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    On the map: charting the landscape of girl work

    International Center for Research on Women, USA, 2010
    Girls receive a disproportionally small share of the total development dollars invested globally each year, but the field is primed for even greater action and investment. Before charting the way forward, it is important to understand more about current efforts underway on behalf of girls...
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    Impacts of international migration and remittances on child outcomes and labour supply in Indonesia: How does gender matter?

    World Bank, 2011
    This policy research working paper empirically investigates rising international migration and remittances in Indonesia. It particularly examines the ways in which female migration (approximately 80% of Indonesia’s migrant workers in 2007) affects the livelihoods of the migrants’ origin households.
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    Gender equality and social dialogue in South Africa

    International Labour Organization, 2011
    This working paper is the South African report for the social dialogue and gender equality research project — coordinated by the Industrial and Employment Relations Department (DIALOGUE) in cooperation with the Bureau for Gender Equality of the International Labour Office.
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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.
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    Women’s labour migration in the context of globalisation

    Women in Development Europe, 2010
    What are the current trends in women’s migration and why are they occurring? According to this study, globalisation has led to increased international migration. However, migrants often cannot enjoy the full protection of the rights to which they are entitled. Also, labour legislation often fails to adequately protect migrant women, exacerbating their disadvantage and exploitation.
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    Bridging the gap: Improving capabilities and expanding opportunities for women in the Middle East and North Africa region

    World Bank Publications, 2010
    What challenges to economic gender parity do women in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) face? This World Bank brief discusses constraints to women’s opportunities, including limited labour market mobility, mismatched skill acquisition in schools with labour market demands, as well as legal or institutional factors influenced by discriminatory cultural norms.
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    Maternity at Work: A review of national legislation

    International Labour Organization, 2010
    Maternity protection for women workers is essential for ensuring women's access to equality of opportunity and treatment in the workplace. It also contributes to the health and well-being of mothers and their babies.
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    Sexual and Economic Justice: Toward a vision of sexual and economic justice

    Barnard Centre for Research on Women, 2008
    This paper arose out of a 2007 lecture and colloquium at Barnard College, which aimed to articulate connections between struggles for economic justice and for sexual justice, and to develop new ideas about how different social movements could come together.
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    Empowering young sex workers for safer sex in Dowa and Lilongwe districts of Malawi

    Malawi Medical Journal, 2010
    Sex work has increasingly become a popular means of making money for young girls in the urban areas in Malawi. This article makes reference to an intervention project in Malawi that was implemented in 2004 and sought to empower sex workers and to encourage them to insist on consistent use of condoms.

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