hide message

Welcome to the Resource Centre

We make it our mission to work with advocates in civil society, business and government to address inequalities of power, seek remedy for abuse, and ensure protection of people and planet.

Both companies and impacted communities thank us for the resources and support we provide.

This is only possible because of your support. Please make a donation today.

Thank you,
Phil Bloomer, Executive Director

Donate now hide message

International Women's Day 2009 - reports & initiatives

- "New Report Shows Global Gender Pay Gap Bigger Than Previously Thought", Intl. Trade Union Confederation, 5 Mar 2009

- UN Global Compact & UNIFEM convene consultation on "Advancing Women in the Global Marketplace", 5 Mar 2009

- "Labour - Mexico: 'They First Asked if I Was Pregnant'", Emilio Godoy, Inter Press Service, 5 Mar 2009

- ILO warns economic crisis could exacerbate gender inequality in the workplace, ILO, 5 Mar 2009

- Comments by UK business associations on gender in the workplace, epolitix.com, 7 Mar 2009

- Israel: Study says pregnant workers first to be laid off during a recession – more than half fired illegally, Ruth Eglash, Jerusalem Post, 8 Mar 2009

- "Women business association formed in Afghan northern province", Xinhua, 8 Mar 2009

- "Women Make the News 2009", UNESCO launches project to promote gender parity in the media
      - Includes invitation for comments, deadline 15 Apr
      - Handbook: "Getting the balance right - Gender equality in journalism" [PDF], UNESCO, Intl. Federation of Journalists, Mar 2009

- "Work woes dog China's women", Radio Free Asia, 9 Mar 2009

Get RSS feed of these results

Related stories and components

8 March 2009

Study: Pregnant workers first to be laid off during a recession [Israel]

Author: Ruth Eglash, Jerusalem Post

Pregnant women are the first to be laid off during economic crises, according to a study published Sunday by the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and figures released separately by both the Israel Women's Network and the Industry, Trade and Labor...

Read more