EveryMotherCounts

Oxfam’s digital campaign, “Every Mother Counts,” comes to a close after raising significant awareness on maternity protection issues in ASEAN. Launched symbolically on 1 May International Labour Day, the campaign advocated especially for informal and self-account women workers who make up...
Oxfam’s digital campaign, “ Every Mother Counts ,” comes to a close after raising significant awareness on maternity protection issues in ASEAN. Launched symbolically on 1 May International Labour Day, the campaign advocated especially for informal and self-account women workers who make up...
Ms. Lan Mercado, Regional Director for Oxfam in Asia said: “Maternity protection is a fundamental labour right of all women that is key to combating the economic gender inequalities and injustices arising from the COVID-19 pandemic. For many women workers in ASEAN, strict lockdown measures have led...
“As a Cambodian woman, I was alarmed and saddened to learn that 90% of women workers in my home country have no access to maternity protection benefits just because they are in the informal sector,” said Miss Universe Cambodia 2020 Sarita Reth . “Cambodian women deserve better. As the pillars of...
Oxfam urges the Cambodian government to better align labour legislation and regulations with ILO Maternity Protection Convention No. 183, which establishes benchmarks in 5 core areas: maternity leave; cash and medical benefits; health protection at the workplace for mothers and their children...
To commemorate this year’s 135th anniversary of Labour Day, Oxfam and partners in Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam are launching a two-month digital campaign, “Every Mother Counts,” to raise awareness on the challenges faced by women workers in accessing maternity protection benefits. Approximately 90%...
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