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The effect of economic crisis on youth precariousness in Nairobi: an analysis of itinerary to adulthood of three generations of men and womenDéveloppement, Institutions & Analyses de Long terme, 2004Since the pioneer analysis of the labour market by the ILO team in the early 1970s, the NUrIP, which collected about 1,600 biographies among a sample of the Nairobi adult population, is the first to provide for a comprehensive view of the social, demographic and employment situation of Nairobi.The analyses draw a picture of surprising stability of the process of entry into adult life in NairobiDocumentDéveloppement, Institutions & Analyses de Long terme, 2005From official records, it would appear that the labour market significantly shifted from the formal to the informal sector in Kenya.DocumentConferencia Interamericana de Seguridad Social / Inter-American Conference on Social Security, Mexico, 2005Extending social protection to groups that are economically weak or groups that have been excluded from social protection is a topic of permanent concern for governments of almost every developing country.DocumentUnited Nations Development Fund for Women, 2004This kit explores migrant women’s experiences through real-life stories, facts about women's migration for work in Asia, accounts of gendered violations and impacts throughout the migration cycle, and the contributions and capacity of women migrants.DocumentUnited Nations Development Fund for Women, 2005This report marks the fifth anniversary of the UN Millennium Declaration and the tenth anniversary of the Beijing Platform for Action.DocumentEconomic and Political Weekly, India, 2005This paper explores the forms of NGO activism and empowerment programmes that are being implemented to help women in Bangalore’s garments export sector gain increased rights. A number of NGOs and new trade unions are acting in the apathetic vacuum left by government and trade union apathy to the problem.DocumentHuman Rights Watch, 2003This paper examines gender stereotypes and discrimination in hiring practices in the Ukraine. As a result, women are increasingly pushed into low-wage service sector or public sector jobs or seek employment, including secondary employment, in the unregulated informal sector.DocumentBRIDGE, 2001This paper considers the definition and reality of the "feminisation of poverty." The authors consider the role of female headed households (FHH), labour force participation, different conceptions of poverty, in order to create a picture of how men and women experience poverty differently.Document
Export processing zone expansion in an African country: what are the labour market and gender impacts?Cornell Food and Nutrition Policy Program, Cornell University, 2004This study seeks to understand the labour market (employment and earnings) and gender impacts of the dramatic recent expansion of the export processing zone (the Zone Franche) in urban Madagascar.The authors found that, controlling for worker characteristics,earnings in the Zone Franche are comparable to the private formal employment, lower than in the public sector, but much higher than in inDocumentLee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, University of Singapore, 2004Since 1986, Vietnam officially began its transition from a centrally-planned economy towards a market-oriented economy. In parallel to drastic economic reforms, the regulatory environment was improved and enhanced, in order to facilitate this transition.