14th February, 2020

Asia Floor Wage
AFWA released a statement on the death of garment workers due to a fire at the Nandan Garment Factory, at Gujarat, India. Nandan Denim supplies jeans, denim and other garments to more than 20 global brands including U.S. companies such as Target, Ann Taylor, Mango and Wrangler.

Asia Floor Wage Alliance supports the local trade unions and labour rights organizations’ holding global brands responsible for the egregious violations and the deaths of the workers.We demand that brands compensate for the death, injury and loss of employment resulting from this fire on the basis of international standards on living wage and on workers’ pain and suffering.

Click Here to read statement

25th November, 2019

November 25th is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. In honor of this day, Global Labor Justice created a video highlighting three women labor leaders on the frontlines of the global fight to end gender-based violence in the world of work. Libakiso Mathlo of Women & Law, Anannya Bhattacharjee of Asia Floor Wage and Mari Carmen Molina, the first woman secretary of CSTS trade union in El Salvador discusses how a strong labor movement led by women is key to achieving decent work and ending GBVH in the world of work.

Click here to watch the video. The video is bi-lingual in English and Spanish with the respective subtitles.

8th November, 2019

Ms. Anannya Bhaattacharjee, the International Coordinator of Asia Floor Wage Alliance was the key-note speaker for the Living Wage Symposium “Fashion Focus: The Next Steps Towards Developing a Legal Framework for a Living Wage” organized by The Circle,  in London on 8th November 2019.  The symposium which involved various stakeholders like companies, NGOs, academics, lawyers and unions aimed to address the gap in the legal framework related to the payment of living wages in global garment supply chains.

June, 2019

The AFWA – Women Leadership Committee (WLC) attended the General Conference of the International Labour Organization, convened at Geneva in June 2019. They took part in the passing of the Violence and Harassment Convention, 2019 (No. 190), which provides a framework for action to shape the future of work based on dignity and respect, free from violence and harassment.