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Ethiopia's sesame sector: the contribution of different farming models to poverty alleviation, climate resilience and women's empowermentMake Trade Fair Campaign, Oxfam International, 2011Oxfam 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....DocumentCommittee for Asian Women, 2010This newsletter reports on the issues, news, struggles and life experiences of Asian women workers.Document
Understanding and challenging HIV stigma toward entertainment workers: Cambodia edition - toolkit for actionInternational Center for Research on Women, USA, 2010There 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.DocumentHuairou Commission, 2011On 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.DocumentSouthern Poverty Law Center, 2010SPLC 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.DocumentSampada Gramin Mahila Sanstha, 2011This 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.DocumentInternational Finance Corporation, 2011Telling 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.DocumentInternational Center for Research on Women, USA, 2010Girls 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...Document
Impacts of international migration and remittances on child outcomes and labour supply in Indonesia: How does gender matter?World Bank, 2011This 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.DocumentInternational Labour Organization, 2011This 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.