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New research: Irish people concerned with treatment of garment workers

  • Date: 11/06/2019
  • Author: Jo-Ann Ward

No law at international level to protect workers from harassment but Irish people unaware Governments, employers and trade unions are negotiating the first ever international law on ending violence and harassment in the world of work at the International Labour Conference (ILC) in Geneva. ActionAid is calling on all parties to agree a strong, binding.....

Menstruation -The reason I sleep outside

  • Date: 28/05/2019
  • Author: Erick Onduru

Sweet lemon scent scattered between the drops of rain and the green forest canopy welcomes us to Kaffa Region. Kaffa is to the southwest side of Ethiopia, approximately 600 kilometres from Addis Ababa (a journey of about 8 hours). ActionAid Ireland, in partnership with ActionAid Ethiopia, is currently implementing the Irish Aid funded Women Rights.....

World Menstrual Hygiene Day

  • Date: 28/05/2019
  • Author: Jo-Ann Ward

World Menstrual Hygiene Day takes place on 28 May every year. It’s a chance to highlight the importance of menstrual care for women and girls, and raise awareness about the issues faced by those who don’t have access to sanitary products. ActionAid is supporting innovation around the world to improve menstrual hygiene for women and.....

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