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Lesotho union observes AIDS Day

6 December, 2018One in six adults in Lesotho are living with HIV and AIDS according to UNAIDS. These include young women workers from the textile and garment sector, and unions are taking this up as part of their organizing.

First HIV and AIDS conference in Côte d'Ivoire

1 December, 2014IndustriALL Global Union affiliates in Côte d’Ivoire are commemorating World Aids Day by organizing the country’s first HIV and AIDS conference on 6 December. The event aims at bringing together trade unions, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and companies from various sectors.

HIV/AIDS workplace training in Zambia

25 June, 2014Women and young people learnt how to implement an effective HIV/AIDS workplace policy at a two-day workshop in Lusaka, Zambia organized by IndustriALL Global Union in June.

Addressing gender based violence in Tanzania

22 May, 2014IndustriALL conducted several activities with Tanzanian affiliates during the week of 12 May to encourage workers to take up action on sexual harassment and gender based violence and raise awareness on HIV and AIDS.

Encouraging women activists in Ivory Coast

28 March, 2013Oil sector union Syntepci has formed the first women’s committee since it was formed 40 years ago that was inaugurated at a joint conference of oil and textile workers held to commemorate International Women's Day.

Sustainable unionism discussed in Cote d’Ivoire

21 March, 2013IndustriALL affiliates met with project coordinator Paule Ndessomin in Abidjan at the end of February to discuss how project work in HIV and AIDS can contribute to building strong unions.

Thank you Hans

22 January, 2013At the end of 2012, Hans Schwass ended his involvement in the ICEM / IndustriALL HIV/AIDS project work.

Making a change for a HIV free Zambia

6 December, 2012IndustriALL Global Union came together with local partners to carry out a successful Voluntary Counselling and Testing (VCT) campaign at the Konkola Copper Mine (KCM) in Zambia on World AIDS Day, 1 December 2012.