“This report documents attacks against vaccination workers, paramedics, nurses, doctors, midwives, patients, community volunteers, and drivers and guards, in violation of longstanding human rights and humanitarian law norms to protect and respect health care in conflict. Apart from the immediate
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
For this report, Human Rights Watch investigated access to health care, including HIV prevention and treatment, for women of trans experience in south Florida. We administered 125 survey questionnaires among trans women in Miami-Dade and Broward counties, two counties with
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,
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
Between 1999 and 2005, at least 147 migrant domestic workers died from workplace accidents or suicide, most by jumping or falling from residential buildings. There is no single reason why domestic workers resort to suicide, but research by Human Rights
Human Rights Watch has produced an extensive library of meticulously researched reports on gender-based violence in the world of work from around the world.
146,000 female migrant domestic workers are employed in the UAE, and although there are reputable households that treat domestic workers humanely, there is handful on the other side that have carried out an exploitive measures towards their domestic workers. HRW
Focusing primarily on domestic workers, garment workers, fishers, farm workers, and migrant workers, this report provides government practices and recommendations on ending gendered-based violence.