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22
Mar
2017

The ESCR-Net Women and ESCR Working Group, in partnership with the Permanent Mission of Finland to the United Nations, is pleased to bring together women’s rights advocates from different regions of the world to discuss women’s economic, social and cultural rights in...

20
Mar
2017

Women’s work has always been characterized as precarious, casual, informal, low-skilled, unskilled, unpaid, unrecognized, unvalued, undervalued and invisible. In a changing world that is dominated by neoliberalism and patriarchy, this characterization continues to...

20
Mar
2017

While substantial progress was made towards MDG 5 (reducing maternal mortality and ensuring universal access to reproductive health), limited access to safe and legal abortion services continues to be one of the greatest contributors to...

20
Mar
2017

Members of the ESCR-Net Women and ESCR Working Group—social movement and NGO leaders—from different regions of the world are eager to exchange lessons with fellow advocates for the rights of women workers. To begin a collective discussion, discussants will share...

17
Mar
2017

With the participation of:

  • RADHIKA BALAKRISHNAN Center for Women’s Global Leadership
  • GITA SEN Development Alternatives with Women for a New Era
  • BARBARA ADAMS Global Policy Forum
  • GLORIA MILLS Unison-UK | Public Services International
  • JENNIFER FISH Chair
  • ...
16
Mar
2017

Please download flyer of the event here.

 

16
Mar
2017

Emerging economies and Women's economic empowerment: feminist analysis from BRICS

14
Mar
2017

Currently,there are an estimated 4.5 million registered Syrian refugees in Lebanon, Jordan, and Turkey,the three main countries where Syrian refugees have taken refuge. Women refugees bear the brunt of displacement, and this panel will discuss how NGOs in the region...

13
Mar
2017

Addressing women's heavy and disproportionate responsibility for unpaid care work, and recognizing the value of care work to the economy is crucial to the realization of women?s economic empowerment. The UN High Level Panel on Women's...