Updates

36 organizations raise concerns with Cambodian PM over changes to trade union law

On December 18, 2019, 36 Cambodian and international civil society organizations, including MSN, sent a joint letter to Cambodian Prime Minister, Samdech Hun Sen, expressing their concerns regarding recent amendments to the Law on Trade Unions, which were approved by the Cambodian Senate earlier that month.

Precedent-setting Agreements Reached in Lesotho on Gender-based Violence at Work

Photo: Workers Rights Consortium Sam Mokhele, General Secretary, NACTWU; Thusoana Ntlama, Program Coordinator, FIDA; May Rathakane, Deputy General Secretary, IDUL; Libakiso Matlho, National Director, WLSA; Daniel Maraisane, Deputy General Secretary, UNITE

On August 15, 2019, a number of complementary, legally binding agreements were signed to launch a pilot program aimed at eliminating sexual harassment and gender-based violence in five major garment and textile factories in the Southern African country of Lesotho.