Women are being paid poverty-level wages and enduring unsafe and degrading working conditions while struggling to put food on the table for their families. Supermarkets have the power to change this.
The experience or threat of harassment and abuse are very real and present in the everyday lives of women across the world. A powerful personal blog on how we can all fight the social norms that enable violence against women.
"Last time I was in Gaza I was seven months pregnant and I left hoping that by the time my son was born, things might be better for babies born in Gaza – because it was hard to imagine they could get any worse."
Oxfam’s latest report on worker’s rights in the seafood sector shows that workers in seafood supply chains in Thailand and Indonesia are still reporting workers rights violations with women being amongst the most affected.
Continued restoration of land to evicted families in Polochic, Guatemala gives us faith that, in a world of growing restrictions on our civic and human rights, we can continue to fight for justice.
Some good news this week from Polochic in Guatemala: 134 new rural indigenous families are finally getting their own land, seven years after they were violently evicted to make way for a sugar mill. But with more than half of the families evicted still without land, the fight continues.
With forced labor and workers’ rights violations alive and widespread in the Thai and Indonesian seafood industry, how can supermarkets give consumers the confidence that there's no human suffering in the food they buy?
Read this inspiring story of one woman's intense commitment to fight for the rights of women workers in Indonesia's seafood sector.
The global food industry generates billions in revenue every year, but the rewards are increasingly skewed toward the powerful. Our new campaign, Behind the Barcodes, calls on supermarkets around the world to fight the human suffering in their supply chains.