Quality Public Services

Economic Empowerment of Rural Women - Intervention on behalf of PSI, EI, ITUC and IUF

March 1, 2012

The offical UNCSW 56 panel focusing on the economic empowerment of rural women took place on 28 February. PSI Regional Secretary for Asia Pacific, Lakshmi Vaidhiyanathan, was selected to intervene on behalf of the labour delegation, from a long list of civil society organisations.

Trade Union Sponsored Event at UNCSW 56

February 27, 2012

Why Must Women Leave Home?
The Push Factors of Rural Women’s Migration.

Corporate land grabbing, the impacts of climate change such as floods, severe storms and drought; lack of decent job opportunities and high levels of work informality; rural poverty; lack of quality public services; gender and racial discrimination, war...

Trade Union Side Event at the UNCSW

February 25, 2012

Women rural workers: Organising for social change - transforming lives and livelihoods