The Center for Women’s Global Leadership (CWGL) in partnership with allies from the labor and women’s rights movements, will host the 'Global Dialogue on Ending Gender-Based Discrimination and Violence in the World of Work', on March 11, 2020, during the annual meeting of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) in New York. The event will bring together women workers, representatives of Governments, Employers, Unions, Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), and human rights experts from Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, the Caribbean, Middle East, North Africa, North America, and the Pacific. The goal of the Global Dialogue is to amplify the demand for the urgent ratification and national implementation of the newly adopted International Labor Organization (ILO) Convention 190, which addresses violence and harassment in the world of work. Learn more here.
Written by MaryBeth Bognar, Program Coordinator Photographs: Interparliamentary Union On April 6, 2019, CWGL’s Executive Director Krishanti Dharmaraj presented during the Forum of Women Parliamentarians that took place at the 140th Interparliamentary Union (IPU) Assembly in Doha, Qatar. Under the panel theme of “Equality at Work”, Krishanti emphasized the need to end gender-based violence and...
Written by Anya Victoria, CWGL Consultant Photographed by Tapio Keihäs, Chirapaq The Center for Women's Global Leadership (CWGL) is committed to advancing substantive equality for women in the world of work by using an intersectional approach. For this reason, CWGL and the United States Human Rights Network (USHRN) co-organized a side event at the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) to...