Special Issues

20 June 2016 13:44

World Day Against Child Labour: Calling for responsible natural stone industry

Participants of the Child Labour Marathon

Commemorating the World Day Against Child Labour, BWI General Secretary, Ambet Yuson called upon “All stakeholders to ensure that no child labour is used in the extraction, processing and supply of stone.” Read more...


31 May 2016 07:21

“Together we grow” was the theme at the congress of the Swedish forestry, wood and graphical workers’ union—GS – that was held this past weekend in the city of Västerås. Read more...


16 May 2016 10:09

"We want to ensure all children have access to education and schooling and to improve the wages of adult workers by strengthening trade unions.Read more...


22 April 2016 13:53

Civil Servants’ Union of Agriculture, Forestry, Husbandry and Environment (TARIM ORMAN-IS) organised a one-day environment panel called “Climate Change and Its Impacts” with the contributions of Cankaya Municipality, one of the biggest municipality in Ankara, on 5th March 2016Read more...


18 April 2016 13:08

"The issue of child labour continues to underline the close linkage between child labour and lack of access to quality education for children and decent work for adults." says Ambet Yuson, General Secretary of the BWI. Read more...


18 April 2016 12:59

The recent earthquake that hit Nepal on 25th April 2015 has been one of the worst earthquakes in last eight decades and claimed close to 8,500 lives and also resulted in thousands of injuries and widespread damage to houses and buildings. Read more...


18 April 2016 12:58

Urmila Kumari, an erstwhile Child Labourer now working as a Teacher at the BWI/HKMP run Belgachhi Residential Child Labour School, Bihar State Read more...


18 April 2016 12:56

Runners who want to support a good cause on Sunday, June 14th are welcome in the South Limburg Schimmert Netherlands, near the German and the Belgian border.Read more...


18 April 2016 12:20

The people of Cerattepe, a small district in the Turkish Artvin province by the Black Sea, are struggling to stop their land from being destroyed by a mining company — the Turkish Cengiz Holding that wants to use the land to mine gold, silver and copper. Read more...