Zimbabwe Trade Unionist Receives Pilkington Award For Courage

Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions Second Vice President Thabitha Khumalo has received one of four Window to the World Awards bestowed by Britain's Women of the Year organization and sponsored by glass products manufacturer Pilkington.

The Window to the World award recognises women who have worked in dangerous and intimidating environments. The trade unionist has been harrassed by police on a number of occasion while working to advance the rights of women and workers.

Action for Southern Africa campaign head Kathryn Liwellyn said Khumalo has faced a particularly difficult time as a Zimbabwean trade unionist.

Read the entire news on the source link below.

600450 Zimbabwe Trade Unionist Receives Pilkington Award For Courage glassonweb.com
Date: 23 October 2006
Source: Voanews.com

See more news about:

See more from these topics:

Others also read

The conical, spaceship-shaped structural glass curtain wall area was constructed out of Pilkington Optiwhite™ low-iron monolithic curved tempered glass.
Using structural glass materials supplied by W&W Glass and fabricated in the United Kingdom by Pilkington, the project was glazed by Juba Aluminum Products.
350 years ago, a fire started in a bakery on Pudding Lane in London, which went on to rage throughout the medieval city for three days.
Technology already plays a huge part in our work and social lives, but in 2016 we’re seeing an emerging trend for tech products that aim to simplify our home lives.
Award-winning Fireframes ClearView™ System eliminates the need for colored internal glass unit spacers or vertical mullions, for superior visual clarity.
A new court complex in Kuwait will feature a stunning wall of glass, courtesy of Pilkington Planar™ structural glazing

Add new comment