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- DocumentCentre for Development Studies, Swansea, 2011Restrictions imposed by the Government of India on the emigration of women in ‘unskilled’ categories such as domestic work are framed as measures intended to protect women from exploitation.Document
Women's empowerment revisited : from individual to collective power among the export sector workers of Bangladesh2012Bangladesh has become known as something of a success in advancing gender equality since the 1990s. There have been rapid gains in a number of social and economic domains, yet by most objective standards the current condition and status of women and girls within Bangladeshi society remain low.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2011The migration of Filipino women to take up domestic work overseas is an extension of patterns observed in internal migration in the Philippines. Long before large scale overseas employment took root in the Philippines, domestic work was already one of the occupational options for Filipino women.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2015Filipino women are active as entrepreneurs. Data from the Department of Trade and Industry for 2009 show that 54 percent of enterprises are owned by women.Document2015Increasing women`s economic participation is not yet universally accepted despite three decades of global advocacy; and women empowerment and gender equality are still a work in progress. A mechanism that can be tapped to promote women`s economic participation is the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC).DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2015This study seeks to review the APEC regional agenda of increasing economicDocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2014The Philippines is at a crossroad. It can choose to continue to follow current unrealistic policies that despite good intentions have been shown to be actually detrimental to the poor. Or, it can elect to try another development path to get a better chance at reducing poverty.DocumentUnesbib, 2014As part of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation’s (UNESCO) long-running General History of Africa project, the UNESCO Women in Africa Series aims to highlight a selection of key women figures in African history through the use of information and communication technologies.Document
ICT and employment promotion among poor women: how can we make it happen? Some reflections on Kerala's experienceCentre for Development Studies, Kerala, India, 2008This paper deals with the integration of gender in policies relating to information and communication technology to empower socially excluded poor women as producers of this technology. In this context, this paper examines an interventionist ICT policy undertaken by Kudumbasree (an innovative women based participatory programme)Document
Democratising trade politics in the Americas: insights from the women's, environmental and labour movementsInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2009This paper explores the extent to which and the ways in which civil society groups are contributing to the democratisation of trade policy and politics in the Americas. It explores the strategies adopted by a range of NGOs and social movements to influence the decision-making processes and the content of the trade agenda.