Collective Work

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...

On August 31, ESCR-Net’s Working Group on Women and ESCR launched a series of briefing papers in Arabic.

The briefing papers present specific and systemic challenges to the realization of women’s ESCR in practice and explore

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On August 10-12, 2016, the Endorois Welfare Council (EWC), with the support of ESCR-Net, organized its first women’s workshop, bringing to Nakuru (Kenya) 25 women from the 16 locations where the Endorois live today.

Unprecedented ruling by...

The Women and ESCR Working Group launched revised briefing papers on Land,...

The Women and ESCR Working Group (WESCR WG) of the International Network for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ESCR-Net) engaged in a consultation with the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) and the Committee on the Elimination of All Forms...

From 26 to 28 August, 2015, the Women and ESCR Working Group held an international strategy meeting to promote women's ESCR in Montevideo, Uruguay. The meeting – “Advancing Women’s ESCR: Alternative Visions of Development, Land and Property Rights”...

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...