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- DocumentChronic Poverty Research Centre, UK, 2007This paper examines the relationship between home-based work and persistent poverty in certain parts of South and South East Asia. The author argues that an expanded conception of social protection is needed if poverty prevention initiatives are to be effective in the case of home-based women workers.DocumentInternational Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth, 2007How does gender influence the allocation of time among adults and results in inequalities among individuals? This paper analyses paid and unpaid work inequalities among Bolivian urban adults using time use data from a 2001 household survey.DocumentSave the Children Fund, 2002This report, from Save the Children (SC), explores the links between commercial sex work and food security in a fishing community in northern Zimbabwe. The authors found that one of the coping strategies for women during periods when they had little or no income or food would be to engage in commercial sex work (CSW).DocumentThe Women's Foundation, 2006Hong Kong’s women and girls are undervalued, discriminated against, victims of domestic violence and exhibit one of the highest suicide rates in the world.DocumentEconomic and Political Weekly, India, 2006This paper provides a critical review of selected literature emerging from the African, Latin American, Caribbean and Asian countries that have adopted structural adjustment programmes (SAPs) and throws light on the multidimensionality of effects the effects of SAPs at the household level and the cumulative gender implications.DocumentSchool of Development Studies, University of Kwazulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa, 2003This book examines social protection for informal workers in the horticulture and garment industries and the working lives of people in the global value chain.The studies suggest the need for including childcare and housing within the scope of social protection.Document
Social protection in the informal economy: home-based women workers and outsourced manufacturing in AsiaUNICEF Innocenti Research Centre, 2002This paper draws on surveys carried out in five Asian countries (India, Pakistan, Indonesia, Thailand, and Philippines) where home-based work (HBW) is widespread. It examines characteristics of home workers and, in particular, conditions of women as home workers.DocumentBalkans Justice: Safety, Security and Access to Justice Programme, 2001This document presents the UK government Balkans Conflict Prevention Fund strategy for funding interventions to promote safety, security and access to justice. DFID will manage this strategy and component of the fund. The provisional finance for the strategy is £12.5 m over three years.DocumentInternational Labour Organization, 2002This toolkit is designed to address the challenges faced by trade unions in recruiting and retaining female members, and in ensuring that trade union policies reflect gender equality goals.The kit is divided into six booklets:booklet one suggests ways in which trade unions could recruit more female members and increase women's participation in order to promote more gender equal internalDocumentCanadian International Development Agency, 2005This publication provides an introduction to the main gender equality issues arising from trade liberalisation and trade-related capacity building.