Stitched Up

August 2011

Women workers in the Bangladeshi garment sector

Stitched Up.pdf

Tax Havens Report

July 2011

Uncover the hidden world of financial globalisation with our Tax Havens briefing paper. Read how big business avoids paying its dues through the offshore banking system and how this impacts on development.

Tax havens report.pdf

Umdiliya omuncu (Sour Grapes Xhosa version)

June 2011

Our Sour Grapes report translated into Xhosa

7001 Sour Grapes report Xhosa.pdf

Up Front: 60 years fighting global poverty

April 2011

We’ve redesigned Up Front, our magazine for supporters, for our 60th anniversary year so that we can bring you more good news of how your support is helping in the fight for global justice

Up Front 60 years fighting global poverty.pdf

The Great Game

February 2011

The reality of Britain's war in Afghanistan

afghanistan_the_great_game_war_on_want.pdf

Annual Review 2011

January 2011

The coming year will be a special one for War on Want, as the organisation marks its 60th birthday. This annual review looks back at our proud history, as well as looking forward to what we wish to achieve in the year ahead.

29121_PL_Review 2010.pdf

Taking Liberties

December 2010

This report, published jointly with Labour Behind the Label, provides yet another example of the exploitation that lies behind the clothes sold on the UK high street.

Taking Liberties.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

Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions

November 2010

This report exposes the companies that are profiting from the Occupation and calls on ordinary people around the world to take action.

Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions.pdf

Up Front: Women at work

September 2010

Whether on farms, plantations or in factories, women are more likely than men to suffer from poverty wages, as well as deplorable working conditions and physical abuse on the job.

Up Front - women at work.pdf

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