Gender discrimination at work has recently been raised in the global public consciousness. From the #MeToo movement instigating Harvey Weinstein’s conviction earlier this year, to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic highlighting how women are disproportionately exposed to the virus due to their places of work. Within the legal sector, the Law Society of England and Wales […]
A4ID partners win case against the Russian government for the failure to provide access to justice to survivors of domestic violence.
A4ID partners develop a legal directive on gender impact assessments for West Africa’s energy sector.
A4ID partners gather evidence to advocate gender-responsive penal reform.
Yasmin Batliwala will be speaking in March about some of the work A4ID has been doing in respect to gender equality and gender mainstreaming.
Targets 5.1 End all forms of discrimination against all women and girls everywhere 5.2 Eliminate all forms of violence against all women and girls in the public and private spheres, including trafficking and sexual and other types of exploitation 5.3 Eliminate all harmful practices, such as child, early and forced marriage and female genital mutilation 5.4 Recognise and value […]
Read the inspiring story of MAKOKO. MAKOKO is an authentically sourced, ethically produced, African-inspired women’s fashion collection. It creates opportunities for the African diaspora in the fashion industry by training unemployed Ghanaian women in fashion production, and introducing the garments they produce to the Western market.
From 23 – 26 November 2015, A4ID CEO Yasmin Batliwala attended the Commonwealth People’s Forum – a gathering of third and public sector professionals from across the Commonwealth.
Autumn Adeigbo told A4ID about the inspiration behind MAKOKO and described what it took to make her dream a reality…