Asia Floor Wage Alliance (AFWA) is an international alliance of trade unions and labour rights activist who are working together to demand garment workers are paid a living wage. The Asia Floor Wage Alliance began in 2005 when trade unions and labour rights activists from across Asia came together to agree on a strategy for improving the lives of garment workers.


Cividep India is an NGO based in Bangalore, which works to empower workers and communities and to ensure that businesses comply with human rights, labour rights, and environmental standards. With this objective Cividep educates workers, studies effects of corporate conduct, dialogues with various stakeholders, and advocates for policy change.  Cividep’s workers’ rights initiatives have been in the garment manufacturing and electronics manufacturing as well as plantation sectors.


FEDINA (Foundation for Educational Innovations in Asia) is a non-governmental, non-profit organization that empowers the marginalized, the oppressed and the poorest of the poor to demand their rights. Since 1983 they fight for the rights of informal sector workers, dalits, poor women, small farmers, landless labourers and slum-dwellers.


FEMNET eV  is a non-profit women´s rights association established to support women worldwide in their economic, social and cultural rights.


Munnade is a women’s organization that offers counseling on domestic and labour issues as well as legal support to garment workers in Bangalore. With a strong all women’s team, experienced and sensitive about the issues of the garment sector and the women working there, Munnade hopes to strengthen their efforts in ensuring life with dignity and security for this significant section of women workers in Bangalore.


Samvada (meaning dialogue in Kannada) is an organisation that works with young people to build an equitable, socially just and sustainable world. It believes in empowering young people with values and perspectives to help them re-define relationships, work options, political affiliations and lifestyles.


WWDP (Women’s World Day of Prayer) is a global, ecumenical movement of informed prayer and prayerful action, organised and led by Christian women who call the faithful together on the first Friday in March each year to observe a common day of prayer and who, in many countries, have a continuing relationship in prayer and service.