The UK has more than 100 Bilateral Investment Treaties. Like TTIP and CETA, these deals allow companies to sue governments at ‘corporate court’ private international tribunals. But the development of the UK’s new trade policy provides a huge opportunity to ensure trade works for people and planet - an opportunity to secure trade justice.

Please ask your MP to sign Early Day Motion 642 on trade.


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Human Rights Day: Remember Sharpeville

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War on Want continues to stand with our partners, as we did back then in 1960, in their fight against the root causes of racism – neo-colonialism and neoliberalism.

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“From garment factories to rural communities, women are the resistance.”

21 March 2018 - 3:00pm

Written by Marienna Pope-Weidemann and originally published in Red Pepper. 

Meet the women activists from around the world taking up the fight for social justice. By Marienna Pope-Weidemann from War on Want.

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