Union Aid Abroad has over 40 training projects, working through 30 separate project partners in 15 countries, assisting many different communities in Southeast Asia, the Pacific, the Middle East, Southern Africa and the Caribbean. Support for these projects comes from many individual union members throughout Australia, the Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU), unions and workplaces, as well as from the Australian government aid agency, DFAT.
Our activities this month were focused strongly on the women of the union movement. The awesome VTHC-led Women’s Rights at Work (WRAW) festival provided multiple opportunities for working women to come together and share political ideas and campaign strategies over 10...read more
International Women’s Day is fast approaching, which means that here at Union Aid Abroad-APHEDA, we’re thinking and talking a lot about gender equality.read more
In November 2016, the Karen Women’s Organisation released their first ‘Situation Update’, an in-depth report on recent events and the effect on women, refugees and communities living on the Thai-Myanmar border, inside Karen State and also in greater Myanmar.read more