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Africa’s smallholders adapting to climate change: the need for national governments and international climate finance to support women producersOxfam, 2015The need for national governments and international climate finance to support women producers Climate change is undermining the ability of African nations to feed themselves. Women smallholder producers are on the front line of dealing with the impacts, but are not first in line for international climate finance.DocumentEconomic Research Forum, Egypt, 2016Although gender equality has received a great deal of attention from policymakers as well as researchers, there is still as a large gap between men and women in labor market, especially in Arab societies. In this paper, the authors examine the impact oDocument
Endline Evaluation: Women for Women International’s “Stronger Women, Stronger Afghanistan” Programme2016In 2011, Women for Women International (WfWI) received a three-year grant from Human Dignity Foundation (HDF) for its programme, “Stronger Women, Stronger Afghanistan.” The overall goal of WfWI’s Afghanistan programme is to improve the lives of socially excluded women and their families by building self-reliance and access to sustainable livelihood opportunities.DocumentOverseas Development Institute, 2016The economy of Burkina Faso remains relatively undiversified and is strongly driven by the climate-sensitive agriculture sector. Burkinabe agriculture is known to be mostly extensive and not highly productive.DocumentBRIDGE, 2016In many parts of the world, migration has replaced fertility and mortality as the leading agent of demographic change. A person’s gender, age, religion, race, ethnicity, sexuality and health or disability shape every stage of the migration experience.DocumentWorld Bank, 2013Globally, fewer than half of women have jobs, compared with almost four-fifths of men. Girls and women still learn less, earn less, and have far fewer assets and opportunities.Document
How do social protection and labour programmes contribute to social inclusion? Evidence from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India and NepalOverseas Development Institute, 2014Today, 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.Document
India’s National Rural Employment Guarantee Act: women’s participation and impacts in Himachal Pradesh, Kerala and RajasthanInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2011This 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.Document
Issues in labour market inequality and women’s participation in India’s National Rural Employment Guarantee ProgrammeInternational Labour Organization, 2011The 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.DocumentWomen in Informal Employment Globalizing and Organizing, 2011This 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.