Healthcare workers
Peruvian health workers’ strike enters third week

Since January 13, thousands of healthcare professionals from a dozen health workers’ unions have been carrying out an indefinite national strike, demanding a greater budget for the public health sector and better working conditions, among other demands

Peruvian healthcare workers strike for rights

This week’s episode looks at healthcare workers on strike in Peru, the farmers protest in India, and we have a special segment from Brazil on the vaccine

Peruvian health workers embark on an indefinite strike

The healthcare professionals are demanding a greater budget for the public health sector in 2021 given the unprecedented situation due to the COVID-19 pandemic

2020: Unprecedented struggles, renewed hope for victories

2020 was a year of tremendous suffering, but in adversity, people across the globe rose up to fight for the most vulnerable and to demand change

Patriarchy and the pandemic: Disentangling the web of oppression

We discuss Coronashock and Patriarchy, a study done by Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research, with Renata Porto Bugni to understand the impact of the pandemic on women and the LGBTQIA+ community.

Pregnancy and labor during COVID-19

New Frame traces the coronavirus through the cycle of life in a series of intimate portraits from Gauteng. This is what new mothers are experiencing in the time of Covid-19.

“Where is the money,” Hondurans ask government as health care system collapses

Recent revelations regarding massive corruption are the latest indicator of the rotten state of the health system on Honduras. Meanwhile, the forced disappearance of 4 Garifuna leaders has caused outrage with social movements launching protests

Doctors protest Kashmir Harassment of healthcare professionals triggers protests in Kashmir

The Doctors Association in Kashmir staged a protest against the rising harassment of healthcare workers on May 26. There have been a number of instances of senior medical professionals being assaulted or prevented from doing their duty by the police

Two-weeks off after every week of work for nurses in Zimbabwe

An agreement over this work shift was reached between the government and the nurses’ unions on May 13, averting a strike action against the government’s call for nurses to return to full-time work

Pakistan workers COVID 19 Lockdown due to COVID-19 hits garment and textile sector in Pakistan

Since March, nearly half a million textile and garment industry workers have been dismissed in Punjab province alone, as per the Pakistan Workers’ Federation

Kashmir COVID crisis Indian security forces assault healthcare workers in Kashmir

Healthcare workers in Kashmir are alleging that security forces enforcing the shutdown are stopping them from performing their duties. A number of health workers have reportedly been roughed up for violating the curfew

Ghana Medical Association advances in Government talks and withdraws strike call

The GMA warned the government that they would take strike action if it failed to implement an agreement on Conditions of Service, the deadline for whose implementation was January 1, 2020

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