Tag: social justice

Home-Based and Garment Workers News, April 10 2012

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Home-Based Worker News Pakistan.  Women empowerment package remains dormant. (April 9, 2012).  Pakistan Press Foundation. Not a single step has been taken to implement the Punjab Women Empowerment Package announced with much fanfare by Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif about a month back. Australia.  The Fair Work Act Changes & What These Mean. (April 4, 2012).  Ethical… Read more »

Fair Trade for Women Producers: Webinar This Week!

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On Thursday, April 12 (that’s this week!) at noon, our partners at WIEGO, along with Oxfam, Care, CODY, and Women’s Collective Action, are hosting the Webinar “Fair Trade for Women Producers: Role of collective enterprises for market access.”  View the details below, and register today!            

Women Benefit from Fair Trade: Part II

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Today we continue highlight of publications that demonstrate in tangible terms how much women can benefit from Fair Trade with publications from Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya and India.  from Women Organizing for Fair Trade in Tanzania: “Tuna weze! (Yes we can!) It is far better for us to work together than separately. We share our experiences… Read more »

Waste Picker News, March 29 2012

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urban inclusion, waste pickers, social justice, social inclusion

  PORTUGUÊS BRASIL. “Sem sistema estruturado, grupo de 4 mil pessoas sustenta a reciclagem no Rio.” O Globo (19 março 2012). O catador é hoje o principal agente do precário sistema de reciclagem no Rio. Se, no Brasil, o peso dessa mão de obra informal é imenso na cadeia do reaproveitamento dos resíduos, em países europeus… Read more »