Association ESE

ESE

   Association for Emancipation, Solidarity and Equality of Women.

 

 

 

Leaving No One Behind In An Ageing World

Direct Link to Full 161-Page 2023 World Social Report: https://www.un.org/development/desa/dspd/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2023/01/2023wsr-fullreport.pdf

Population ageing is an inevitable result of the demographic transition towards longer lives and smaller families. While the shift towards older populations is largely irreversible, collective actions and policy decisions shape its path and consequences. Postponing critical measures that allow societies to benefit from and adapt to population ageing would impose high social, economic, fiscal and health-related costs, for both current and future generations.

Population ageing is a defining global trend of our time. People are living longer, and more are older than ever before. Spectacular improvements in health and survival and reductions in fertility have driven this momentous shift, which has begun or is expected to begin soon in all countries and areas.

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Home As Workplace - Informal Women Workers - Urbanization

WIEGO - Women in Informal Employment: Globalizing and Organizing 

WIEGO has also contributed to the creation of global networks in order to help build a stronger, united voice: the International Domestic Workers Federation for domestic workers, Street Net International for street vendors and market traders, and HomeNet International for home-based workers. At present, we are also contributing to the establishment of a global network of waste pickers. https://www.wiego.org/news/wiego-turns-25

Direct Link to Full 62-Page 2021 Report: https://www.wiego.org/sites/default/files/publications/file/Spatial-reading-of-work-homes-Part-A.pdf

The relationship between place of work and place of residence has been of particular interest in studying modes of urbanisation and place-making in the city. What does this relationship look like when the two places coincide? This proximate co-existence of the spheres of work and home has spatial and social effects on not only the worker but also other individuals using the space or the vicinity, scaling at times to the neighbourhood and the city. In a global wave of ‘working from home’ during the COVID-19 pandemic, multiple studies have acknowledged and measured the social, psychological and spatial impact of work and home occupying proximate spaces. Many of us would have experienced the complexities that are engendered by an overlap of two distinct identities — that of a worker and that of a householder — when spheres of work and home bleed into each other across space, time and sociality. It is especially pertinent to discuss at this moment those who have always had to navigate both work and home from adjacent spaces, maneuvering the complexities, benefits and vulnerabilities that are resultant from a general mixing of work and home environments.

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EU-EIGE - Combating Cyber Violence Against Women & Girls

 

Combating Cyber Violence against Women and Girls | European Institute for Gender Equality (europa.eu)

25 November 2022 - Digital platforms have often been celebrated for allowing equal opportunities for public self-expression, regardless of one’s identity and status.

Yet, not everyone is welcome in the cyberspace. The digital arena has become a breeding ground for a range of exclusionary and violent discourses and beliefs, expressed and disseminated in a context of anonymity and impunity.

Both women and men can be victims of cyber violence. However, evidence shows that women and girls are highly exposed to it. Not only are they more likely to be targeted by cyber violence; they can also suffer from serious consequences, resulting in physical, sexual, psychological or economic harm and suffering.

Women and girls often end up withdrawing from the digital sphere, silencing and isolating themselves and eventually losing opportunities to build their education, professional career and support networks.

The aim of this report is to provide an in-depth investigation into the phenomenon of cyber violence and to examine how it affects women and girls specifically.

Source: WUNRN – 06.01.2023

 

 

 

 

 

Women Health Workers: Ending Sexual Exploitation, Abuse & Harassment

Direct Link to Full 34-Page 2022 Report: WGH-Her-Stories-SEAH-Report_Policy-Report-Dec-2022.pdf (womeningh.org)

This report is dedicated by the WGH movement to the millions of women in the health sector who work every day to keep us healthy and safe. We acknowledge their expertise, dedication, the value of their work and their right to work with dignity free from violence, sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment. As a movement, WGH advocates for a new social contract for all women health workers based on safe, decent and equal work, including equality in leadership and decision-making and fair pay. We call for an immediate end to work-related sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment and all forms of violence against women working in the health sector. We thank the women health workers from all over the world who shared their stories with us for this policy report. This is their story.

Source: WUNRN – 22.12.2022

 

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Social accountability for gender equality

Health Rights

Domestic Violence 

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