WOMEN’S PROGRESS UNEVEN AND FACING BACKLASH, UN RIGHTS CHIEF WARNS AHEAD OF INTERNATIONAL DAY

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Women and girls in the garment industry are often subject to forced overtime and low wages, and on domestic workers because of the unprotected nature of their work. Photo: ILO/A. Khemka

WOMEN’S PROGRESS UNEVEN AND FACING BACKLASH, UN RIGHTS CHIEF WARNS AHEAD OF INTERNATIONAL DAY

The United Nations human rights office today launched a joint report with the African Union and UN Women detailing the progress and challenges to women’s struggle for human rights in Africa, while the UN rights chief warned that the women’s movement around the world is facing a backlash that hurts both men and women. Read more

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