Collective Work

Women’s rights to land, housing and property remain key areas where women face systematic discrimination and marginalization. According to...

The ESCR-Net's Women and ESCR Working Group brought together 35 African women’s rights advocates in Nairobi, Kenya, 16-18 June 2015, for the ‘International Mechanisms to Claim Women’s ESC Rights in Africa: Regional...

The lives of women are affected by a variety of issues, such as the frequent lack of basic services; formal and substantive inequality; the lack of responsibility of States, companies and other global actors; discriminatory cultural stereotypes; beliefs and the...

Women and ESCR Working Group organized a side event, reception and working group meetings for the 59th Commission of the Status of Women/Beijing+20

ESCR-Net's Women and ESCR Working Group will host a side event during CSW59 to assess the implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action during the last two decades

As reported earlier, from 11-13 November 2014, 25 women, activists and leaders in human rights across Latin America, gathered in Mexico City to participate in the workshop ‘Exchanging experiences and strategies in...

More than 20 women's rights advocates from Latin America exchanged experiences and strategies in Mexico

The Women and ESCR Working Group has submitted inputs to UN Women to strengthen their 2015 report “Progress of the World's Women” focused on women's economic and social rights

The Women and ESCR Working Group has become a reference for various actors at different levels regarding women’s ESCR and substantive equality.

The ESCR-Net Working Group on Women and ESCR, in collaboration with IWRAW-AP, has publish the Spanish version of a resource guide to promote economic, social and cultural rights of women using the Optional Protocol

ESCR-net is pleased to announce the Arabic version of the Factsheet on Women’s Economic, Social and Cultural Rights which provides an overview of ESC rights taking into account the specific obligations related to women and diverse groups of women.

The ESCR-Net Women and ESCR Working Group is organizing a side event during the CSW 58 which will bring together women from different parts of the world to present cases highlighting how a women's ESCR approach, foregrounding a substantive equality, provides a vital framework for implementing and strengthening the Millennium Development Goals for women and girls.