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Strengthening the capacity of women farmers to influence agricultural policy development in Southern Africa women accessing realigned markets (WARM) projectFood, Agriculture and Natural Resource Policy Analysis Network, 2009The 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.Document
Financing for gender equality: reframing and prioritising public expenditures to promote gender equalityUN Women, 2013This 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.DocumentAsia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development, 2010This 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.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2014This 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.Document
Factors determining the labor force participation decision of educated married women in a district of PunjabSustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 2002Female 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.DocumentSustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 1992Traditionally 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).DocumentEconomic Research Forum, Egypt, 2013Egypt has gone through a period of dramatic, albeit slow, economic reform and trade liberalisation process, with average tariff rates being reduced by more than 50% over a period of 15 years. This study investigates the extent of gender discrimination in the Egyptian manufacturing sector, and the impact of trade reform on the gender wage gap and on female employment.DocumentUN, 2014Fourteen years ago, the Millennium Declaration articulated a bold vision and established concrete targets for improving the existence of many and for saving the lives of those threatened by disease and hunger. There has been important progress across all goals, with some targets already having been met well ahead of the 2015 deadline.Document
Poverty and social impact analysis of stipend program for secondary school girls of Khyber PakhtunkhwaSustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 2012This study was initiated to carry out poverty and social impact analysis of the project titled: Stipend Program for Secondary School Girls of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The study mainly has the following key objectives to deal with:DocumentEconomic Research Forum, Egypt, 2014This study aims to produce empirical evidence on the impact of over-and underemployment on the life satisfaction of Turkish employees with a primary interest in female workers.