ill there is no way we wouldn’t come to work. Our supervisors often don’t follow the […]
English / Bahasa Halo! Hi my name is Sewani and this is a blog about my life as a 24-year-old factory worker in Indonesia. I work 6 days a week at a factory producing shoes for a famous international sportswear brand. I want to share my story with you so at least you can get […]
As well as providing, latrines, clean water, emergency shelter, other basic needs to people affected by the Haiti earthquake, Oxfam is also helping them to earn vital income through a cash-for-work scheme.
Last year we were overwhelmed by the pledges made to keep pressure on our government to act on climate change. Very excitingly, as 2010 is an election year here in Australia, we have real opportunities to turn our desires for change into real action!
In South Africa over 1.5 million children are orphaned as a result of HIV. Keep the Dream 196, is a community-based child protection organisation that uses mentoring programs to provide better care for orphans and vulnerable children. He went from failing school to getting a bursary to do computer programming so he’s changed his life. […]
Much progress has been made in the campaign to close the life expectancy gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians, but more still needs to be done.