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- 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.DocumentPolitical and Social Economy of Care (UNRISD), 2015This 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.DocumentPolitical and Social Economy of Care (UNRISD), 2012This 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.Document
Economic crisis and women's work: exploring progressive strategies in a rapidly changing global environmentUN Women, 2013This report examines the gendered impacts of on-going global financial and economic crises in the labour market.DocumentEvidence and Lessons from Latin America, 2013The 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.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2005In 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.DocumentKorea Development Institute, 2014As 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.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.