EAST AFRICA: ATGWU visits unions in Kenya & Tanzania

From November 22nd – 29th, the ATGWU mentor team of John Mark Mwanika and Stephen Abima conducted a follow-up visit to Kenya and Tanzania as part of the ATGWU informal transport worker mentoring programme for unions in East Africa. The team visited the Public Transport Operators Union (PUTON) and the Matatu Workers’ Union (MWU) in […]


December 22, 2015

Nepali unions form Joint Women’s Committee

On December 3rd, the Independent Transport Workers’ Association of Nepal (ITWAN) and Nepal Yatayat Majdur Sangh (NETWON) announced the creation of a Joint Women’s Committee, composed of six women leaders from each union. The announcement was made at a jointly organised seminar on fighting violence against women. It was agreed that Satyadevi Timsina from NETWON […]


December 15, 2015