Global union BWI has supplied photographs of 28 April activities in several African states.
The IUF Global Sugar and Palm Oil Program and the Kenya Union of Sugar Plantation Workers (KUSPW) observed the Workers’ Memorial Day, April 28th, with weeklong activities that included workshops on the impact of sexual harassment on the health and safety of sugar workers in Kenya. The program also included a march through the roads of the South Nyanza Sugar Company (SONY), located in the Nyanza Province with the message that good jobs are safe jobs while raising awareness among workers and their families that sexual harassment must also be considered as a hazard in the workplace. Another KUSPW branch at the Nzoia Sugar Estate (Western Province) also observed Workers’ Memorial Day for the third year in a row. more
Update from BWI
Unions KUPRIPUPA, UNRISK, KBCTFIEA and KQMWU are running a workplace training campaign on 28 April.
The unions aims to train at least fifty workers with the occupational health and safety skills .