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    Up front: women at work

    War on Want, 2010
    Women make up roughly three quarters of the world’s poor. Despite often having to perform the duties of both a breadwinner and head of household, women earn a mere tenth of global income. Subjected to the most precarious jobs in cities and rural areas, women are also far more likely than men to be unemployed.
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    Bridging the gender divide: how technology can advance women economically

    International Center for Research on Women, USA, 2010
    Intention and innovation can generate real economic benefits to women in the developing world. In a groundbreaking study, ICRW examines technology initiatives that have enabled women to develop their economic potential, become stronger leaders and more effective contributors to their families, communities and domestic economies.
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    SADC gender protocol 2011 barometer

    Gender Links, Johannesburg, 2012
    The third Southern Africa Gender Protocol Barometer moves into high gear with the introduction of the SADC Gender and Development Index (SGDI) that complements the Citizen Score Card (CSC) that has been running for three years.
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    Ethiopia's sesame sector: the contribution of different farming models to poverty alleviation, climate resilience and women's empowerment

    Make Trade Fair Campaign, Oxfam International, 2011
    Oxfam commissioned this research to assess the contribution of different agricultural business models to poverty alleviation, livelihood security, climate resilience, and empowerment of women in the sesame sector in Metekel and Assosa in Benishangul Gumuz, Ethiopia....
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    Asian Women Workers Newsletter vol. 35: women workers at the frontline of sustainable solutions

    Committee for Asian Women, 2010
    This newsletter reports on the issues, news, struggles and life experiences of Asian women workers.
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    Understanding and challenging HIV stigma toward entertainment workers: Cambodia edition - toolkit for action

    International Center for Research on Women, USA, 2010
    There is a growing recognition in Cambodia that stigma and discrimination toward entertainment workers (EWs) plays a key role in increasing the vulnerability of EWs to HIV infection.
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    Grassroots speakout on UN Women: outcome document

    Huairou Commission, 2011
    On March 2nd, grassroots women leaders from around the world voiced their key recommendations and experiences to Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women, Dr. Michelle Bachelet, and other representatives of UN Women and governments. A supportive audience of leaders of the global women’s movement and gender advocates filled the room beyond capacity.
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    Injustice on our plates: immigrant women in the U.S. food industry

    Southern Poverty Law Center, 2010
    SPLC researchers interviewed approximately 150 women who are either currently undocumented or have spent time in the U.S. as undocumented immigrants. The women all have worked in the U.S. food industry in Arkansas, California, Florida, Iowa, New York or North Carolina. A few have now obtained legal status. The interviews took place from January through March of 2010.
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    The first pan-India survey of sex workers: a summary of preliminary findings

    Sampada Gramin Mahila Sanstha, 2011
    This summary, written under the aegis of the Center for Advocacy on Stigma and Marginalisation (CASAM), presents the preliminary results of the first pan-India survey on sex workers. These preliminary findings have been developed for an event in Mumbai on 30 April 2011. The authors appreciate the opportunity to discuss their research with an audience of critical stakeholders.
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    Telling our story: women and business - drivers of development

    International Finance Corporation, 2011
    Telling Our Story: Women and Business focuses on how IFC is working with strategic partners to identify innovative approaches to promote women in business and helping create opportunities to transform local and global markets. The Telling Our Story series puts a human face on IFC's work, featuring short profiles of leading projects and the people whose lives they improve.

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