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Developing Independent Trade Union Movement in Egypt

duration: 2 years (From 1 January 2011 to 31 December 2012)
budget: 464,483 EUR

Objectives :
To improve working conditions as far as possible.
To help Egyptian workers assert their rights to form independent trade unions.
To help the trade union movement make gains and achieve success.
To expand the effect of CTUWS and extend its activities to new sites.
To develop women’s participation in the labour movement and in organizations, while raising societal awareness of the importance of women’s participation, combating the culture of discrimination and exclusion of women.