Executive Summary This report examines the implications of the ASEAN economic integration on women’s human rights particularly of women migrant workers drawing from a review of literature and interviews with NGOs working in the Mekong region. It highlights the implications
A report focusing on female domestic workers working overseas that make them the most vulnerable. Due to the fact that they are not protected by labour laws, abusive and exploitative conditions persist within this sector.
Violence against trans folks within the sex industry transpires to high murder rates. With this underreported subject, the statistics that do show only represent a small portion of the reality trans folks actually experiences. This report further elaborates on the
The European Parliament’s Policy Department for Citizens’ Rights and Constitutional Affairs’ study on female agricultural migrant workers in the EU dissects several case studies on the exploitative working conditions in agriculture in Italy and Spain. These EU nations have a
The Atlantic reports that the American agricultural industry is composed of workers who are undocumented or have temporary work visas, which only increases their vulnerability to exploitation. This exploitation takes many forms, including unfair labor practices, the lack of fair
The UN Plan of Action on the Safety of Journalists and the Issue of Impunity aims to create a free and safe environment for journalists and media workers, both in conflict and non-conflict situations, with a view to strengthening peace,
An Expert Group Meeting on Violence Against Women in Politics provided an in-depth look at the plight of women in politics through statistics, testimonies of female activists and politicians, the causes and consequences of violence in the political sphere, and
This handbook by the ILO and UN Women aims to provide a glimpse into emerging good practices to address violence and harassment against women in the world of work, by governments, employers, workers and their organizations, and civil society.
Edited by Diane Elson and Anuradha Seth What does a gender-equitable inclusive growth process entail? What kinds of macro-level and labour market policies improve the distributional bias of growth and promote gender equality? These are the motivating questions of this
This brief synthesizes research findings, analysis and policy recommendations on making social protection floors work for women. Much can be done in terms of integrating gender into the design and implementation of programmes that promote income security across the life