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”).
In the Coalition of Immokalee Workers’ most recent report to date, an extensive look at the Fair Food Program is provided in terms of its implementation and achievements. It was found that at least 1 in 3 women experience sexual
The Community Alliance for Global Justice provides statistics from the Southern Poverty Law Center on agricultural workers in the United States. These illustrate the gender disparity in the industry and the pervasiveness of sexual violence in the workplace.
The physical environments of agricultural work are typically low in visibility which only increases the likelihood of women experiencing sexual assault and harassment. The American Civil Liberties Union delves into the weaknesses and exclusivity of current legislation that does not
The Center for Investigative Reporting discusses the power imbalance in the agricultural industry through United States-focused cases. Female agricultural workers tell their personal stories of sexual harassment at the hands of supervisors and employers. Deterrents to justice are the recurrence
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In 2016, Jo Cox was fatally shot and stabbed multiple times during her term as British Labour Member of Parliament. This is just one of many cases across the world in which women in politics are targeted through assassination attempts,
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
CGIAR gives an overview of the plight of female agricultural workers across the globe as well as the increase in productivity that would result from balancing the resource disparity between men and women.