Adopted in 2016, CEDAW General Recommendation No. 34 calls for states parties to legally enforce the right to decent work conditions for female agricultural workers. The marginalization of those in the informal sector and the changing of economic policies leave
The global garment industry is responsible for millions of people’s well-being around the world. The chains linking high-street stores such as H&M, Zara and Marks & Spencer, and the people who make the clothes these stores sell, stretch across the
Highlights of the provisions of the Domestic Workers Convention No. 189 and Recommendation No. 201. These new standards, adopted in June 2011, are a strong recognition of the economic and social value of domestic work and a call for action
This study serves to quantify levels of violence experienced by marginalized communities within countries in Southeast Asia. Violence against women, lesbian women, and sex workers create issues beyond those in the community. Lack of policy or initiatives to protect these
ActionAid’s research report focuses on the care and rural work of women in South Asia. Family and customary laws play a prominent role in this region concerning a female’s economic status which contributes to females’ greater likelihood of experiencing violence.
The eight good practices demonstrate successful initiatives to combat child labour in India and Nepal; to establish strong and sustainable domestic workers organizations in the form of trade unions, cooperatives or associations in Indonesia, the Philippines and the Republic of