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
“Aren’t you yourself to blame?” a prosecutor said to Zebo, when she tried to report her husband’s abuse. “Everything will work out fine. Go home.” From 2015 to 2019, the HRW conducted research and interviews on domestic violence in Tajikistan
Eleven women garment workers from a factory in southern India sent a hand-written letter to a local union in late 2016. They wrote: “The plight of women workers … we don’t have anyone who would listen to us…. We have
he garment and footwear industry stretches around the world. Clothes and shoes sold in stores in the US, Canada, Europe, and other parts of the world typically travel across the globe. They are cut and stitched in factories in Asia,
This report provides a factual foundation for understanding the distinct nature of the right to sanitation and denigration of human dignity related to its violation by describing contexts in which women, men, and children struggle to realize their right to