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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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    The real story behind the numbers: the impacts of the global economic crisis 2008–2009 on Indonesia’s women workers

    Oxfam, 2010
    This preliminary study aims to uncover the impacts of the Global Economic Crisis 2008–2009 (GEC) on Indonesian women, especially on those who have been working in the industrial zones. The study confirms that the crisis affects men and women differently, within the current regime of industrial relations and the social construct of gender relations.
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    Beyond the crisis: the impact of the financial crisis on women in Vietnam

    Oxfam, 2010
    Vietnamese women are over-represented in the export sector and live in deteriorating conditions due to the current global economic crisis. The objective of this study is to assess and identify the gender-differentiated impacts of the current crisis in both economic and social development aspects.
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    Women paying the price: the impact of the global financial crisis on women in Southeast Asia

    Oxfam, 2010
    This report analyses the impact of the global economic crisis on women in five Southeast Asian countries: Cambodia, Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam. The research aims to provide critical recommendations to policy makers in the aforementioned countries.

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