INFORGRAPHICS IN THE GALLERY
Most of women’s work is invisible and not recognized due to the nature of their informal work in the domestic sector, street vending, seasonal and/or unpaid agriculture work, work based in their homes, sex work. Women constitute more than two thirds of the informal sector and work in exploitative conditions, hazardous work places and unsafe work processes. [...]
Prakasam, Andhra Pradesh – Common salt, an essential part of everyone’s daily health requirement, causes uncommonly harsh travails for those who manufacture it.
The impact of gender violence – and specifically violence against women – extends beyond what a girl or woman endures today, tomorrow or three months from now. Gender violence affects an individual’s ability to go to school, to enter into a relationship with someone of her/his choice, to go out to work, to earn an income, to use public transport and to be financially independent. The threat of violence means that a girl may be withdrawn from school by her parents; that women may lead lives of fear, placing constraints upon their own mobility and that of other girls and women in the family. Most of all, gender violence denies an individual the right to lead a healthy life, free of injury, illness and disease.
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