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- 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.DocumentCentre for Development Studies, Kerala, India, 2010The increasing number of emigrants from India for employment over years has resulted in intense transnational transfer of funds in favour of the country.1 The inward flow of remittances to India had been increasing steadily from the 1970s.DocumentInternational Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2015Business training leads to an increase in business knowledge, improvements in business practices, operations and sales, as well as income and assets for male microfinance clients. Moreover, business failure is lower for males who receive business training. Although business knowledge of women increases either, women do not put their knowledge into practice.DocumentInternational Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2015Despite the importance of youth unemployment, little is known about how best to facilitate the transition of youth from school to the labor market in less developed countries, or how to provide marketable skills for youth not on the academic schooling track. Vocational education provides a promising opportunity for addressing the problem.DocumentAfrobarometer, 2015With 27,834 km² of surface area and a population of 10.5 million, Burundi’s population density is seven times that of Tanzania and second only to Rwanda’s on the African mainland (World Bank, 2014). Its population grows at an annual rate of 2.4%, and more than 90% of the population lives primarily on agriculture.