Archive for month February, 2018

  • February 26, 2018

    Dynamics of...

    Women empowerment is still a great challenge for policy makers and human rights advocacy groups. The UN Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform provides us with a to-do-list to achieve gender equality as one of the Sustainable Developments Goals (SDGs).

  • February 26, 2018

    “To decent...

    The International migration from Senegal to Europe is poorly understood and the links between the micro-level factors and the economic, political and social processes in both countries of origin and destination is not analyzed enough.

  • February 26, 2018

    A feminist...

    In 2018, violence against women remains one of the largest human rights violations, affecting 35% of women worldwide[1]. Despite the scale of this global challenge, it is still difficult to collect data, map resources and provide context-specific tools that estimate and tackle violence against women. Over the past few years,...

  • February 26, 2018

    Brazilian domestic...

    As Brazil just ratified (on 31 January 2018) the ILO Convention 189 guaranteeing labour rights to domestic workers, this piece offers a reflection on the history and significance of this process.