The 2019 Global 16 Days Campaign Advocacy Guide was developed by the Center for Women’s Global Leadership to support and strengthen efforts by advocates worldwide in engaging, mobilizing and scaling up efforts to end gender-based violence.
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
New research looking at the vulnerabilities to widespread abuse of Nepalese migrant domestic workers in Lebanon rooted directly in the systems in place in both home and destination countries. It also looks at the work Anti-Slavery and its partners have
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
Highlights of the provisions of the Domestic Workers Convention No. 189 and Recommendation No. 201. These new standards, adopted in June 2011, are a strong recognition of the economic and social value of domestic work and a call for action
Domestic workers are workers employed by private households within national boundaries or overseas to do house chores and care work. They constitute an integral part of the labour force worldwide. According to ILO data, the estimates are 4-10% of the
In Europe, the trend in recent years has been towards an increase in migrants among domestic workers, the overwhelming majority of whom are women. These workers are exposed to exploitation and abuse due to several factors, including the lack of
Around the world more than 50 million people, many of them women, are domestic workers. Of these, a significant number are migrants, including migrants who are in an irregular situation. The work they do is invaluable. Among a myriad other
Despite some recent reforms, an estimated 2.1 million migrant domestic workers continue to risk severe labour exploitation in Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) – the members of the Gulf Cooperation Council (hereinafter “GCC”).
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