Alliances

War on Want is an active member of the worldwide movement for social justice, and our victories are shared victories for the millions of people who benefit from them. We value our alliances with our trade union affiliates and with our partners around the world, and we are grateful to the many institutional funders who support our work. The links below give more details of these different alliances, and of the networks and coalitions in which we work.

Trade unions

War on Want is proud to be part of the international labour movement, and the fight for workers' rights has been a top priority throughout our history. All major UK trade unions are affiliated to War on Want, and many of our individual supporters are also active trade union members. All affiliated trade unions can vote at our AGM and have a real say in our future.

Partners overseas

War on Want works in active solidarity with grassroots organisations around the world on the front line in the struggle against poverty and injustice.

Funders

Along with donations from individuals and affiliated trade unions, War on Want is grateful to receive valuable support from a number of institutions.

Networks and coalitions

War on Want is an active member of several networks and coalitions pressing for social change.

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War on Want depends on the commitment of its many thousands of supporters, members, affiliates, donors and volunteers.

Latest news

The government played the public for fools, and lost

28 June 2017 - 1:30pm

War on Want in Red Pepper. The recent High Court ruling against the government proves that Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) tactics are totally legitimate. They are legal ways to hold government and companies to account, and they are being fought so hard because they are so effective.

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Thousands take on the fight for decent housing in South Africa

27 June 2017 - 4:15pm

Close to ten thousand shack dwellers and people living in informal housing took to the streets of Durban to protest against state sanctioned violence against them. The protest, held yesterday, was to draw attention to the fact that shack dwellers, hostel dwellers and those living in squalid government housing are being killed during violent eviction clashes with police and anti-land invasion units. 

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