Stitched Up

August 2011

Women workers in the Bangladeshi garment sector

Stitched Up.pdf

Sour Grapes

February 2009

Conditions for those working in the wine industry have deteriorated. Many wine workers come from the poorest sections of society and suffer from low wages, insecure working conditions, harassment and lack of housing.

Sour Grapes wine report.pdf

Only the Little People Pay Tax

February 2013

The UK government is slashing spending on vital public services and welfare, increasing poverty and inequality. At a time when vulnerable people are bearing the brunt of the cuts, the UK government is making it easier for multinational companies to cut their tax bills.

only the little people pay tax.pdf

Race to the Bottom

March 2012

Olympic sportswear companies’ exploitation of Bangladeshi workers

Race to the Bottom.pdf

Right to the City

November 2013

At its heart, the Right to the City is more than just improving people’s neighbourhoods and housing, or improving the city and its surroundings. It is about democratic control over the city, with the right to access, occupy and use urban space.

Right_to_the_City.pdf

Suur druiwe

April 2009

Ongeag die prestasies en die belangrikheid van Suid-Afrikaanse wyn vir die ekonomie, het die<br />omstandighede vir diegene wat in die wynindustrie werk, vinnig agteruitgegaan.

Sour Grapes - Afrikaans.pdf

Restricted Rights

May 2012

Migrant women workers in Thailand, Cambodia and Malaysia

Restricted Rights.pdf

The Reality of Rights

April 2009

Abuses of human rights by UK companies operating abroad are well-documented. This report uncovers why workers and communities affected have so little access to justice.

reality_of_rights.pdf

Profiting from Poverty

October 2004

A new War on Want report shows how the UK government is giving away millions of pounds of aid money to consultants who ‘advise’ developing country governments to sell off their public services.

Profiting_from_Poverty.pdf

Profiting from the Occupation

July 2006

Corporate complicity in Israel's crimes against the Palestinian people

Profiting from the Occupation.pdf

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