This frame work action plan has been developed through a process of self assessment, with a focus on SPTB core objectives. This self-assessment considered SPTB practices, the effectiveness of strategies employed and the challenges that lie ahead. The process was highly participatory and transparent to ensure that all stakeholders collectively owned the resultant strategic plan. SPTB strategic framework, now in its second printing, combines an understanding of our past with a vision for our future. It represents a flexible framework of opportunity which our member unions can use to help them in addressing the issues and social challenges in their own societies. We believe “a strategic plan without action is pointless and action without strategic plan is fruitless” . Download full for SPTB’s Strategic Framework 2011-2014
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Abortion: induced abortion does not increase breast cancer risk
African trypanosomiasis (sleeping sickness)
Air pollution, indoor: Indoor air pollution and health
Air quality and health
Antimicrobials: use outside human medicine and resultant antimicrobial resistance in humans
Heavy Traffic: SPTB's Executive Director Discusses Trafficking for women and girls on the TVB. (mp3 audio clip).
SPTB's Beijing Campaign Against Discriminatory Laws featured on the Central Java Public Radio program 51%, March 9, 2012 (mp3 audio clip).
female genital mutilation
Female Genital Mutilation [FGM], a fundamental human rights violation, takes different forms in different countries: the partial or total removal of the clitoris [clitoridectomy], the removal of the entire clitoris and the cutting of the labia minora [excision], or in its most extreme form the
trafficking of women and girls
Trafficking of women and girl - the illegal and highly profitable recruitment, transport, or sale of human beings for the purpose of exploiting their labor - is a slavery-like practice that must be eliminated. The trafficking of women and girls into bonded sweatshop labor, forced