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07 October 2015

Unprecedented joint statement calls for actions to end discrimination

Twelve United Nations’ agencies joined together in a call to action to end violence and discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex adults, adolescents and children. More




07 October 2015

World Day for Decent Work targets corporate greed

On the heels of a major free trade agreement among Pacific nations, trade unions are reminding the world that decent work not only matters, but that it is the linchpin for fair and equal societies. More




06 October 2015

Kenya: Teachers return to school despite ongoing struggle

Although Kenyan teachers are back in the classroom after court rulings ended both their month of labour action and halted the government’s plan to hire 70,000 replacement teachers, the biggest issue remains unresolved. More




06 October 2015

Germany: Innovative day of action draws attention to education

Teacher activists from the German education union, Gewerkschaft Erziehung und Wissenschaft (GEW),and their students have organised a colourful awareness-raising day of action in the capital city, Berlin. More



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