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- DocumentSecretariat, UN Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment, 2016Improved infrastructure can help women reduce the time women spend on domestic tasks, while enhancing their physical mobility. In addition, the construction of new transport, ICT and energy facilities yields new opportunities for labour market participation.DocumentSecretariat, UN Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment, 2016The briefing notes that women are less likely than men to access and use formal financial services, while their financial inclusion is weakened by poverty, discriminatory laws, and technology gaps.DocumentSecretariat, UN Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment, 2016Expanding women’s economic opportunities is central to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.DocumentThe United Nations Economic and Social Council, 2016This report presents recommendations for consideration at the Commission on the Status of Women 61 (CSW61), 13-24 March 2017, examining women’s economic empowerment in the changing world of work, in light of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2016With the formulation of the first ever internationally agreed stand-alone goal on gender equality, debates around women’s empowerment are at a critical juncture.Document
Child Under-weight and Agricultural Productivity in India: Implications for Public Provisioning and Women’s AgencyReview of Radical Political Economics, 2015The well-known pathways that link agriculture to child nutrition are food, quality of food, and care of feeding. Further, agricultural productivity growth contributes significantly to poverty reduction and reduction in child undernutrition.Document
Vulnerability to climate change and adaptation strategies of local communities in Malawi: experiences of women fish-processing groups in the Lake Chilwa BasinEarth System Dynamics, 2016In recent years, research on climate change and human security has received much attention among policy makers and academia alike.DocumentClimate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2016This literature review is part of the CCAFS program on low emission agriculture flagship of the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security.Document
Gender, youth and urban labour market participation: evidence from the tailoring sector in Kabul, AfghanistanOverseas Development Institute, 2014The creation of good jobs and decent work in conflict-affected places is widely seen to generate not just better-off households, but also safer societies and more legitimate states.DocumentEconomic Research Forum, Egypt, 2016Can declining employment opportunities for women reverse the fertility transition? This paper presents new evidence that the demographic transition has not just stalled, but in fact reversed in Egypt. After falling for decades, fertility rates are increasing.