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
CEDAW General Recommendation 35 encourages, through the use of incentives and corporate responsibility models and other mechanisms, the engagement of the private sector, including businesses and transnational corporations, in efforts to eradicate all forms of gender-based violence against women and
21 October 2019, New York : The Center for Women’s Global Leadership today announced the release of the 2019 Global 16 Days Campaign Advocacy Guide to support and strengthen efforts by advocates worldwide in engaging, mobilizing and scaling up efforts
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.