Author Archives: Jeffrey

2017 Annual Report

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Hot off the press! Our 2017 Annual Report is now available! If you would like to receive a hard copy, just let us know and we will be happy to mail one out to you. See what CoDev and our partners … Continue reading

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Struggling for Rights in Maquilas

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Rosa Dina Rodríguez is 33 years old and has worked for over 9 years in maquilas, producing goods for brands such as Nike, Under Armour, and Gildan and for stores including Walmart. As a result of maquila workplace conditions, Rosa … Continue reading

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A Win for Labour Rights in Honduras

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Liliam Castillo is 36 years old. She was born in La Paz and at the age of 15 moved to San Pedro Sula, in northern Honduras, in search of employment. She is a single mother of two, a fifteen-year-old daughter … Continue reading

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Delta Apparel Urgent Action Update: One Step Forward, 2 steps Back

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As we reported last month in our Urgent Action in support of workers fired from Delta’s clothing assembly plant in Honduras, in April the company illegally fired 40 workers suffering from musculoskeletal injuries at their factory in Villanueva, Cortés, Honduras.

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Victory for Public Education in Colombia

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After 37 days of striking, CODEV partner the Federation of Colombian Educators (FECODE) reached an agreement with the Ministry of Education in Colombia. Teachers were joined by students and parents in organized peaceful actions across the country, in some cases … Continue reading

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