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Equal Pay for Work of Equal Value

2020

Work which is typically performed by women is often undervalued and undercompensated. But how can we compare different jobs, especially where the division of labour tends to be gendered? This animated video explains the principle of equal pay for work of equal value, with examples of its application around the world. Our thanks go to […]

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The Smart Sex Worker’s Guide to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women

2018

Produced by the Global Network of Sex Work Projects as a result of its collaboration with IWRAW Asia Pacific, this resource explains CEDAW, its importance for the sex workers’ rights movement, and how to engage with the review process, and outlines sex workers’ rights under CEDAW. It is available in Chinese, English, French, Russian and […]

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Business and Women’s Human Rights: Natural Resource Governance & Management – International Standards

2014

This video – the last in a series of five – explains some of the international standards related to natural resource governance and emphasises the State’s human rights obligations. It also highlights the need for women’s rights to natural resources to be addressed using international human rights standards. This video was made possible with the […]

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Business and Women’s Human Rights: Natural Resource Governance

2014

This video – part four in a series of five – explains natural resource governance and emphasises the importance of the State and private actors in involving local communities. It also highlights the need for women’s human rights to be addressed using international human rights standards. This video was made possible with the support of […]

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Business and Women’s Human Rights: Women in the Value Chain

2014

This video – part three in a series of five – includes an explanation of ‘value chain’ and women’s roles in it, research by FAO (Food and Agriculture Organisation) on female agricultural workers, components to help women achieve equal access to resources, and the relevance of incorporating CEDAW Article 14 into value chain analysis and […]

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Business and Women’s Human Rights: Women Migrant Workers

2014

This video – part two in a series of five – looks at the factors pushing women to migrate to other countries in search of employment; jobs that migrant women workers are limited to; discriminations faced before, during, and after migration; lack of protection in informal sectors; and how CEDAW General Recommendation No. 26 is […]

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Business and Women’s Human Rights: CEDAW, UNGP and WEP

2014

This video – part one in a series of five – introduces applicable humans rights frameworks (Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women, United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, and Women’s Empowerment Principles) when dealing with corporations or businesses (private sector) for the promotion of gender equality and […]

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