Today we look at mobilizations in defense of the Indigenous Wiphala flag in Bolivia, protests for democracy and quality education across schools in Swaziland, and more
Today we look restrictions on Venezuela’s access to the IMF’s Special Drawing Rights funds, the upcoming parliamentary elections in Iraq, and more
Today we look at the explosions outside the Kabul airport, the Danish government’s intervention in a historic nurses strike, and more
Today we look at the latest in Afghanistan, Israeli attacks on Gaza, workers strikes in Denmark and Seoul, and the situation of women amid the pandemic
Some governments have taken the COVID-19 pandemic as an excuse to limit people’s rights, including workers’ right to organize. Across the world, health workers who have organized strikes and other actions have faced repression and threats.
Around 67,000 Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHAs) and 3,000 block workers will get a pay rise, as per the announcement by the State health department on Wednesday, June 23
A.R. Sindhu, National Secretary, Centre of Indian Trade Unions explains why ASHAs are important to India’s health system and why they are on strike.
Health workers are demanding payment of salaries, comprehensive health insurance, quality PPEs, increase in risk allowances, and conversion of contract workers into permanent employees with access to pensions