Women's labour migration in the context of globalisation

November 2010

This report looks at women's labour migration in the manufacturing export sectors, highlighting that the hiring of young, flexible and cheap women workers forms an explicit strategy of governments and big corporations in the export sector.

WIDE WOM MIGR corr.pdf

Who Protects the Guards? The Facts Behind G4S in Southern Africa

May 2007

Findings of a global fact-finding team to investigate labour practices at Group 4 Securicor in Malawi, Mozambique and South Africa

Who Protects the Guards.pdf

Western Sahara Briefing

June 2003

History and background of Western Sahara, which for more than 25 years has been denied its basic right to self-determination.

western_sahara_briefing.pdf

Water For Sale

February 2002

Workers examine the extreme effects of privatisation in South Africa.

water_for_sale.pdf

When Work Isn't 'Work'

August 2012

Fighting for workers' rights in the informal economy

War on Want Informal economy leaflet web.pdf

Up Front: System Failure

January 2009

The global system is in crisis. With many of the world’s major economies now sliding into recession, the slowdown will affect all countries over the coming year. Yet world leaders have responded by trying to preserve the system that is responsible for the crisis.

UpFront - System Failure.pdf

Up Front: Sweat Shop

December 2007

Download our new magazine focusing on sweatshops and the companies that need to be held to account

UpFront - Sweatshop.pdf

Up Front: Rough Trade

September 2008

Rich countries dominate international trade talks, demanding more and more concessions from poorer and less powerful states. War on Want is campaigning alongside those most affected by globalisation

UpFront - Rough Trade.pdf

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