She Deserves. Fairtrade and a Living Wage

Fairtrade Fortnight 25/2 to 10/3 – She Deserves This year (the 25th anniversary of Fairtrade), the emphasis is on cocoa, empowering women and a living wage. Cocoa prices have dropped dramatically and this really highlights the scandal of unfair trade. There are lots of suggestions and... More

The fashion industry

Fashion is a huge industry and people love it. But it's also  a by-word for exploitation and environmental damage. Most clothes are now produced in poor countries with very poor health and safety records. It's also responsible for a huge amount of waste. Firms employ lots of young women on... More

Support the protesters at Yarl’s Wood

Migration On Saturday 24 March, Global Justice Now activists went to the demonstration at Yarl’s Wood to show support for the ongoing protest taking place inside the immigration detention centre. The protest has included a month long hunger strike by 120 detainees. Although the hunger strike... More

Mauritania: Mohamed Cheikh Ould Mohamed

What is the problem? In December 2013, Mohamed Mkhaïtir published a Facebook blog titled "Religion, religiosity, and craftsman”, condemning the use of religion to justify discriminatory practices against members of the lower cast of craftsmen, with which he identifies. Following the publication... More