Rural Women and Corporate Human Rights Abuses: Feminist Perspectives on Accountability

Start Date: 
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 08:30

Indigenous and rural women are leading struggles that challenge the consolidation of corporate power by asserting their rights and defending their communities despite the lack of legal protections. Corporate impunity for human rights violations is enabled by regulatory gaps in national and international laws.

The potential of a legally binding instrument on transnational corporations (and other business enterprises) for human rights — including the rights of rural women — from a feminist perspective.