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Indonesia: Violence against Women Workers in Oil Palm Plantations

Indonesia: Violence against Women Workers in Oil Palm Plantations

Exploitative working conditions in the oil palm plantations’ industry in Indonesia are persistent and the main victims are mostly women. Although this situation is often overlooked, the production process of the world’s largest producer of palm oil is strongly...

Sawit Watch Airs Concerns Over Planned Revision of Manpower Law

Sawit Watch Airs Concerns Over Planned Revision of Manpower Law

Photo: Palm Oil Harvest Workers. Source: Sawit WatchPalm oil watchdog Sawit Watch is airing concerns that a plan by the Ministry of Manpower to revise the Law on Manpower could lead to the legitimation of unfair manpower practices.“The revision of the Law on Manpower...

Estate workers demonstrate outside Parliament demanding housing law

Estate workers demonstrate outside Parliament demanding housing law

Estate Society Support Committee demanding for Housing Law. Source: ESSCKUALA LUMPUR: A group of estate workers held a peaceful demonstration outside the Parliament building today to urge the government to enact an estate housing law to guarantee the workers permanent...

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Just Transition in the Palm Oil Industry – Part 3 (end)

A Just Transition perspective would integrate ecological sustainability and social justice. Photo: Worker’s helmet and fresh fruit bunch, North Sumatra, Indonesia © RAN/OPPUK/Nanang Sujana. Steps towards a Labour Perspective on Just Transition We have seen how...

Just Transition in the Palm Oil Industry – Part 2

The palm oil industry is plagued by land conflicts. Photo: Indigenous farmers block a road to a palm oil plantation and ritually spill pig’s blood in West Kalimantan, Indonesia © Irendra Radjawali Mosaic Landscapes as a Transformative Vision for the Palm Oil Industry...

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