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- DocumentOverseas Development Institute [ES], 2016Ten factors that can enable or constrain women’s economic empowerment are identified. In addressing these factors, the development of broad-based coalitions for change at all levels is essential, while scaling up financial resources across relevant sectors is also significant.DocumentSecretariat, UN Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment, 2016Improved infrastructure can help women reduce the time women spend on domestic tasks, while enhancing their physical mobility. In addition, the construction of new transport, ICT and energy facilities yields new opportunities for labour market participation.DocumentSecretariat, UN Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment, 2016The briefing notes that women are less likely than men to access and use formal financial services, while their financial inclusion is weakened by poverty, discriminatory laws, and technology gaps.DocumentSecretariat, UN Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment, 2016Expanding women’s economic opportunities is central to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.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 UK, 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 UK, 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.