Plight of Workers in Northeast Gets Global Attention (Nigeria)

“The trauma experienced by working families at the peak of the insurgency is yet to be comprehensively addressed,” the Solidarity Center said in an 8-page document released in Abuja on Tuesday.  The Solidarity Center, a Washington-based organization, collaborated with the Nigeria Labor Congress (NLC) to carry out a comprehensive survey on the plight of workers in northeast Nigeria.

Can Myanmar’s Garment Sector Reach Its Full Potential?

The Myanmar Garment Manufacturers Association must begin to see international institutions and NGOs as allies in the effort to show just how the industry is moving toward greater compliance. The ILO and U.S. Solidarity Center can be of immense help… Not only do they have the professionals Myanmar needs to move ahead, they have the credibility Myanmar lacks.

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“We saw some positive signs, especially a move by the government to free a trade unionist who was in prison, who had been tortured, [but] we want to see the acknowledgment of the problem go all the way down the line—all ministries and all levels of government,” said the Solidarity Center’s Eastern Europe/Central Asia Director, Rudy… [READ MORE]