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published 10-02-2015 16:29, last modified 09-07-2015 08:24

AFWA protest letter on draft NGO and TU law in Cambodia

AFWA protest letter on draft NGO and TU law in Cambodia

Asia Floor Wage Alliance, North South Institutes and other NGO and TU submitted our rejection to Law on Associations and Non-Governmental Organizations (LANGO) and Union Law. There are ongoing protests within Cambodia, as international organisations are continuing to put pressure on the government to drop the LANGO. 26 civil society actors had sent the protest letter to Heng Samrin, the president of the National Assembly, and other senior government officials, urging them not to pass the proposed LANGO and Trade Union law. The letter goes on to criticize the LANGO for restricting freedom of association. Here our final NGO protest letter to the National Assembly and ministers of Cambodia, supported by 26 NGO and trade unios. Published july 2015.

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Perspective: Asia Floor Wage and Gender - October 2009

Perspective: Asia Floor Wage and Gender - October 2009

A n Asia Floor Wage for the global garment industry has significant advantages for lives of millions of workers who are primarily women. According to research by several scholars as well as international institutions and NGOs, women represent an estimated 60% to over 80% of the global garment manufacturing workforce. The ILO considers gender equality as a key element in its vision of `Decent Work for All Women and Men ́ for social and institutional change to bring about equity and growth. Indeed, women’s empowerment is about women taking ownership of their lives and leading a dignified existence without discrimination. This must be with the support of their social environment and with protection from verbal and physical abuse. The AFW is a firm advocate of these principles.

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First Discussion Paper on Asia Floor Wage 2005

First Discussion Paper on Asia Floor Wage 2005

Towards an Asian Floor Level Wage Campaign in the Garment Export Sector – an analysis of labour and the supply chain in the garment export sector (This is the first discussion note prepared by the India Committee on Asia Floor Wage. It incorporates comments received from consultations among groups in India and with groups from different parts of Asia)

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position paper 071009.pdf

position paper 071009.pdf

亞洲基本工資聯盟立場書-position paper 071009.pdf

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