BRID // Baza za radničku inicijativu i demokratizaciju

OWID // Organization for Workers' Initiative and Democratization

Part of the Union: a Research, Fieldwork, Education and Media Work Approach to Building a Joint Social Front

Year: 2020

Donor: Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung

Project description:

The general project objectives can be summed up as follows: (1) the network of existing trade unions and CSOs is going to be strengthened and extended through new activities with local character mediated by OWID, (2) education modules on community organising, feminist organising inside trade unions and organising around specific issues from the field of anti-privatisation domain are going to be devised and implemented, (3) research and case-studies on topics concerning history of the labour and trade union movement, community organising and the struggle for economic democracy are going to be implemented, (4) a broader public is going to be informed on the current developments in the field of labour and social rights through OWID’s media activities.

Activities:
  1. Fieldwork
    • Fieldwork meetings with labour unionists and activists
    • Videos and interviews on topics concerning the labour movement and its role in society as a whole
    • The web site Radnička prava
  2. Education
    • Women's Union school
    • Workshops on privatisation of national health care system
  3. Research
    • The continuation of the work on the research of the privatization of the National health care system