AMRC organised a workshop in June 2016 bringing together women workers' educators to talk about the challenges women workers face at the workplace addressing their health concerns, including reproductive health and issues such as sexual harassment.
Asia Monitor Resource Centre (AMRC), recently concluded a Partners Meeting in Bangkok, Thailand.The event, held between 26-28 October 2015, brought together 55 participants from 42 organisations from 13 countries across Asia.
In September 2013, AMRC launched our Gender and Labour Rights programme by bringing together representatives from 28 organisations and twelve countries for a regional consultation. Participants were predominantly women activists from AMRC’s partner labour groups, as well as experts and researchers who have been working on labour and gender issues in the region.
This report is a survey of the Chinese working women's reproductive health and rights in the garment sector. A sample survey was carried out in the garment industry in China’s Pearl River Delta. This survey sought to better understand the situation of women workers’ reproductive health and rights, analyze several different factors affecting these rights, and make recommendations for further action. This report is available for download in both English and Chinese. Please click on links below to get the full version of report.
The worldwide financial crisis has caused huge damage to Cambodia’s tourism, garment manufacturing and construction sectors. Those sectors comprise three of the Southeast Asian kingdom’s four economic pillars (besides agriculture) and the bulk of its economic growth over the past decade. Tens of thousands of people have lost their jobs in the past 16 months or are earning less than before.
Nenita ‘Ka Nitz’ Gonzaga used to work as a secretary to Felixberto ‘Ka Bert’ Olalia Sr., known as the grand old man of the Philippine labour movement.1 Ka Bert was among the labour leaders instrumental to the rebirth of the militant labour movement in the Philippines during the oppressive Marcos dictatorship period. He was the founding chairperson of the militant labour center Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU or May First Movement).