Searching with a thematic focus on Gender work and employment, Gender in India

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    Invisible helpers - women's views on the contributions of working donkeys, horses and mules to their lives

    In 2011 there were an estimated 112 million working equine animals in the world, with 43 million donkeys, 11 million mules, and 58 million horses. The large majority of these animals live in developing countries and provide daily support to hundreds of millions of poor households by doing a wide range of work in both urban and rural areas.
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    Organising women workers in the informal economy

    Gender and Development, 2013
    There are numerous challenges facing organisation amongst the hardest-to-reach women in the informal economy. This paper, published in Gender and Development, examines the various factors determining the success and failure of attempts to organise, and seek economic justice and recognition.
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    Self Employed Women's Association, Gujarat: A case study

    IT for Change, 2012
    How can Information and Communication Technology (ICTs) change how an organisation functions? This document describes the Self Employed Women’s Association’s (SEWA) ICT and Community Learning Centre (CLC) initiative.
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    Labouring Women, Enterprising States – A Research Study on Women, Information Technology and Narratives of Entrepreneurship

    IT for Change, 2014
    This document explores the structural-institutional facets of the relationship between women entrepreneurs, Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) and the mainstream discourse on entrepreneurship.
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    Captured by cotton: exploited Dalit girls produce garments in India for European and US markets

    Centre for Research on Multinational Corporations, 2011
    Over the past decade, the garment industry in Tamil Nadu has experienced major growth. Thousands of small and medium sized factories are involved in the complex process of turning cotton into clothing. Girls and young women are recruited and employed on a large scale to work in the garment industry.
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    Economic class and labour market inclusion: poor and middle class workers in developing Asia and the Pacific

    International Labour Organization, 2013
    Using an absolute definition of poverty and the middle class, this paper provides some important insights into the profiles of the poor, near poor and middle class workforce in developing Asia and the Pacific, with a special focus on Cambodia, India, Indonesia and Viet Nam. Observations and recommendations:
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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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    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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    Gender Equality and Social Dialogue in India

    International Labour Organization, 2011
    This working paper was produced by the International Labour Organisation’s Bureau for Gender Equality in cooperation with the industrial and employment relations department and the ILO Decent Work technical support team for South Asia.
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    Time use studies and unpaid care work

    Routledge Taylor and Francis Group, 2010
    This compilation of writing focuses on unpaid care work, the majority of which is performed by women. Although this work has significant implications for the wellbeing of individuals, households and communities, it has been widely neglected by economists and development actors.