Searching with a thematic focus on Gender work and employment, Gender

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    How do social protection and labour programmes contribute to social inclusion? Evidence from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India and Nepal

    Overseas Development Institute, 2014
    Today, the positive effects of social protection and labour programmes on core dimensions of well- being such as food consumption and access to health and education are well-recognised. However, less is known about the ability of these programmes to tackle the structural causes of social exclusion and poverty or to promote sustainable changes in the lives and livelihoods of the poor.
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    India’s National Rural Employment Guarantee Act: women’s participation and impacts in Himachal Pradesh, Kerala and Rajasthan

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2011
    This research examines women's participation in NREGS (National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme) in selected areas in three states: Kerala, Himachal and Rajasthan. The Indian government's NREGS has succeeded in bringing large numbers of women into paid work, many of them for the first time. 
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    Issues in labour market inequality and women’s participation in India’s National Rural Employment Guarantee Programme

    International Labour Organization, 2011
    The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee (MGNREGP or NREGP), functions as an income supplement for poor households by providing 100 days of work to a rural household, with 33 per cent of all workdays reserved for women workers.
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    Occupational health and safety and the poorest

    Women in Informal Employment Globalizing and Organizing, 2011
    This report addresses the role of employment in efforts to reduce poverty in the context of increased globalisation and its impacts on labour markets. Worldwide, countries are experiencing a decline of jobs with secure and lasting contracts and work-related social benefits.
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    Women workers and the politics of claims-making in a globalizing economy

    Political and Social Economy of Care (UNRISD), 2015
    This paper draws on empirical studies to examine how the politics of claims-making by women workers in the Global South have evolved in the context of increased globalisation.
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    Work and welfare: revisiting the linkages from a gender perspective

    Political and Social Economy of Care (UNRISD), 2012
    This paper takes a gender perspective to examine the relationship between employment and social policy. It challenges key assumptions about the translation of patterns of growth into welfare outcomes that are made in most poverty- and inequality-reduction approaches.
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    Economic crisis and women's work: exploring progressive strategies in a rapidly changing global environment

    UN Women, 2013
    This report examines the gendered impacts of on-going global financial and economic crises in the labour market.
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    Spotlight on publications: labour market policies in Latin America

    Evidence and Lessons from Latin America, 2013
    The publications presented in this Spotlight represent some of the key resources dealing with issues related to labour market policies in Latin America. The selected publications focus on the following topics: Gender and Labour; Impact Evaluations; Labour Intermediation Services; Active and Passive Labour Market Policies and Programmes; and Labour Market Regulations and Development.
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    Human resource development and poverty in the Philippines

    Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2005
    In the last twenty years, the Philippines has gained a good progress in poverty reduction. However, compared to other countries in the region, the Philippines is still behind. In the early years of the 21st century, more than a third of the Philippine population lives below the poverty line. With landless status, the poor depended largely on labour with its embedded educational capital.
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    In-service training policy in Korea

    Korea Development Institute, 2014
    As the importance of training In-Service workers was emphasized in the late 1980s, the standard for imposing the training obligation was changed from the number of employees to the total payroll. However, In-Service worker training did not get much attention before the Asian financial crisis struck in the late 1990s.