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
The International Labour Organization (ILO) and its constituents, at the 105th Session of the International Labour Conference (ILC), discussed the need to further assess working conditions deficits as well as governance issues that may hinder the achievement of decent work
A high-level panel headed by the former President of Chile, Michele Bachelet, delivered this ground-breaking report to UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, arguing that a social protection floor could boost economic growth and enhance social cohesion. Social protection – and in
Universal social protection is essential for realizing the human right to social security for all, advancing social justice and promoting inclusive growth, and accelerating progress towards achieving the globally agreed 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its Sustainable Development Goals
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
Americas Society and the Council of Americas depict the progression of females at the legislative level. North and South America hold a higher percentage of females in congressional seats, at 28.9%, than the international average.
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.
To strengthen the capacity of States Party to the Convention of Belem do Para, MESECVI* elaborated the Inter-American Model Law on Violence Against Women in the Political Life. Incorporating elements of CEDAW, the Model Law emphasizes eliminating discrimination against women
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