Up Front: The New Frontlines of War

March 2014

Across the world, companies are actively fuelling armed conflict in resouce-rich countries

Up Front - The New Frontlines of War - War on Want - web version.pdf

Killer Drones

December 2013

Killer Drones: UK complicity in Israel's crimes against the Palestinian people

Killer Drones, War on Want.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

The Austerity Machine

November 2013

How it got started and how it might be stopped.

The Austerity Machine

Bangladesh building collapse briefing

October 2013

Over 1,100 people, mainly female garment workers, were killed and thousands more were injured when the Rana Plaza building collapsed in Savar on the outskirt s of Dhaka, Bangladesh on 24 April 2013.

Bangladesh building collapse briefing.pdf

The Living Wage

September 2013

Winning the fight for social justice

The Living Wage - War on Want.PDF

Up Front: Bangladesh safety campaign

September 2013

Western brands’ failure to ensure workplace safety and our campaign to hold them to account

Up Front - Bangladesh Safety Campaign - War on Want.pdf

Breathless for Blue Jeans

July 2013

The human cost of distressed jeans

Breathless for Blue Jeans, 2013.pdf

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Comment: Supreme Court must find for worker's rights in gig economy case

20 February 2018 - 11:30am

Speaking ahead of the Supreme Court hearing on the ‘Pimlico Plumbers’ Gig Economy Case, Owen Espley Labour Rights campaigner at War on Want said:

“The supreme court case must confirm what many courts have already decided, that claiming these workers were self-employed is a ploy to dodge taxes and deny worker’s rights, such as holiday and sick pay.

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War on Want's commitment to safeguarding and code of conduct

16 February 2018 - 10:30am

The recent reports regarding the conduct of staff working for international humanitarian and development charities focussing on Oxfam, is a crucial reminder of the importance that charities should place on ensuring effective policies and practices in safeguarding, including commitments to recognise and uphold the dignity of local communities that the sector works with.

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