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.
With a membership base of over 60,000, the Karen Women Organisation (KWO) is building strength and power among the Karen women of Myanmar and the Thai-Myanmar border.read more
Unemployed golf caddies and their families – many of whom are now living in refugee-like conditions – are protesting their sacking by Shwe Man Taung Golf Club in Mandalay, Myanmar.read more
Union Aid Abroad APHEDA’s Myanmar Labour Reporter, Htet Htet, reports on the impact of Thailand’s new decree and how it affects migrant workers from Myanmar.read more