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.

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.

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.

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.

Take action

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

Latest news

Lords defeat government on Trade Bill

21 January 2019 - 5:45pm

Government must bring proposals for post-Brexit trade deals before Trade Bill can reach next stage 

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Worker exploitation behind Spice Girls t-shirts unsurprising

21 January 2019 - 4:00pm

Responding to reports of worker exploitation behind the production of Comic Relief and Spice Girls t-shirts, War on Want’s Executive Director, Asad Rehman, said:

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