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.
5 April 2011 Gender-based violence against women running for office is as prevalent as harassment following the successful elections of women. The concluding observations of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women: Kenya emphasize the detriment of post-electoral
25 November 2016 The concluding observations on the combined seventh and eighth periodic reports of Honduras shed light on the underrepresentation of disadvantaged and marginalized women (e.g. rural and peasant farmer communities) in political and public life. Common repercussions for
24 July 2014 The concluding observations on the combined seventh and eighth periodic reports of Peru call for the State party to continue its efforts and initiatives to counter and prevent political harassment, especially through the adoption of legislative measures
25 July 2018 The concluding observations on the ninth periodic report of Mexico call attention to increasing political violence against women and the dearth in sufficient prosecution and criminalization, which both serve as deterrents to women standing for election. It
The concluding observations on the combined seventh and eighth periodic reports of Peru call for further inclusion of rural women and agricultural workers in the form of gender-sensitive policies, equal participation, and legislation to counter violence against women regarding access
States parties shall take all appropriate measures to eliminate discrimination against women in the political and public life of the country. Adopted in 1997, CEDAW General Recommendation No. 23: Political and Public Life calls for states parties to ensure that