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7 April - Time for Universal Public Health Care


05 April 2019

Health is a human right. The 2019 World Health Day (WHD) is an opportunity to advocate for every woman, man and child to have access to quality public health.

Municipal solid waste management services in Africa


05 April 2019

This is the second of a series of reports, part of a research project on global waste services, that PSI commissioned to develop its work on the municipal waste sector. The draft report served as background research for the first meeting of the PSI Municipal Waste Services Workshop for English-speaking Africa that took place on 25-26 October 2018 in Nairobi, Kenya.

22 March - Water for all... no exception


21 March 2019

As we celebrate World Water Day one week after the successful global students strike for climate, similarities between the two events find an echo in the frustration with political systems which refuse to address obvious and urgent needs of the people.

Stand up for Human Rights and Dignity for All


21 March 2019

In 1966, the UN General Assembly proclaimed 21 March as the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination to commemorate the 1960 Sharpeville massacre in South Africa. An event that led to the killing of 69 blacks and more than 180 wounded, after police fired on a crowd of anti-apartheid protesters. 59 years have passed, and not much has changed.

Handbook: Addressing violence and harassment against women in the world of work


21 March 2019

All women and men have the right to live and work free from violence and harassment. However, while this is generally accepted, violence and harassment remains pervasive throughout the world of work. It affects all jobs, sectors and occupations. It has serious consequences for workers, their families and communities, as well as for enterprises’ reputations and productivity.

PSI statements for the 144th session of the WHO Executive Board


13 March 2019

144th session of the Executive Board (24 January - 1 February 2019)

A Quantum Leap for Gender Equality: For a Better Future of Work for All


11 March 2019

This new ILO report highlights key gender gaps and obstacles to decent work for women.