Category Archives: Labour Rights

Register for the 2018 International Solidarity Committees Conference

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CoDevelopment Canada is pleased to invite you and your members to our International Solidarity Committees Conference. Saturday, October 27, 2018 – 9:30 am – 4:00 pm Join representatives from union international solidarity committees and other international solidarity activists to share … 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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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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Update from Buenaventura, Colombia

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On Tuesday June 6, Colombian authorities and community leaders in the Pacific port of Buenaventura reached a deal to lift the 21 day civil strike that emphatically demanded the national government and President Juan Manual Santos, to fulfill their commitments … Continue reading

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