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Young feminists: the future belongs to us, not transnational corporations

Corporate impunity impacts young women and girls disproportionately. Young feminists must join the growing mobilisation for a UN treaty on transnational corporations and human rights.

Source: OpenDemocracy 50.50 / AWID

Young feminists: the future belongs to us, not transnational corporations

Corporate impunity impacts young women and girls disproportionately. Young feminists must join the growing mobilisation for a UN treaty on transnational corporations and human rights.

Source: OpenDemocracy 50.50 / AWID

World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends for women 2017

This report provides a portrait of the situation of women in the world of work today and their progress over the past 20 years.

Organizing for our rights: A domestic worker in the Middle East speaks

At a time when the experiences and demands of domestic workers are often narrated by others, Beirut-based, Filipina domestic worker Ursula Cruz tells her own story.

Source: AWID

Organizing for our rights: A domestic worker in the Middle East speaks

At a time when the experiences and demands of domestic workers are often narrated by others, Beirut-based, Filipina domestic worker Ursula Cruz tells her own story.

Source: AWID

Organizing for our rights: A domestic worker in the Middle East speaks

At a time when the experiences and demands of domestic workers are often narrated by others, Beirut-based, Filipina domestic worker Ursula Cruz tells her own story.

Source: AWID

Evidence of trauma: the impact of human rights work on advocates

It’s time to think seriously about the effects of trauma on human rights activists. A contribution to the openGlobalRights debate on mental health and well-being in the human rights. 

Source: Open Democracy

Nations pledge to cut women's unpaid work and close the gender pay gap

in partnership with The Guardian

Agreement made at UN’s Commission on the Status of Women overcomes efforts by US and Russia to weaken text on violence, and sexual and reproductive rights.

Source: AWID / The Guardian

CSW61: Global Unions Statement

We call on all trade unions, workers and the public to urgently contact and lobby their governments to support the inclusion and retention of the full and substantive role of the ILO in the CSW61 Agreed Conclusions and specifically its implementation and monitoring role.

Source: The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) and other organizations

Unions are Central to Women’s Economic Empowerment in the Changing World of Work

‘A Woman’s Place is in Her Union!’ - Women’s economic empowerment is key to the realisation of women’s rights, and to achieving a truly gender equal world. It is about far more than women’s ability to participate equally in existing markets or their contribution to economic growth.

Source: The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC)