Time for a New Deal (briefing)

June 2007

Social dialogue and the informal economy in Zambia

Zambia briefing.pdf

Working on the Margins - Informal Economy Workers in Africa Briefing

February 2005

Outline of the research project launched by War on Want and its Zambian partner organisations. The project aims to promote effective participation of associations in policy formulation processes.


Derechos de las Mujeres, Resistencia de las Mujeres

September 2011

Spanish translation of our report Women's Rights, Women's Resistance

Womens Rights Womens Resistance Spanish.pdf

Women's Rights Women's Resistance

September 2011

Lessons from the Honduran Women’s Collective

Women's Rights Women's Resistance.pdf

Women Working Worldwide

January 1985

The international division of labour in the electronics, clothing and textiles industries

Women Working Worldwide web.pdf

Women's labour migration in the context of globalisation

November 2010

This report looks at women's labour migration in the manufacturing export sectors, highlighting that the hiring of young, flexible and cheap women workers forms an explicit strategy of governments and big corporations in the export sector.

WIDE WOM MIGR corr.pdf

Who Protects the Guards? The Facts Behind G4S in Southern Africa

May 2007

Findings of a global fact-finding team to investigate labour practices at Group 4 Securicor in Malawi, Mozambique and South Africa

Who Protects the Guards.pdf

Western Sahara Briefing

June 2003

History and background of Western Sahara, which for more than 25 years has been denied its basic right to self-determination.


Water For Sale

February 2002

Workers examine the extreme effects of privatisation in South Africa.


When Work Isn't 'Work'

August 2012

Fighting for workers' rights in the informal economy

War on Want Informal economy leaflet web.pdf


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Event: "Curfew" Contemporary dance by El-Funoun & Hawiyya

16 March 2018 - 5:30pm

War on Want is happy to be supporting “Curfew”, a contemporary dance production performed by El-Funoun (Palestine) and Hawiyya Dance Company (UK), presented by Arts Canteen. "Curfew" is a thought-provoking contemporary dance production that encourages individuals to self-reflect and take action in front of injustice.

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Families of massacred workers protest Lonmin’s final AGM tomorrow

13 March 2018 - 12:45pm

Families of massacred workers protest Lonmin’s final AGM tomorrow, saying corporate takeover doesn’t dissolve responsibility of mining company linked to South African president. 

Civil rights activist, bishop and lawyer representing workers at Marikana, South Africa, are in London this week to hold platinum mining company Lonmin to account over 2012 Massacre.

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