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- DocumentInternational Institute for Labour Studies, ILO, 2007In the small-scale mining industry little is understood about the roles and activities of girls and the effect that this has on their lives and livelihoods. The issue of girl child labour in mining is largely unknown, it is often not fully recognized by the law, and missed by the intervention services and the media.Document
Integration of female immigrants in labour market and society: policy assessment and policy recommendationsFeMiPol, 2008Migration flows to EU countries during the last few decades indicate a growth in feminisation, with female migrants increasingly entering informal labour markets in care, health, domestic services and the sex industry.DocumentInternational Labour Organization, 2008Informal work has not only persisted on an international scale since the 1970s, but has also expanded and appeared in new guises in the context of globalization, neo-liberalism and cross-border and rural-urban migration, all of which are highly gendered processes.DocumentCommittee for Asian Women, 2008This report assesses the impact of the capitalist reforms since the 1990’s in China’s one-party system. It particularly focuses on the experiences of women rural migrant workers and looks at how the women workers have responded to these reforms.OrganisationCommittee for Asian Women promotes employment, equal labour standards and participation in decision making for all women workers.Document
Marriage, motherhood and masculinity in the global economy: reconfigurations of personal and economic lifeInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2008Globalisation has led to the increased entry of women into paid work, often alongside a stagnation or decline in male employment. This paper explores the implications of this feminisation of labour market for relationships within marriage and family, particularly in the light of the widespread ideology of the male breadwinner. The key findings of the paper include: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).