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The Torkor model: This project was aimed at rescuing children from child labour activities in Torkor which is predominantly a fishing community. The project saw to it that most of the children were taken off the lake and...
GAWU is currently affiliated to the International Union of Food, hotel, tobacco, restaurant and allied Workers Union (IUF), and the International Trade Union Confederation – Africa (ITUC), LO-Norway, FNV Mondiaal, International Labour Organisation (ILO), Hivos, Canadian International Development Assistance...
GAWU is currently implementing four main programme areas of work, namely, Administration This department is responsible for providing administrative assistance to the various department areas of GAWU. The department manages and organizes resources and people in a manner that the organizational...
Membership across the country First to institutionalize gender sensitization within the Labour movement Organized about 23,000 small scale farmers Collaborated with international partners to promote the decent work agendaamong agricultural workers. The Union has organized Inland Canoe fishermen ...
1 Organize and unite workers engaged in enterprises that fall within the jurisdiction of the GAWU into locals under the direction and authority of the National Union 2 Provide an organizational vehicle for the united expression of the views of...
In order for GAWU to have smooth and successful operations of its systems and also see to it that the underpinning objectives are achieved, the Union has put in place some fundamental guiding principles. These include the following; Self-organization,...
The jurisdiction of GAWU cover all persons, be they, wage-earners or non-wage –earners in Agriculture, Forestry, Fisheries, Poultry and Livestock and allied workers, agricultural and rural workers as well as members of the staff union. Membership of GAWU...
The General Agricultural Workers Union (GAWU) was formed on February 9, 1959 at West African Cocoa Research Institute, (WACRI) now Cocoa Research Institute of Ghana (CRIG) at New Tafo in the Eastern Region, following a merger of a number...