Gender equality is embraced by the international community as the cornerstone of sustainable development and remedy against poverty and social exclusion. The Czech Republic is very vocal on human rights but this study looks into how the Czech commitment towards gender equality is put into practice.
Infosheet: Women’s access to justice in Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia (Also in Russian).
This infosheet provides information on women’s access to justice in Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia. It complements KARAT’s initiative aimed at improving women’s ability to claim their rights under the Convention on Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW).
Five briefings were prepared by the project “Connect! South East West Women for Development Building Support in New Member States for Gender-sensitive and -responsive European Development Co-operation”.
This infosheet is based on the research on a situation of women employees in super- and hypermarkets conducted by KARAT. It presents seven main areas and forms of rights’ violations illustrated by the opinions of women’s workers. Published by KARAT, 2008. The infosheet is available only in Polish HERE
Five infosheets were prepared by KARAT for 49th session of Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) and the 10th anniversary of Beijing Declaration in 2005. 1. Download the infosheet in English: “Economic position of women in several countries of CEE/CIS. Summary“. 2. Download the infosheet in English: “Two case studies: Exploitation of women in garment industry; Economic situation and trafficking in women“. 3. Download the infosheet in English : “Institutional mechanisms for gender equality. Despite a formal progress still very weak“. 4. Download the infosheet in English: “Women in the labour market in Bulgaria, Georgia, Macedonia, Poland and Slovenia” […]