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Atrocities against women and children as domestic help increases in Bangladesh

Atrocities against women and children as domestic help increases in Bangladesh

Bangladesh – Condition of domestic workers is horrifying in Bangladesh; they are working 24*7 without getting any leave of payment for sick leaf. Especially the women who work as house help is even worse as…

Work life balance
Can Women of Colour Working at Low Wages Maintain Work Life Balance Amid Pandemic?

Can Women of Colour Working at Low Wages Maintain Work Life Balance Amid Pandemic?

United States – People of colour make up almost 33% of all nursing aides and aides for home healthcare. The Latinas and Native American ladies primarily work in low-wage occupations, for example, clerks or customer…

Human rights
UN pushes for momentum to end violence against women that increased amid pandemic

UN pushes for momentum to end violence against women that increased amid pandemic

The secretary-general of the United Nations António Guterres gave the call for action during a virtual meeting on Wednesday to recognize the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and to begin the…

Embassies
Norway-Philippines’ UNDP partnership uplifts youth and women initiatives in Bangsamoro

Norway-Philippines’ UNDP partnership uplifts youth and women initiatives in Bangsamoro

The Government of Norway and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) have consented to a partnership deal to promote the peacebuilding and mediation-arbitration capacity of ladies and encourage the commitment of youth in the Bangsamoro…

Human rights
Women Fall Victim To Tyranny Of Lukashenko

Women Fall Victim To Tyranny Of Lukashenko

Belarus had picked on women human right activists that were protesting against unfair elections in August 2020. Speaking on the atrocities women were subjected Mary Lawlor, Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders has said, “Belarus has…

Human rights
Amnesty report: Qatar domestic workers share tormenting accounts of exploitation

Amnesty report: Qatar domestic workers share tormenting accounts of exploitation

According to the new report by Amnesty International, domestic workers employed in Qatar have been pushed to limit by the absence of rest, misuse, ill-treatment, and overwork. Amnesty has spoken to 105 domestic workers who…

Work life balance
How women are bearing the burden of maintaining work life balance during pandemic

How women are bearing the burden of maintaining work life balance during pandemic

Coronavirus pandemic has brought unprecedented times. Never have before three most important aspects of our lives, work, school and family life, operated from a single venue, our home. But this has become the new normal…

Work life balance
Moms are finding it tough to manage work-life balance amid Covid-19 crisis

Moms are finding it tough to manage work-life balance amid Covid-19 crisis

In the Covid-19 pandemic crisis, the new norm is working from home for parents and attending online classes for children. While facing these unprecedented times, everyone is feeling stress in some form or the other.…

Embassies
EP Kohl building will be used as a temporary residence for vulnerable women amid COVID-19 pandemic

EP Kohl building will be used as a temporary residence for vulnerable women amid COVID-19 pandemic

“From next Wednesday, we will host 100 vulnerable women in the European Parliament premises in Brussels. In these difficult moments, the institutions have a duty to show solidarity and help those who face social exclusion…

Labour rights
Coronavirus: poverty threatens large numbers of women

Coronavirus: poverty threatens large numbers of women

The Secretary-General of United Nations, Antonio Guterres, called on women to be at the center of economic reconstruction efforts as the world confronts the repercussions of the emerging Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19), warning that the threat…

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