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Kalpona Akter: The voice of former child workers

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Ahead of World Day against Child Labour on 12 June, we share Kalpona Akter’s story, a factory floor worker at age 12, she is now executive director of the Bangladesh Centre for Worker Solidarity. Her story is featured in UN Women’s flagship report Progress of the World’s Women: Transforming Economies, Realizing Rights, as a Story of Change... More

UN Women and SPC sign memorandum of understanding

Friday, October 17, 2014

UN Women and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) commemorated International Day of Rural Women with an event that showcased stories from rural women themselves and culminated in the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). More

Markets for Change Project kicks off in Suva bringing confidence to women vendors as they strive for a voice in market management

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Following the launch of the UN Women Markets for Change (M4C) project in April 2014, staff in Suva are working in partnership with local councils to conduct a series of three workshops for Suva market vendors to create awareness around the importance of market vendor associations and equip them with necessary knowledge to elect a representative for the Suva United Market Vendors Association. More

Supportive Social Protection System to Enhance Women’s Economic Livelihoods and Participation in the Labor Force

Thursday, March 6, 2014

Women are the poorest of the poor and the ones to suffer the most due to lack of social security nets and access thereof. In the absence of adequate social protection they are subjected to increased risks of sinking below the poverty line or remaining trapped in poverty for generations. More

Remarks by Gitanjali Singh, Deputy Representative, UN Women Nepal at the launch of Situation Report “Nepali Women in the Middle East”

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Remarks by Gitanjali Singh, Deputy Representative, UN Women Nepal at the launch of Situation Report “Nepali Women in the Middle East”, NRN Global Conference, Session III: Public/Private Partnership for Safe and Dignified Foreign Employment More

Justice still out of reach for thousands of women migrants from South Asia

Monday, June 4, 2012

Migration of Women Workers from South Asia to the Gulf is a first of its kind report that offers new insights into the processes and problems associated with the migration of women workers from South Asian countries to the Gulf region. More

UN Women Cambodia s upports the Ministry of Women’s Affairs in hosting the National Workshop on Gender and Labor M igration

Monday, December 26, 2011

UN Women Cambodia country office supported the Ministry of Women’s Affairs in organising a National Workshop on Gender and Labor Migration. The objective of the Workshop was to improve participants’understanding of the laws that protect Cambodian women labor migrants and promote their rights and also addressing the need for law and policy on migration to be written and implemented in a way that responds to the gender needs of female migrant workers. More

Press Release: Regional Workshop on protection of Women Migrant Workers and Ethical Conduct of Recruitment Agencies

Press release on Regional Workshop on protection of Women Migrant Workers and Ethical Conduct of Recruitment Agencies, Viet Nam More

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