This report focuses on foreign national migrant workers form sub-Saharan Africa, north Africa and Asia, employed in low-skilled/ temporary/seasonal jobs within the agricultural sector in Italy. Amnesty International found that within Italian farms, many were violating labour rights and carrying
Despite some recent reforms, an estimated 2.1 million migrant domestic workers continue to risk severe labour exploitation in Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) – the members of the Gulf Cooperation Council (hereinafter “GCC”).
There are currently 60–70 million garment workers worldwide; 75% are women. The vast majority are engaged in informal employment, which the ILO has defined as “all remunerative work (i.e. both self-employment and wage employment) that is not registered, regulated or
In addition to the reports made about Walmart and H&M, another report focuses on popular clothing company, GAP and their misuse of labour regulations and laws. Overseas, in countries such as Cambodia, Sri Lanka, India etc, labour exploitation is a
H&M factories in Southeast Asian countries like Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, and Sri Lanka are reported to carry out violence that disproportionately affect women. With the women comprising 80-95 percent of the sector, a abusive and exploitative environment is being perpetuated,
A report focusing on the overall conditions garment workers working for Walmart face. Some of these include short term contracts, production targets, and excessive working hours that foster an exploitative environment for these workers.
Drawing on a multitude of countries, extensive research is conducted on the wage gap, the violence and safety issues, and occupational segregation the persists within agricultural labor disproportionately affecting women in the sector.
Published in New Frontiers in Feminist Political Economy, CWGL Faculty Director Radhika Balakrishnan and Sonja Thomas outline a human rights approach to social protection from a feminist economic perspective.
With a focus specifically on the leisure and hospitality industry, this report highlights the high levels of sexual harassment women of color experience. A survey of over two-thousand female employees, results show that women in the food and hospitality service