This photo by Calcutta photojournalist Sudipto Das captures rural women in West Bengal taking part in a traditional boat race that is otherwise dominated by men. The photo was the winning entry in a competition by WACC* in 2009. Titled ‘challenging gender stereotypes’, the competition invited submissions on photos that portray women or men in […]
A slideshow based on the book ‘Walking on Fire: Haitian women’s stories of struggle and resistance’. Click the image for the full show
“The purpose of this meeting is to table all the problems that women face without men silencing us. All the problems to be brought forward include those we face while serving in the committees”
In this interview Simba Shani Kamaria Russeau, a multimedia storyteller, describes some of the conditions migrant workers face in Lebanon. The Labour Law in Lebanon stipulates that foreign workers have no rights and includes them as servants.
“Ninguna mujer debe ser despojada de su dignidad a cambio de alimentar a su familia”, Proyecto de Bandanas El ‘Proyecto de Bandanas‘, fundado por Mónica Ramírez, dentro del Southern Poverty Law Center en Atlanta, intenta sensibilizar sobre la explotación y acoso sexual que suelen enfrentar las trabajadoras agrícolas en los EE.UU. Las trabajadoras en el […]
The Women’s Development Network was established to help grassroots women overcome their isolation and increase their access to the information, advice and inspiration they need to achieve sustainability in their economic projects and accomplish their economic goals.
Beirut, February 2010 : Female migrants, for developing countries like Madagascar and Nepal, are becoming the main export as the labour market demand for a new form of modern-day slavery – domestic servitude – increases in the Middle East. “The share of women migrating for employment rather than family reasons hasincreased over time,” says Maurice […]
“No one should be forced to give up their dignity in order to feed their family”, the Bandana Project Founded by Monica Ramirez, at the Southern Poverty Law Centre in Atlanta, the Bandana Project aims to raise awareness on the sexual exploitation and harassment faced by farm worker women in the US. Women are vulnerable […]