Tuesday, November 14, 2017
ASEAN leaders signed agreement on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant Workers on Tuesday, Filipinotimes reported.
The document is aimed to strengthen social protection, access to justice, humane and fair treatment and...
Asia, Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam
Friday, October 27, 2017
According to a study conducted across three cities in India and Nepal by HomeNet South Asia, a network of home-based workers, and a research and policy network called Women in Informal Employment: Globalising and Organising, home-based...
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Empowering rural women with resources and equipping them with skills for services and decent jobs is a driving force in the fight against poverty and hunger.
Mr Serge Nakouzi, Deputy Representative of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) for...
Monday, October 23, 2017
Women can unlock the growth potential of any society both in developed and developing countries.
A study by McKinsey Global Institute found that by advancing women’s equality, $12 trillion would be added to the world GDP by 2025.
Although there is...
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Over 2,100 potentially vulnerable children were turned down for support by Gloucestershire’s social workers last year – double the number of the previous year.
The dramatic rise has been attributed to greater awareness of child protection and...
Monday, October 16, 2017
Vast inequalities threaten economies, communities and nations, says The State of World Population 2017, UNFPA’s flagship report, released today.
Yet these inequalities are not simply a matter of wealth. Social, racial and political inequalities...