Rights

19 February 2019 22:03

Brazil has left the UN Global Migration Compact

Participants of the Child Labour Marathon

One of the first measures of the incoming President Jair Bolsonaro did when he took power, was pull out from the UN Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (GCM), which was adopted by 164 countries on 10 December 2018 in Marrakesh, Morocco.Read more...


19 February 2019 21:54

The Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour, and Social Affairs (MADLSA) and Building and Wood Workers’ International (BWI) organised a Community Leaders’ Forum on Workers’ Welfare on 15 February 2019 in Doha, Qatar.Read more...


19 February 2019 21:40

CTUM Assistant General Secretary Sandar Phyo Soe was amongst a group of seven union leaders that likely to be subject to civil legal action in response to their role in organising protests in Yangon and Mandalay in a second round of protest action.Read more...


06 February 2019 07:56

The Business and Human Rights Resource Centre issued a report, “On Shaky Ground: Migrant Workers’ Rights in Qatar and UAE Construction”. The report is mainly based on a survey of major construction companies operating in the two countries.Read more...


05 February 2019 18:13

Globally, India is one of the major countries of origin especially for semi-skilled and unskilled workers who need protection at various levels in their migration process.Read more...


04 February 2019 13:07

On 29 January 2019, the management of Global Hydropower Associate with the help of local goons beat up the workers who were organizing plant level trade union at the workplace.Read more...


23 January 2019 06:53

After two years of intense work, the Commission on the Future of Work, established by the ILO and co-chaired by South African President Cyril Ramaphosa and Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven, released its report on January 22m 2019.Read more...


12 January 2019 09:40

A general strike across India on 8-9 January 2019 has brought the economy to a virtual standstill, with organisers estimating that around 200 million workers have participated in the historical action.Read more...


20 December 2018 09:03

At the BWI Regional Conference, held in Adana, Turkey, delegates which included a strong continent of youth representatives from Sweden, United Kingdom, Italy, Macedonia, Georgia, and Serbia approved the establishment of a Regional Youth Committee for the first time.Read more...