Collective Work

Building on collective work to advance women’s rights related to land, housing and natural resources, ESCR-Net members active in the Women and ESCR and Corporate Accountability Working Groups engaged with fellow civil society advocates, state representatives and UN officials—at the...

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...

Via participation of several member representatives and several workshops, ESCR-Net participated in the Asia-Pacific Feminist Forum (APFF) which took place in Chiang Mai, Thailand, between 6-9 September 2017.

Organized by the...

At the ESCR-Net Global Strategy Meeting in November 2016, over 140 representatives of Member organizations – working across four languages – defined shared objectives to collectively confront unjust systems and promote transformative alternatives to advance ESCR over the next...

The Women and ESCR Working Group (WESCR WG) elected its first Steering Committee. The election process was carried out to ensure that the Steering Committee would be formed in alignment with the ESCR-Net core principles of regional balance and the centrality of social...

ESCR-Net member IWRAW-AP together with Cambodian Women’s Crisis Centre and Gender and Development for Cambodia (GADC), co-organized a “...

On the occasion of International Women's Day (March 8), ESCR-Net members and allies, including members of the Women and ESCR Working Group, took action to promote and defend women's rights, including engaging in the International Women’s Strike to...

ESCR-Net’s Women and ESCR Working Group (WESCR WG) held two parallel sessions and a strategy meeting on advancing women’s rights related to work during CSW 61 (United Nations Commission on the...

Several Women and ESCR Working Group (WESCR WG) members participated in and led sessions at the 2016 13th AWID International Forum, “Feminist Futures: Building Collective Power for Rights and Justice,” from September 8-11 2016 in Bahia, Brazil. These included:...

The Women and ESCR Working Group, in partnership with ESCR-Net member Bulgarian Gender Research Foundation, held a workshop on advancing women’s...