12/06/2020

Are we running from one disaster to another or investing more in social protection?

The question arises as to what support we offer, as high income countries, so that low and middle income countries can cope with this crisis and future ones.

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10/06/2020

European Climate & Jobs Pact

WSM supports the European Climate & Jobs Pact and its three solutions towards a brighter, greener future.

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09/06/2020

International policy on COVID-19: ILO and the World Bank

Much like the virus itself, news on COVID-19 and possible policy measures are spreading fast. Major institutions like the World Bank, the IMF and the ILO are scrambling to provide adequate support and policy advice.

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18/05/2020

COVID-19: The informal economy speaks out!

Today, some 2 billion people work in the informal economy; more than 1.6 billion of them are affected by the lockdown, particularly in terms of income.

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06/05/2020

ANP: fighting for the rights of journalists during the corona crisis

The work of journalists is regarded as an essential service during this emergency

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04/05/2020

IYCW calls for more social protection and income support for informal economy workers

The organisation hopes that this crisis is an opportunity to rethink our social and economic system

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23/04/2020

'World March of Women' mobilises on the anniversary of the Rana Plaza collapse

"World March of Women" launches its campaign "24 hours of feminist solidarity against transnational companies"

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20/04/2020

In Bolivia, quarantine must not affect workers' rights!

The Centre for the Advancement of Women "Gregoria Apaza" - a partner of WSM - has launched a massive campaign on social networks to raise awareness about the need to respect the rights of workers

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17/04/2020

WSM and its partners do not leave the elderly out in the cold

Social movements around the world are making a huge difference for the elderly every day, not only during this unusual crisis

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14/04/2020

International solidarity in times of corona

In Belgium, authorities managed to take short-term drastic action with accompanying social measures. In other countries, the population is worse off

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14/04/2020

Report | first international meeting NRSP

Our common vision on the right to social protection

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10/04/2020

W-Connect: WSM partners in Asia during COVID-19

You can find the newsletter via the link in the article

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10/04/2020

Universal social protection overcomes every crisis

We need to work towards national, comprehensive and largely supported social protection policies with the full involvement of the network

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09/04/2020

AREDS | COVID-19, India

AREDS continues to visit vulnerable people

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09/04/2020

The impact of COVID-19 and the gender issue in Latin America

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08/04/2020

The global COVID-19 crisis: An opportunity to rethink global supply chains of our companies?

KSBSI and ACV-CSC made an initial analysis

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07/04/2020

Strong social protection to tackle COVID-19

Universal social protection is feasible and affordable, provided there is more international cooperation

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06/04/2020

Sub-Saharan Africa and measures against the coronavirus

It goes without saying that these measures are a huge challenge for a continent where 90% of employment is informal and (extreme) poverty determines the daily life of the majority of the population

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06/04/2020

In the empty streets of Guatemala City young people face hunger, Mojoca offers them help

Former professor Gérard Lutte, founder of Mojoca, explains the situation of street youth in Guatemala since the arrival of COVID-19

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01/04/2020

COVID-19: Globalising solidarity is the response we need now!

The challenge we face is how to build an alternative model of development, driven by the needs of all peoples and communities around the world, and the protection of our planet.

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31/03/2020

In India, hunger is a bigger problem than COVID-19!

India is the second most populous country in the world after China. Its population is very susceptible to the spread of the coronavirus due to several factors: hygiene, a lack of hospital beds

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30/03/2020

Worker Rights Consortium: The Tsunami Bearing Down on the World’s Supply Chain Workers

Other than the most unfortunate victims of the disease itself, there is no subset of the global population likely to be hit harder by the impact of Covid-19 than workers in global supply chains.

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30/03/2020

Corona-measures in Africa

At the moment it is all hands on deck to inform everyone about what they can do themselves to avoid infection

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25/03/2020

Dominican Republic: our partner MOSCTHA is committed to reducing the impact of COVID-19 on the most vulnerable

MOSCTHA developed a care plan from health centre 'La Solidarité' and also makes its community workers available for emergencies in remote communities where MOSCTHA is usually active.

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25/03/2020

"Hopefully our test kit can prevent a major outbreak in Bangladesh"

GK once again proves itself to be as reliable as the proverbial rock in the storm. The development of a simple test kit for Covid-19 is in full swing and GK recently started distributing food parcels to those most vulnerable.

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19/03/2020

Latin American governments are facing coronavirus without social protection

The coronavirus pandemic has once again highlighted the lack of social protection in Peru and Latin America. 75% of workers work in the informal sector and do not have access to social security, health care or a pension.

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09/01/2020

WSM expands network for the right to social protection to the intercontinental level

After cooperation on the national and continental level we take the fight for universal social protection to the next level.

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31/08/2018

Benin | Declaration 'For the participation of workers in the just transition'

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