Why is dignified work crucial for women’s economic empowerment?
The well-established notion of Decent Work focuses on the workplace and social protection for workers. CARE’s concept of Dignified Work goes beyond this to include access to work - because women face many issues beyond employer discrimination (such as the burden of unpaid care) before they can have the same access to work as men do; and the issue of women's control over the use of their wages and assets. Find out more in this Insights blog by Gerry Boyle and this video by Joe Sutcliffe.
- The business case for dignified work - why investing in training for women workers makes good business sense
- Trade agreements must include labour standards - because this will help women get more jobs and better pay
- Four years on from Rana Plaza - what's changed? And what should happen next?
- Three key steps to empowering women in global value chains – what companies must do
- Why anyone who supports women’s rights should support living wages – throughout the supply chain
- Made by Women - Find out more about CARE's work promoting the rights of women garment workers in Asia