In the present report, the Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences analyses the issue of violence against women in politics, including in parliament and elections, and outlines her conclusion and recommendations on preventing and combating such
This report quantifies the incidences of sexual harassment in an industry that has shown to be quite pervasive within such incidents. In addition, the ILO provides ways to upgrade the employment and work terms of women, as well as other
This report chronicles the key discussion points of the Strategic Conversation on Militarism and Violence Against Women, convened by the Center for Women’s Global Leadership (CWGL) at Rutgers University from June 9-11, 2011.
Additional information on the relationship between domestic violence and the world of work. Although intimate partner violence occurs within a private home, the effects of IPV does not remain in the home.
This report examines the restaurant industry and the sexual harassment that disproportantely affects women. Being that the restaurant industry is one of the lowest paying jobs, in addition to the tip culture, it provides a tolerant environment for harassment and
Executive Summary This report examines the implications of the ASEAN economic integration on women’s human rights particularly of women migrant workers drawing from a review of literature and interviews with NGOs working in the Mekong region. It highlights the implications
A report focusing on female domestic workers working overseas that make them the most vulnerable. Due to the fact that they are not protected by labour laws, abusive and exploitative conditions persist within this sector.
Violence against trans folks within the sex industry transpires to high murder rates. With this underreported subject, the statistics that do show only represent a small portion of the reality trans folks actually experiences. This report further elaborates on the
The UN Plan of Action on the Safety of Journalists and the Issue of Impunity aims to create a free and safe environment for journalists and media workers, both in conflict and non-conflict situations, with a view to strengthening peace,
Edited by Diane Elson and Anuradha Seth What does a gender-equitable inclusive growth process entail? What kinds of macro-level and labour market policies improve the distributional bias of growth and promote gender equality? These are the motivating questions of this