Rising For Rights In the lead-up to International Workers' Day, we present to you stories of millions of workers who fuel the global economy from palm oil plantations in Indonesia to garment factories in Cambodia.
We begin with the ongoing plight of Cambodia's garment workers who have been fighting against retail giants such as H&M and Wal-Mart for delayed payments and poor living conditions. Read more
Indonesian Migrant Workers in 2014 Elections Over six million Indonesian migrant workers are eligible to vote in this year's elections. Will they use their votes to influence legislators to take up their cause? Read more
Bekasi Workers Fight Back Despite violent attacks, thousands of workers in the Bekasi Industrial Zones of Indonesia have been taking to the streets demanding an increase to the minimum wage. This film documents their protests from 2011 to 2013.
Occupy Taiwan Parliament Thousands of Taiwanese have been occupying the Legislative Yuan since March, opposing a trade deal with China that they claim will hurt Taiwan's economy.
Want to get involved? The following organisations work to uplift the rights of such workers. Connect with them and find out more about their work at these links: Walk Free Foundation | Migrant Care | LICADHO