The precarious status of domestic workers in Brazil

15th March 2018 Equal Times 0

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.

Bosnia’s last female miners

17th January 2018 Equal Times 0

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.

Gender based violence campaign highlights the need to work together

29th November 2017 Mzi Velapi 0

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.