The role of TNCs and trade agreements in the recent disaster in Atacama, Chile

Recently, an active WIDE+ member, Patricia Muñoz, visited the Atacama region in Chile, a region devastated by abnormal rain floods and mud avalanches. There she spoke to women from two nodes of La Via Campesina movement: ANAMURI and RATMURI. ANAMURI…

WIDE+ joins Latin American Medellin Declaration on Business and Human Rights

During a regional forum on business and human rights held in Medellin, Colombia, from 28-30 August, 2013, Latin American communities together with regional and international organizations called for justice against the human rights violations of companies. The forum was initiated…

Key Feminist Concerns regarding core labour standards, decent work and corporate social responsibility

'Key Feminist Concerns regarding core labour standards, decent work and corporate social responsibility', Anja K. Franck, WIDE June 2008 'Labor standards' are established by the International Labour Organization conventions and implemented by national governments. A limited number of labor standards…