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- 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.Document
‘Who Cares’: Reflections on the international level advocacy work of the unpaid care work programme (2012–2015)Institute of Development Studies, Sussex [ES], 2015This Evidence Report outlines the global-level advocacy work undertaken by the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) and our partner, ActionAid International, over the course of a four-year programme to make care visible.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies, Sussex [ES], 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.DocumentInternational Network for the Availability of Scientific Publications, 2016Sudanese public policy is often seen as typically based on party ideology and the changing interests or socio-cultural beliefs of the National Congress party, which is a leading political party in the country. This is particularly the case with policies that disproportionately affect women such as the Public Order Laws.Document
Governance of-non-state social protection initiatives: implications for addressing gendered vulnerability to poverty in UgandaPartnership for African Social and Governance Research, 2016Non-state actors (NSAs) are offering social protection services in Uganda to address vulnerabilities associated with poverty. Information is limited on their adequacy and efficacy and how their governance mechanisms address gender concerns.Document
Provision of social protection services by non-state actors in Nyanza Region Kenya : assessing women empowermentPartnership for African Social and Governance Research, 2015In Kenya, women are more likely than men to suffer poverty and its associated vulnerabilities, mainly because they are excluded from decision-making on economic issues, they have limited access to the factors of production, particularly land, and traditional customs allocate them undervalued roles and constrain their voice and mobility.DocumentYoung Lives, 2017In Ethiopian government policy, marriage under the age of 18 is considered ‘early marriage’ or ‘child marriage’ and is categorised as a harmful traditional practice. Efforts to tackle harmful traditional practices in the country have been made in the name of gender equality.DocumentEffective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, 2017In Bangladesh there is a paradox when it comes to securing gender-inclusive development outcomes. Since 1991, women have occupied the highest political office and women’s presence is increasing, due to the existence of gender quotas. Women’s movement actors have a long history of mobilisation for women’s rights and securing progressive changes.Document
Understanding children’s experiences of violence in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, India: evidence from Young LivesYoung Lives, 2016Physical and emotional violence towards children in India appears to be so widespread that it is often difficult to trace the direct effects of poverty; the findings suggest that a range of factors appear to play a role, especially age and gender norms. This paper explores children’s accounts of violence in Andhra Pradesh, India, and the ways in which factors at theDocumentInstitute of Labor Economics, Bonn, 2016India, one of the world’s two population superpowers, is undergoing unprecedented demographic changes. Increasing longevity and falling fertility have resulted in a dramatic increase in the population of adults aged 60 and up, in both absolute and relative terms.