This infographic features statistics from 2009 surveys, conducted by ASISTA, regarding workplace violence at meatpacking plants in Iowa. The majority of the women interviewed reported that colleagues or bosses commented on their bodies, experienced at least one form of sexual
FAO illustrates the critical role of women in the rural economy worldwide through charts of their share of the agricultural labor force, statistics on their employment, and depictions of the gender gap.
CGIAR gives an overview of the plight of female agricultural workers across the globe as well as the increase in productivity that would result from balancing the resource disparity between men and women.
The Community Alliance for Global Justice provides statistics from the Southern Poverty Law Center on agricultural workers in the United States. These illustrate the gender disparity in the industry and the pervasiveness of sexual violence in the workplace.
The National Center for Farmworker Health sheds light on the typically unrecognized indigenous population that works in agriculture. Focusing on Latin American indigenous groups, this document highlights the demographics, working conditions, health, and discrimination of indigenous workers.
Americas Society and the Council of Americas depict the progression of females at the legislative level. North and South America hold a higher percentage of females in congressional seats, at 28.9%, than the international average.
In this infographic, UN Women and the Inter-Parliamentary Union illustrate the gender disparity of the political sphere from nation to nation. Nations with high numbers of females in ministerial positions include Spain, Nicaragua, and Sweden. Countries with high percentages of
A short, two-page factsheet on gender-based violence in the world of work by the Solidarity Center.