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Articles from Honduras

  1. Trade union rights are human rights 26 March 2020

    Honduras: Education union launches support programme to mitigate COVID-19 crisis

    Honduran teachers will receive extra support from their union in the form of economic aid for older adults and pregnant women, in a joint effort by teachers to offset the crisis caused by the closure of schools.

    Honduras: Education union launches support programme to mitigate COVID-19 crisis
  2. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 12 December 2019

    "Inclusive Schools as a Political and Social Rights Space", by Gabriela Sancho Mena.

    Gabriela Sancho Mena

    An inclusive public school must be a space where everyone has a place. It is a right that must help strengthen all skills and abilities and encompass all the diversities in our society. It must also be a place of opportunity, reflection, debate, participatory action, invention, questions, research; a secular,...

    "Inclusive Schools as a Political and Social Rights Space", by Gabriela Sancho Mena.
  3. Leading the profession 26 September 2019

    Right to authorship, by Yamile Socolovsky

    Yamile Socolovsky

    Education International's decision to encourage discussion of an International Treaty concerning the exceptions and limitations to copyright for educational and research activities is both timely and necessary. The obstacles imposed on these activities by the excessively restrictive regulations in this area become remarkably difficult to overcome in the current context,...

    Right to authorship, by Yamile Socolovsky
  4. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 26 July 2019

    “Education Unions and the Struggle for Democracy”, by Hugo Yasky.

    Hugo Rubén Yasky

    “As we approach the centenary of the birth of Paulo Freire, whose teachings continue to inspire and influence our actions, the Latin American Pedagogical Movement, EILA and its national member organisations embody the collective will to defend education as a social right and a powerful means for the emancipation of...

    “Education Unions and the Struggle for Democracy”, by Hugo Yasky.
  5. Fighting the commercialisation of education 17 May 2019

    Access to Quality Education Under Threat in Honduras

    A new study reveals the mechanisms by which privatisation of education is spreading in Honduras as a result of the passivity of authorities, creating barriers to accessing education.

    Access to Quality Education Under Threat in Honduras
  6. Trade union rights are human rights 19 December 2018

    #UDHR70 – “A banner of struggle for humanity”, by Yamile Socolovsky

    Yamile Socolovsky

    On the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, it seems inevitable that we ask ourselves whether in the ensuing time we have succeeded in advancing its goals, or whether those principles have ended up being nothing more than a well-intentioned, but ultimately futile statement of a humanistic...

    #UDHR70 – “A banner of struggle for humanity”, by Yamile Socolovsky
  7. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 25 July 2018

    In Latin America, teachers and students champion the right to attend university, by Yamile Socolovsky

    Yamile Socolovsky

    15 June marked the centenary of the university reform led by the student movement in Córdoba, Argentina. This pioneering reform paved the way for a democratic reconstruction of academic institutions that shook the entire region. The transformation of Latin American public universities became a permanent battleground between those who yearned...

    In Latin America, teachers and students champion the right to attend university, by Yamile Socolovsky
  8. Equity and inclusion 4 July 2018

    Defending the right to education! Latin American teachers’ unions fighting against making education a business, by Gabriela Sancho

    Gabriela Sancho

    What is becoming increasingly significant in the rest of the world has long since been reality in Latin America; education as a business. To get parents to send their children to fee-paying private schools and students to attend expensive private universities, the public education system has had to be maligned...

    Defending the right to education! Latin American teachers’ unions fighting against making education a business, by Gabriela Sancho
  9. Union growth 6 June 2018

    Why it’s important to have a voice at the International Labour Conference, by Roberto Trochez Bardales

    Roberto Trochez Bardales

    I would like to thank Education International for giving Colprosumah the opportunity to participate in the 107th Session of the International Labour Conference at the ILO in Geneva, Switzerland on behalf of this global teachers’ federation of which we are proudly members. Our participation focused on denouncing the inequalities and...

    Why it’s important to have a voice at the International Labour Conference, by Roberto Trochez Bardales
  10. Trade union rights are human rights 1 May 2017

    This May Day, why not try solidarity?

    As the occasion to celebrate and reaffirm the value and values of trade unions, from which their principles continue to inspire, today must also serve as a lens to carefully examine our societies and institutions.

    This May Day, why not try solidarity?
  11. Trade union rights are human rights 8 March 2016

    Honduras: Prominent human rights defender murdered

    The global education trade union movement has firmly condemned the murder of environmentalist and human rights defender Berta Caceres.

    Honduras: Prominent human rights defender murdered
  12. Trade union rights are human rights 10 June 2013

    Honduras: ILO will send mission to examine trade union rights

    The Honduran government has accepted a direct contacts mission from the International Labour Organisation (ILO), following a recommendation from the ILO workers’ group, supported by employers. Honduras was the first case examined by the ILO Committee on the Application of Standards this year because of the persistent and serious nature...

    Honduras: ILO will send mission to examine trade union rights
  13. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 29 April 2013

    Education Minister and teachers’ organisations of Honduras must resume dialogue

    The Education Minister and the teachers’ organisations of Honduras should as soon as possible resume discussions on the future of the Honduran public school system. Their dialogue should be based on mutual respect and should aim at improving quality education for all children. This was the message conveyed by EI...

    Education Minister and teachers’ organisations of Honduras must resume dialogue
  14. Union growth 29 April 2013

    Education Minister and Teachers Organisations of Honduras must resume dialogue

    The Education Minister and the teachers organisations of Honduras should as soon as possible resume discussions on the future of the Honduran public school system. Their dialogue should be based on mutual respect and should aim at improving quality education for all children. This was the message conveyed by EI...

    Education Minister and Teachers Organisations of Honduras must resume dialogue
  15. Trade union rights are human rights 16 November 2012

    Honduras: Union condemns intimidation of teachers

    The Federation of Teachers’ Organisations of Honduras (FOMH), of which there are five EI member organisations, has reported large-scale dismissals, salary cuts and temporary suspensions of teachers which have been justified by false allegations.

    Honduras: Union condemns intimidation of teachers
  16. Trade union rights are human rights 13 August 2012

    Honduras: Teachers take action for fundamental labour rights

    The Federation of Teaching Organisations of Honduras (FOMH) has mobilised in defence of the work of school teachers, their Social Security, and public education in Honduras.

    Honduras: Teachers take action for fundamental labour rights
  17. Trade union rights are human rights 24 March 2011

    Honduras: EI Executive Board condemns workers’ repression

    The EI Executive Board in Cape Town has condemned the murder of teacher Ilse Ivania Velásquez as a new low in an increasingly deteriorating situation in Honduras.

    Honduras: EI Executive Board condemns workers’ repression