Those who spoke at the event include NTUF
president Rafiq Baloch, deputy general secretary Nasir Mansoor, SMU leader Bashir Mehmoodani, Baldia factory fire affectees association senior vice president Saeeda Khatoon and others.
HBWWF and NTUF
officials discussed the issues faced by women workers at their workplaces and showed their solidarity with all women of the world on the day.
and AEFAA thanked the International Labor Organization, IndustriALL Global Union, Clean Clothes Campaign as well as German government and others for their contribution in the process.
Riaz Shaikh, Dean Faculty of Social Sciences SZABIST Karachi, the Central Deputy General Secretary National Trade Union Federation Nasir Mansoor, President NTUF
Sindh Gul Rehman, Mehboob Qureshi, Shakila Khan, Shadab Murtaza, Ali Ahmed Panhwar, Lal Bux Lalan, Mushtaq Ali Shan and Sabhagi Bheel also addressed the participants of the ceremony.
According to NTUF
spokesperson Chaudhary Mohammad Hussain, the Foundation had written a letter to the authorities concerned in that regard.
Deputy General Secretary NTUF
, Nasir Mansoor said that the number of home-based workers are rising sharply in Pakistan; however, they are not getting due attention for resolution of their problems.
The rally, says a statement, was led by NTUF
President Mohammad Rafiq Baloch and HBWWF general secretary Zahra Khan.
Addressing the rally, NTUF
deputy general secretary Nasir Mansoor said that the safety situation in our factories despite the tragedy of Baldia factory fire has not improved.
and its partner organisations will organize convention, rallies and demonstrations to pay revolutionary tributes to martyrs of Chicago, announced Deputy General Secretary, NTUF
, Nasir Mansoor on Thursday.
Those who spoke included Gul Rahman and Riaz Abbassi of NTUF
, United Homebased Women Workers Union Ruqia Haneef, HBWWF leaders Jameela Abdul Latif, Shabnam Azam, Perveen, veteran labour leader Usman Baloch, Shah Noor and Sindh Agriculture General Workers Union leader Mushtaq Ali Shah.
Deputy General Secretary Nasir Mansoor, President Baldia Factory Fire Affectees Association Mohammad Jabbir, among others, addressed the press conference.