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Inequality is not inevitable: it’s time to Even it Up!


Winnie Byanyima: It is time for a higher road for work and wages

There can be no compromise on the right to strike

There can be no compromise on the right to strike


Ruwan Subasinghe: Transport workers are one of the groups being increasingly excluded from the right to strike

The new EU Commission must lead the fight against modern slavery

The new EU Commission must lead the fight against modern slavery


The new political momentum around modern slavery should not lead the EU to rest on its laurels

The rise of China's workers movement

The rise of China’s workers movement


Han Dongfang: Change maybe slow in coming, but eventually China’s workers’ movement will have a powerful impact

The UN General Assembly: a cacophony of noise and hope

The UN General Assembly: a cacophony of noise and hope


Jay Naidoo: Enough of celebrity activism that produces 30-second soundbites – real activism is hard work

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Will the ILO take a stand against gender-based violence at work?


“It costs more to ignore the problem of gender-based violence in the workplace than it does to address it”

The Indian tea pickers starving to death

The Indian tea pickers starving to death


Almost 100 tea workers have died of starvation or malnutrition over the last 12 months

Greek economic crisis stimulates social entrepreneurship

Greek economic crisis stimulates social entrepreneurship


“We in Greece have to stop expecting everything from the government”

Brazil: a nation at a crossroads

Brazil: a nation at a crossroads


“In Brazil, the middle and upper classes are opposed to government policies on fighting poverty”

Myanmar: where workers pay the price for FDI

Myanmar: where workers pay the price for FDI


The Master Sports saga illustrates that Myanmar still lacks the basic safeguards to protect labour rights