Drawing on a multitude of countries, extensive research is conducted on the wage gap, the violence and safety issues, and occupational segregation the persists within agricultural labor disproportionately affecting women in the sector.
Published in New Frontiers in Feminist Political Economy, CWGL Faculty Director Radhika Balakrishnan and Sonja Thomas outline a human rights approach to social protection from a feminist economic perspective.
On 19 December 2011, the General Assembly adopted General Assembly Resolution 66/130, “Women and political participation.” The resolution called for more inclusivity in the political sphere, including acknowledging the importance of female political representation, eliminating laws preventing women’s participation in
With a focus specifically on the leisure and hospitality industry, this report highlights the high levels of sexual harassment women of color experience. A survey of over two-thousand female employees, results show that women in the food and hospitality service
Working and often living in other people’s homes, migrant domestic workers are among the most vulnerable workers, at risk of abuse and exploitation that often happens behind closed doors, making it difficult for them to seek help, and for people
In the present report, prepared in accordance with Human Rights Council resolution 33/2, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights provides an overview of available mechanisms concerned with ensuring the safety of journalists, including existing international and regional prevention,
The Cambridge Public Health Department has released a workplace handbook for employers and supervisors to learn how to best respond and address domestic violence and intimate partner violence in the workplace.
In 2018, Human Rights Watch released a comprehensive report on the lack of legal support and justice for domestic violence victims and survivors, in many examples describing women who could not work or no longer return to work due to