This report shows the effects sexual harassment has in the garment industry, that holds 85% female employees while maintaining many others forms of inequalities within the work place. Findings showed that productivity costs are about 89 billion in regards to
Domestic work has emerged as the fastest growing sector of women’s employment in urban India. It enables first entry to paid work, especially for women from low-income households. As such it has become a characteristic feature of women in India’s
Feminists in the 1990s achieved a truly monumental breakthrough when they secured the formal recognition of women’s rights as human rights, and of violence against women as a human rights violation. This work continues, in new ways, as gender-based violence
This research highlights the narratives of undocumented workers who work as farmworkers and the tolerance linked to their citizen status here in America. Within this report, several interviews were conducted to share the stories of these workers.
Worldwide, more than half of the global population is not covered under any type of social protection scheme, and less than 30 per cent enjoys comprehensive social protection. Women are particularly disadvantaged in social protection systems, experiencing lower coverage rates
In 2016, three community-based organizations that operate in the Texas–Mexico border region collaborated on a participatory research project. A.Y.U.D.A. Inc., Fuerza del Valle Workers’ Center and Comité de Justicia Laboral/Labor Justice Committee trained 36 women from the local communities as
This report presents the findings of a qualitative, time-series evaluation that assessed the impact on intimate partner violence (IPV) prevention of a pilot intervention program called Living Peace, which targeted the husbands of women who had experienced conflict-related rape and
Between 1999 and 2005, at least 147 migrant domestic workers died from workplace accidents or suicide, most by jumping or falling from residential buildings. There is no single reason why domestic workers resort to suicide, but research by Human Rights