Report from the Council of Europe: Mistreatment and Exploitation of Moroccan Strawberry Pickers in Spain

In Andalusia, the agricultural sector represents 7.8% of the GDP. Among the thriving crops, red fruits, especially strawberries, hold a predominant place. According to Interfresa data, the province of Huelva produces 300,000 tons of strawberries every year, which accounts for more than 90% of the total Spanish production. This sector requires a substantial workforce: each harvest season, about 100,000 people are called to work in the 23,000 strawberry fields, and the majority of these workers are foreigners.

Survival Struggles of Yemen's Daily-Wage Workers: Lost Jobs and Uncertain Lives Amidst War

The war in Yemen has led to the loss of various jobs, while those that have been preserved are often precarious and poorly paid. Daily-wage workers, who typically rely on temporary and informal employment, are particularly vulnerable. They confront challenging working conditions, a lack of social protection, and inadequate wages to support their families' needs.

Between Perilous Seas: The Unseen Struggles of Mauritanian Sailors

As the world celebrates the Day of the Seafarer, a human tragedy unfolds, in the tumultuous depths of the Atlantic Ocean. It is the poignant story of Mauritanian seafarers, brave and fearless men who daily confront the raging waves to feed their families and their country. But behind their bravery lies unspeakable suffering, a reality of deprivation, deadly accidents, and unbearable injustices.

World Day for Safety and Health at Work

Deadly workplaces: Work-related fatalities surpass war casualties, particularly in the Arab region The World Day for Safety and Health at Work, celebrated annually on April 28, is dedicated to promoting global efforts to prevent occupational accidents and diseases. This day serves as a reminder to commemorate workers who have lost their lives or have been injured at work, since it was first initiated by the trade union movement in 1996. Since 2003, the International Labour Organization (ILO) has been commemorating this day by promoting safety and health at work through tripartism and social dialogue.