Angela Riccitello is a senior at Rutgers University – New Brunswick pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Media Studies as well a minor in Psychology. She is a content writer for Rutgers Odyssey, was recently the Commissioner’s Intern
New research looking at the vulnerabilities to widespread abuse of Nepalese migrant domestic workers in Lebanon rooted directly in the systems in place in both home and destination countries. It also looks at the work Anti-Slavery and its partners have
Ardra is a development practitioner based in New York City, with expertise in gender policy, migration and technology for development. In 2017, Ardra served as a Policy Consultant with the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA),
“Healthcare workers regularly face the risk of violent physical, sexual, and verbal assault from their patients. To explore this phenomenon, a collaborative descriptive qualitative study was undertaken by university-affiliated researchers and a union council representing registered practical nurses, personal support
Garment industries, EPZ factories, tea industries, shrimp processing factories is reported to be a few of the most violent prone sectors in Bangladesh. This report focuses on values, societal norms, and quality of policies to better analyze and understand why
Around the world more than 50 million people, many of them women, are domestic workers. Of these, a significant number are migrants, including migrants who are in an irregular situation. The work they do is invaluable. Among a myriad other
In the recent past India has witnessed increased participation of women in all walks of life. They are now taking complete charge of their lives and getting involved in all decision-making processes and procedures related to them directly or indirectly.
Drawing from 13 studies, this report by Care International presents the economic costs of violence against women in relation to its impact on national economies and the rates of violence against women in these countries
Article 3. States Parties shall take in all fields, in particular in the political, social, economic and cultural fields, all appropriate measures, including legislation, to ensure the full development and advancement of women , for the purpose of guaranteeing them
The concluding observations on the combined eighth and ninth periodic reports of Guatemala acknowledge that female agricultural workers are subject to sexual harassment in the workplace, illegal practices including tests for HIV/ AIDS and pregnancy, and segregation into low-paying positions.