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'Heartless' stores in Valentine storm

14 February 2008 - 10:20am

Flower workers on 10p an hour

'Sweatshops shame' fashion alert

8 February 2008 - 2:27pm

British government ministers today face a warning that their failure to stop retailers exploiting overseas garment workers casts a shadow over the UK fashion industry.

Demonstrators in 'stop Iraq oil raid' call

4 February 2008 - 11:51am

EVENT Demonstration against multinationals’ oil grab in Iraq at London conference on Middle East energy
DATE Tuesday, 5 February 2008
TIME 8.30-10.00 am
PLACE Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House, 10 St James’s Square, London SW1Y 4LE

G4S workers backed on living wage

29 January 2008 - 4:43pm

War on Want supports Malawi strike

Bangladesh government cracks down on workers' rights monitors

28 January 2008 - 4:09pm

STOP PRESS VICTORY: Mehedi Hasan has been released from custody. This is great news, but Hasan's arrest is a reminder that worker rights advocates in Bangladesh are under serious threat. (Updated 7/2/08)

Comedy stars out to fight poverty

28 January 2008 - 11:27am

A galaxy of comedians plan to help fight global poverty by raising laughs and lolly for leading charity War on Want.

'EU trade threat to poor'

25 January 2008 - 5:03pm

Campaigners oppose Mandelson plans

'Curb lobbyists' call to MPs

23 January 2008 - 4:20pm

Campaigners including the anti-poverty charity War on Want today launch a major new coalition aimed at opening up lobbying to clear public scrutiny in Britain.

'Stop sweatshop clothes abuse' regulation call to Brown amid new India evidence

21 January 2008 - 10:05am

British prime minister Gordon Brown, in Delhi for the India-UK summit, today faces pressure to regulate his country's retailers after new revelations that Indian workers receive poverty wages making clothes for British stores.

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