With almost 7.2 million domestic workers, Brazil has ratified the International Labour Organization (ILO) Convention 189, covering decent work for those carrying out domestic tasks in the home.
Low wages and suppression of the trade union remains is the biggest challenge in the textile sector in Indonesia even though it is one of the biggest in the world with exports to US, Japan and Turkey.
Gender and labour rights education is proving to be successful in horticulture industry in Tanzania.
Women groups in Pakistan are taking up the fight against gender and women oppression.
As a result of gender equity in the workplace policies, the workplace has changed. The policies promote the notion that females are just as capable of performing the same tasks in the workplace as males and therefore they should also be fairly represented in all sectors of the economy including mining. But, this has come with its own challenges especially in mining.
A gender based violence campaign community meeting called by the Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union (POPCRU) in Khayelitsha highlighted the need for the police and the community to fight violence directed at women and children. Themed on the need to work together, the event was part of the 16 Day of Activism against gender violence.
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