Up Front: Women at work

September 2010

Whether on farms, plantations or in factories, women are more likely than men to suffer from poverty wages, as well as deplorable working conditions and physical abuse on the job.

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Up Front: South Africa 2010

May 2010

While vast sums have been invested in tourist facilities ahead of the 2010 World Cup, millions of South Africans today face appalling living conditions.

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Up Front - TTIP dealer takes all

October 2014

The secret trade deal set to take our jobs, our public services and our democracy.

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Up Front: The New Frontlines of War

March 2014

Across the world, companies are actively fuelling armed conflict in resouce-rich countries

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Up Front: Sweatshops and the Olympics

March 2012

The global sportswear brands abusing workers’ rights and our campaign to stop them

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Up Front: Privatisation of War

September 2012

With the recent furore over private security contractor G4S failing to supply the required number of security personnel for the Olympics, this issue of Up Front looks deeper into the murky underworld of private military and security companies.

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Up Front: Food Justice

August 2009

For over a billion people across the developing world, farming is a way of life, providing food, income and a sense of community rooted in generations of tradition. Yet in recent years this way of life is being threatened by unfair trade rules and the rise of corporate farming. Alongside our partners across the world, War on Want is fighting for food justice.

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Up Front: Bangladesh safety campaign

September 2013

Western brands’ failure to ensure workplace safety and our campaign to hold them to account

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Unhappy Meal - €1 Billion in Tax Avoidance on the Menu at McDonald's

February 2015

This report outlines in detail the tax avoidance strategy adopted by McDonald’s and its tax impact both throughout Europe and in major markets like France, Italy, Spain and the U.K. 

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Trading Away Our Jobs

March 2009

How free trade threatens employment around the world

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"Lift the Ban" on Asylum Seekers Working

17 October 2018 - 11:45am

War on Want is a part of a coalition of organisations calling on the government to "Lift the Ban" on people seeking asylum working. 

Currently, people seeking asylum in the UK are effectively banned from working, which means they are dependent on asylum support whilst they wait for a decision on their asylum claim. People seeking asylum are given just £5.39 per day to meet all their essential living costs, including food, clothing, toiletries and transport and often the cost of their asylum application.

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