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).
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.
In 2018, violence against women remains one of the largest human rights violations, affecting 35% of women worldwide. 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,...
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.