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Author: Japan Press
The Osaka District Court on June 27 ruled that it is illegal for a company to discriminate against workers who are married. This was the first ever judgment in a lawsuit of this kind in Japan. Twelve married employees of Sumitomo Life Insurance Co....
The Centre For Social Justice and the National Action Committee on the Status of Women announce new report on women's continued economic inequality [in Canada]
Author: Centre for Social Justice
After decades of working toward income equality, women still lag far behind men in earning power. New research on previously unpublished Statistics Canada data shows women still face severe economic discrimination.
LATIN AMERICA: ECLAC [Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean] Addresses Role Of Women In Development
Author: UN Wire
Author: ICFTU OnLine
ILO Convention 100 on Pay Equity is 50 years old
Author: World of Work - The Magazine of the ILO
Whether at work or in politics, this artificial barrier - a transparent but stifling cap fashioned from attitudinal and organizational prejudices - remains in effect despite decades of social development and advancements in gender equality.
Author: published by IIED [International Institute for Environment and Development] and RING [Regional and International Networking Group]
briefing paper for World Summit on Sustainable Development
Author: William A. Schabas, Professor of Human Rights Law at the National University of Ireland, Galway, and Director of the Irish Centre for Human Rights, in International Review of the Red Cross No.42
How far can these general principles of complicity be extended to the case of contemporary atrocities? Can they, for example, be used to establish international criminal liability for a supplier of small arms, the managing director of an airline that...
Author: UN Wire
Author: Farah Khan, Inter Press Service
A gender empowerment lobby at the least developing countries (LDC) conference in Brussels is pushing hard for UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan to establish an eminent persons group, to ensure that commitments to advance women become a reality