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
“Since women account for 70% of the health and social care workforce, gaps in health worker supply will not be closed without addressing the gender dynamics of the health and social workforce. The female health and social care workers who