Category Archives: Maquila

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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Urgent Action: Sweatshop Workers Fired

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Tell U.S. Company, Delta Apparel to Give 25 Injured Honduran Workers Their Jobs Back!!

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David Noble and His Delegation Experience

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Amazing. Life changing. Rewarding. That’s how David Noble, winner of last year’s Membership Draw, describes his experience on a recent delegation to Nicaragua and Honduras to meet with MEC and CODEMUH, two women’s organizations that work with maquila or sweatshop … Continue reading

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Viva las mujeres centroamericanas! Viva!

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Long live Central American women! CoDev’s Executive Director, Barbara Wood is leading a delegation of Canadian Partners to Nicaragua and Honduras to meet with the women’s organization partners that work in the Maquila or sweatshop sector. She writes from Nicaragua.

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