In the recent past India has witnessed increased participation of women in all walks of life. They are now taking complete charge of their lives and getting involved in all decision-making processes and procedures related to them directly or indirectly.
“Sexual harassment occurs within the nursing profession globally, challenging the health and safety of nurses and the quality and efficiency of health systems. In Sri Lanka, no studies have explored this issue in the health sector; however, female employees face
“Workplace violence is a devastating issue worldwide. Incidents of workplace violence towards nurses are common in every healthcare setting. Nurses are more prone to workplace violence due to the nature of the tasks performed by them at healthcare settings. Lack
Agrilinks discusses the statistics on the prevalence of gender-based violence in agricultural industries in Ecuador, Sri Lanka, and Kenya. The report further breaks down contributing factors such as a female’s age, level of literacy, and language proficiency as well as
ActionAid’s research report focuses on the care and rural work of women in South Asia. Family and customary laws play a prominent role in this region concerning a female’s economic status which contributes to females’ greater likelihood of experiencing violence.
The report of the Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences, notes that women in Bangladesh are a minority in the formal labor force at approximately 36% while they compose a high number of unpaid workers in
The report of the Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of slavery, including its causes and consequences, discusses cases in South Asia, Africa, Europe, and South America on human rights violations. It specifically focuses on the horticultural and cut flower sectors
The Informal Economy Monitoring Study (IEMS) is a major, longitudinal study of the urban informal economy being undertaken initially at two points in time, 2012 and 2016, in 10 cities around the world: Accra, Ghana; Ahmedabad, India; Bangkok, Thailand; Belo
Domestic work has emerged as the fastest growing sector of women’s employment in urban India. It enables first entry to paid work, especially for women from low-income households. As such it has become a characteristic feature of women in India’s
The eight good practices demonstrate successful initiatives to combat child labour in India and Nepal; to establish strong and sustainable domestic workers organizations in the form of trade unions, cooperatives or associations in Indonesia, the Philippines and the Republic of