More gender equity means more development. Improving gender equity is not only a goal with an intrinsic value. A substantial body of research highlights the linkages between gender equity and the achievement of other development goals, such as health, education, social and economic rights fulfillment, and even growth.
The Maternity Protection Convention, 2000 (No. 183), was established by the ILO to promote “equality of all women in the workforce and the health and safety of the mother and child”. The Convention sets minimum standards that need to be implemented in order for pregnant women and working mothers to be adequately protected in the labour market.
As waste accumulation keeps expanding, it increasingly poses a serious threat to human health and the environment.
here I explore topics connected to the local economic and health impacts of smoking, and the corresponding policy responses from the authorities.
Smoking and passive smoking are some of the main problems for public health in Georgia.