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UN Committee on ESCR addresses the impact of unpaid care work on women’s social security access

Marcia Cecilia Trujillo Calero made 29 years’ worth of retirement contributions to the Ecuadorian Institute of Social Security (IESS). Of the 305 contributions she made, approximately half were voluntary contributions made from 1981 through 1995, when she was an unpaid care worker at home, caring for her three children. During an eight-month period starting in 1989, Ms. Trujillo paused her voluntary payments, though she retroactively paid them in full in April 1990. Afterward, Ms.

Last October, members from the Strategic Litigation Working Group and Women and ESCR Working Group submitted a collective third party intervention...

12
Mar
2018

We invite you to a conversation that aims to amplify rural women and girls’ unique experiences and challenges with regards to corporate-related human rights abuses, with a focus on women human rights defenders in rural areas. The event will consider the important effects women’s political...

In October 2017, members of the ESCR-Net Strategic Litigation Working Group and the Women and ESCR Working Group worked collaboratively to submit a third-party intervention to the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural...

On 16 February 2017, the Due Process of Law Foundation (DPLF); the Center for Law, Justice and Society (Dejusticia); and Earth Rights International (ERI) - all members of ESCR-Net - submitted an amicus curiae to the Inter-American Court of...

On 3 June 2016, the International Network for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ESCR-Net) sent ...

On 27 and 28 April 2016, over 20 human rights experts - including individuals, representatives of human rights organizations, and members of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights from Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador and...

Representatives of the Union of People Affected by Texaco (UDAPT) from Ecuador began their Europe speaking tour with a call for a "Global Minga" to support a treaty that will sanction transnational corporations for their crimes and ensure access to justice for...

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Ecuador
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Strategic Litigation

Meeting in Sawhoyamaxa land 

Representatives of the Sarayaku people (Ecuador), Dejusticia (Colombia), and Fundación Pachamama (Ecuador), with the...