After months of planning and organising, it was showtime for the WASH film, with an action-packed few days of filming.
Union delegates at the 55th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women report that while increasing numbers of women are participating in tertiary level science and technology education, this has not translated into equal career opportunities or equal pay.
As a migrant worker Nining was under pressure to survive in her new environment as well as to provide support to her parents and family back home. At the same time, Nining could not stand the way that workers were treated and exploited within the factory.
International Women’s Day 2011 was a lazily hot Monday in Melbourne’s Federation Square for Oxfam volunteer Allen Ai Lilun.
Another friend of mine recently became a single parent. Her baby is less than a year old, but her husband deserted both of them. To get by as a single mother she works full time at the footwear factory.
On the 100th anniversary of International Women’s day we’d like to take a moment to thank Jo Vallentine, who has been an active Oxfam supporter since 1978.
Australian fashion pioneer Cue determined to walk the talk on labour rights.
More than 300 illegally dismissed Cambodian workers remain locked out of their workplaces despite official orders for their reinstatement.
At 1:15 am on December 14 last year, twelve plain-clothed officers arrived at the home of Mashrefa Mishu, Garment Workers Unity Forum President and long time human rights activist.
I’m aware that because I work the night shift the condition of my body isn’t great—I’m unfit, easily tired and frequently sick…If there were something I could wish for, it would be that the factory provides something to help us improve our nutrition, so that I can stay healthy while working night shift.