Women & ESCR
The Women and ESCR Working Group advances substantive equality at the intersection of women’s rights and economic, social and cultural rights, and collectively strives to ensure that the demands of grassroots women leaders and feminist visions are at the center of policy-making, legal developments and systemic alternatives.
Women’s Global Strike
A global campaign that calls women to stop/slow down formal and/or care work.
The Women’s Global Strike, endorsed by a growing number of over 198 organizations and movements across 60 countries, is a global campaign that calls women everywhere to stop/slow down formal work and/or care work, and take action to demand women’s rights, to show the world that, if women stop, the world stops. Visit the website of the Women’s Global Strike, and read the Political statement (Available in 8 languages). Join the Strike either as organization or individual.
About the Women & ESCR Working Group
Composed of some 90 members from NGOs, social movements, and individual advocates, this working group advances substantive equality at the intersection of women’s rights and ESCR. Through campaigning, cross-regional solidarity and advocacy, it collectively strives to advance transformative change by centering feminist visions and the demands of grassroots women leaders at the forefront of the struggles for economic, social and cultural rights.
For a complete list of all members of the Women and ESCR Working Group, please click here.
- Latin America and the Caribbean
- Ida Le Blanc (National Union of Domestic Employees, NUDE)
- Alejandra Lozano (Global Initiative for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, GI-ESCR)
- Charlene May (Women’s Legal Centre, WLC)
- Radiatu Sheriff (Natural Resource Women Platform, NRWP)
- Shanti Uprety (International Women's Rights Action Watch Asia Pacific, IWRAW-AP)
- Naw Ei Ei Min (Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact, AIPP)
- Middle East and North Africa
- Maryam Al Tibi (Democracy & Workers' Rights Center in Palestine, DWRC)
- Senada Sali (European Roma Rights Center, ERRC)
- United States and Canada
- Kate Donald (Center for Economic and Social Rights, CESR)