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THE CONSCIENCE OF CLOTHING

Documentary film project of Cambodian garment industry

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IS IT FAIR?

Documentary film project of Cambodian garment industry

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The most revolutionary thing one can do is always to proclaim loudly what is happening.

Rosa Luxemburg

Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung

Fighting for a Fair Society

The Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung is one of the six major political foundations in the Federal Republic of Germany, tasked primarily with conducting political education for progressive social development both at home and abroad. The Stiftung is closely linked to the German Left Party, Die Linke. Since its founding in 1990, the Stiftung’s work has adhered to the legacy of its namesake, German socialist leader Rosa Luxemburg, and seeks to represent critical thinking and democratic socialism with an unwavering internationalist focus.

The Hanoi office of the Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung Southeast Asia embraces a mission of supporting the transformation of countries such as Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, and Myanmar into participatory, socially just, and ecologically sustainable societies. The RLS SEA Regional Representative Office in Hanoi opened its doors in April 2009 and currently cooperates with around 15 partner organizations, including academic institutions, universities, non-governmental organizations, think tanks, government institutions, and parliaments.

Our mission in Southeast Asia

Social Justice

Global economic growth is accompanied by a widening income gap and increasing social inequality. We support our partners working against this development.

Social­-Ecological Trans­formation

We foster spaces to discuss alternative development models and promote ideas for a socially just and ecological transformation.

Inter­national Dialogue

We believe in a multilateral problem-solving approach and support our partners to participate in regional and international forums.

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Publications

This section features our most recent as well as older publications addressing relevant and pressing issues in the Mekong Delta.

Our motto is

“(S)he who writes, remains”.

Must read

Laborers’ Plight - Cambodia: Stories of the Ordinary Labor 2020

In our collaborative program with Cambodian Center for Independent Media, we illustrate incidents and problems encountered by the workers, by having them speak up for their own. The authority and employers are also interviewed for their sides of the stories, and their responses accordingly.

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➡️The German government’s austerity policy, which has been in place since 2010, only partially explains the social developments that are currently hindering the emancipation of women. ----- 📲Link: https://bit.ly/2Ht6ebp ---- #feminism #rlssea #rlshanoi #germany #equality #rosaluxemburg

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➡️Huan and Nam from our RLS SEA were thrilled to join a 2-day training hosted by The Institute for Workers and Labor Unions. Despite the harsh weather that has bewildered central Vietnam lately, 40 delegates from 15 provinces gathered to learn and discuss about living wage as opposed to the minimum wage. ➡️In the context of the new Labor Code 2019, the EU-Vietnam free trade agreement, and the upcoing Trade Unions Law, it's vital that officers of all levels prepare well to better represent the workers'rights and interests. ➡️There were debates and discussions, experence-sharing and challenges to the status quo opinion. With a growing class of young labor union professionals, we believe that change is possible ------- #minimumwage #livingwage #rlssea #rlshanoi #rls #rosaluxemburg #vietnam #socialjustice

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👉"Accomplishments have no color" - Leontyne Price ----- 📌For more information about the work of Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung visit: www.rosalux.de/en & www.RosaluxHanoi.org - 📲 FB I Twitter I TikTok: @rosaluxhanoi ---- #Happy #peace#quotes#rosaluxemburgstiftung#rls#rosalux#rlssea#rosaluxhanoi#socialism#revolution#class#democracy#democrat#internationalism#internationalsolidarity#Rosaluxemburgo#marx#marxism#socialism#revolution#communist#rosaluxemburg #leontyneprice