Up Front: Time for Tax Justice

March 2013

The billions dodged and our campaign to stop the UK government fuelling tax avoidance

War on Want Up Front - Time for Tax Justice.pdf

Time for a New Deal (briefing)

June 2007

Social dialogue and the informal economy in Zambia

Zambia briefing.pdf

Working on the Margins - Informal Economy Workers in Africa Briefing

February 2005

Outline of the research project launched by War on Want and its Zambian partner organisations. The project aims to promote effective participation of associations in policy formulation processes.


Derechos de las Mujeres, Resistencia de las Mujeres

September 2011

Spanish translation of our report Women's Rights, Women's Resistance

Womens Rights Womens Resistance Spanish.pdf

Women's Rights Women's Resistance

September 2011

Lessons from the Honduran Women’s Collective

Women's Rights Women's Resistance.pdf

Women Working Worldwide

January 1985

The international division of labour in the electronics, clothing and textiles industries

Women Working Worldwide web.pdf

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.


Water For Sale

February 2002

Workers examine the extreme effects of privatisation in South Africa.



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Delegation from Colombian community that stopped world’s biggest gold mine & redefined local democracy visit UK

20 March 2018 - 4:30pm

A year ago this rural community used direct democracy to stop what would have been the world’s largest gold mine. Their example has inspired 50 Colombian communities to challenge corporate exploitation through popular consultations and revolutionised the Colombian presidential debate. 25-30 March they visit London to share their vision for a just, sustainable future.

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Event: "Curfew" Contemporary dance by El-Funoun & Hawiyya

16 March 2018 - 5:30pm

War on Want is happy to be supporting “Curfew”, a contemporary dance production performed by El-Funoun (Palestine) and Hawiyya Dance Company (UK), presented by Arts Canteen. "Curfew" is a thought-provoking contemporary dance production that encourages individuals to self-reflect and take action in front of injustice.

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