Canadian labour rights group calls on Loblaw and others to join them. The Toronto-based Maquila Solidarity (MSN) welcomes the decision of H&M, Inditex (owner of the Zara brand), Primark, C&A and Tesco to sign the Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh with the Global Unions IndustriALL and UNI and Bangladeshi unions.
May 17 marks each year since 2004 the International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia ("IDAHO") around the world. In over 100 countries on all continents, activists and their allies are mobilizing.
Thirty-one of the world’s leading apparel retailers and brands have committed to the Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh, accounting for more than 1,000 Bangladeshi garment factories.
Last month, my country, New Zealand, became the thirteenth country in the world to legalize same-sex marriage, and the first in the Asia-Pacific region.
It has now been two months since the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) adopted agreed conclusions on the priority theme of eliminating and preventing violence against women and girls at its fifty-seventh session.
Catholics expressed dismay at the unnecessary delay in El Salvador’s Supreme Court ruling on the case involving “Beatriz,” a 22-year-old mother suffering from lupus and kidney failure who sought authorization to undergo the abortion doctors say she needs to save her life.
The Moldovan authorities must ensure that yesterday's historic Pride march in the capital Chisinau is the "first of many" and is followed up by other steps to combat homophobic discrimination, Amnesty International said today.
MADRE denounces the ruling by Guatemala's Constitutional Court, annulling the May 10 verdict that found former dictator Efraín Rios Montt guilty of genocide and crimes against humanity, targeted against the Indigenous Ixil People.
The Women Human Rights Defenders International Coalition (WHRD IC) condemns the escalating violence against WHRDs in Chihuahua, Mexico
The Women Human Rights Defenders International Coalition (WHRD IC) condemns the escalating violence against WHRDs in Chihuahua, Mexico.
You made a promise to the women of the United States last year on the campaign trail—and just a few weeks ago, you said it again: “As long as we’ve got to fight to make sure women have access to quality, affordable health care, and as long as we’ve got to fight to protect a woman’s right to make her own choices about her own health, you’ve got a president who’s going to be right there with you fighting every step of the way.”