Teacher trade unionists in Togo have welcomed measures announced by the public authorities to support primary and secondary education, acknowledging that education is the cornerstone of a more just society and the country's development.
Education workers have called for a well-supported strike in order to pressure Myanmar’s public authorities to respect their right to collective bargaining, especially during holiday periods when family is the priority.
Education International has released a solidarity statement firmly urging Djibouti’s public authorities to immediately release imprisoned education union leaders, stop harassment measures and ensure respect for human and trade union rights, including social dialogue.
The Confederación Nacional de Trabajadores de la Educación joined massive protests in Brazil on Wednesday, 15 March to oppose the pension system reform proposed by President Michel Temer’s interim government.
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