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    Pro-women legal reform in Morocco: is religion an obstacle?

    Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2012
    The question of the role of modern law in triggering social change is of particular importance in societies where customs and norms support the marginalisation of some social groups. This paper focuses on the adherence of agents to a pro-women legal reform in Morocco and the reform of the Family Code which is religious-inspired legislation.
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    Determinants of labor force participation in Syria (2001 – 2010)

    Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2012
    This paper highlights the Syrian labour market challenges by analysing the determinants of labour force participation rate between 2001 and 2010.
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    Gender and the Jordanian labor market

    Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2012
    It is by now well established that Jordan has one of the lowest female labour force participation rates (LFPR) in the world. This paper argues that the decline in labour participation among Jordanian educated women is due to a deteriorating opportunity structure in the Jordanian labour market for these women.
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    Taxing men and women: why gender is crucial for a fair tax system

    Christian Aid, 2014
    This report from Christian Aid highlights the importance of gender analysis in work on tax justice. It considers three sources of tax revenue: direct taxes, indirect taxes and trade taxes, and explains how women are affected differently than men by each source.
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    Strengthening the capacity of women farmers to influence agricultural policy development in Southern Africa women accessing realigned markets (WARM) project

    Food, Agriculture and Natural Resource Policy Analysis Network, 2009
    The WARM project seeks to inform, empower and mobilise women farmers to express their needs through a culturally appropriate medium and engage their communities in developing solutions to their problems. It does this through Theater for Policy Advocacy (TPA), a form of participatory theatre that encourages improvisation and a llows for community participation.
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    Financing for gender equality: reframing and prioritising public expenditures to promote gender equality

    UN Women, 2013
    This policy briefing makes the case for macroeconomic policy frameworks that invest in public services and build economies, rather than those that constrain public budgets. The author argues that investing in growth contributes to gender equality and can also help reduce other inequalities.
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    The right to unite: a handbook on domestic workers rights across Asia

    Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development, 2010
    This guide highlights several concerns about how the rights of domestic workers in Asia are upheld, or not. It highlights that most domestic workers are not recognised in their national labour laws as workers and that recruitment agencies and employers exploit this lack of protection and are given impunity to treat the domestic workers as they see fit.
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    Connecting unpaid care work and childhood development for gains in women and children’s rights

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2014
    This policy briefing argues that women’s rights and children’s rights directly influence each other, yet there have been few successes at tackling the agendas in a collaborative way, limiting the quality of policy and practice in both areas.
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    Factors determining the labor force participation decision of educated married women in a district of Punjab

    Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 2002
    Female labor force participation (FLFP) has an important contribution in socioeconomic development by providing a second income and therefore reducing poverty. For this study we have defined FLFP as an act of participating in productive activities for the generation of cash income.
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    Self-selection or labour market segmentation? evidence from Pakistan

    Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 1992
    Traditionally analysis of the distribution of earnings have been concerned primarily with the measurement and explanation of observed inequality in the personal earnings of individuals. Notable examples are Mincer (1974), Psacharopoulos (1977), and Psacharopoulos and Layard (1979).

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