State Duties: Women's Participation in Sri Lanka's Workforce and the UNGPs

Dec 3, 2021

This issue brief offers a non-exhaustive review of the elements of Sri Lanka’s legal framework that may contribute, however unintentionally, to low levels of women’s participation in the workforce. As a complement to other reviews of the same subject, this brief leverages the report of the UN Working Group to the Human Rights Council on the Gender Dimensions of the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. The issue brief concludes with a short list of recommendations.

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