What Human trafficking is a crime that exploits women, children and men for numerous purposes including forced labour and sex. The International Labour Organization estimates that 21 million people are victims of forced labour globally. This estimate also includes victims of human trafficking for labour and sexual exploitation. While it is not known how many […]
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26 – 30 June UN Makes History on Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity (Human Rights Watch 30.06.2016) Chinese women use social media to challenge sexual assault taboo (BBC News 30.06.2016) Banned from Stadiums for Being a Woman in Iran (Human Rights Watch 30.06.2016) Obama on feminism and other lessons from the first United State of Women […]
- July 7, 2016
This event is over. Check out our live-tweet here ! _____________________________________________________________ What UNESCO and the NGO “Femmes de demain” will invite a group of outstanding women leaders/entrepreneurs from Africa. Through their testimonies, they will provide key information on current and future trends in Africa in the priority areas of UNESCO (gender equality and Africa). The aim […]
ILO event: Gender and Climate Change Financing – Why does it matter for Employment, Women’s Empowerment and Social Equity Prospects?
What This event is organized within the framework of ILO’s Green Centenary Initiative and Women at Work Centenary Initiative. Billions of dollars of climate finance will have to go into the implementation of national climate change action plans both in the public and private sector. Such green finance must be made available to create adequate […]
What In no country in the world are men doing as much childcare or domestic work as women are. Globally, women are spending more than twice as much time as men on unpaid care work. These unequal care responsibilities are a barrier to gender equality, to economic opportunities and development, and to the full realization […]