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    Map of Sex Work Law

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2015
    The interaction of law and poverty is a focus of the work on sex work of the Sexuality, Poverty and Law Programme of the Institute of Development Studies. As part of that work it has produced an online map of brief, accurate summaries of the laws and regulations that address female sex work across the world.
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    Towards a Legal Framework that Promotes and Protect Sex Workers’ Health.

    Health and Human Rights, 2013
    Complex combinations of law, policy, and enforcement practices determine sex workers vulnerability to HIV and rights abuses.
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    Can rights stop the wrongs? Exploring the connections between framings of sex workers’ rights and sexual and reproductive health.

    BMC International Health and Human Rights, 2011
    There is growing interest in the ways in which legal and human rights issues related to sex work affect sex workers’ vulnerability to HIV and abuses including human trafficking and sexual exploitation.
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    Feminism, Power, and Sex Work In the Context of HIV/AIDS: Consequences For Women's Health.

    Harvard Law School, 2011
    The recognition that women’s inequality may be a driver of women’s vulnerability to contracting HIV has led to a series of feminist legal responses in an effort to address HIV. One of the deepest fault lines between feminist legal reform projects to reduce the HIV vulnerability of women is on the issue of sex work.
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    Women, gender and the informal economy: An assessment of ILO research and suggested ways forward

    International Labour Organization, 2008
    This discussion paper provides an overview of the International Labour Organisation's (ILO) research on women, gender and the informal economy which was undertaken during the last two decades. It examines methodological and analytical frameworks used in various studies, identifies research gaps and proposes directions for future work.
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    The motherhood pay gap: A review of the issues, theory and international evidence

    International Labour Organization, 2015
    Evidence that mothers suffer a wage penalty over and above the penalty for being a woman raises concerns not only for gender equality but also for the capacity of societies to manage a sustainable balance between their economic aims of active female participation in paid work and the social aims of providing a fair distribution of income to support the reproduction and rearing of children.
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    International Baby Food Action Network (IBFAN) Statement on Maternity Protection at Work

    International Baby Food Action Network, 2014
    The International Baby Food Action Network (IBFAN) believes that all women should have the right to enjoy a safe and healthy maternity and to make informed decisions about their infants’ and young children’s feeding – including full support to exclusively breastfeed for the first six months and to continue breastfeeding until their child is two years or more.
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    Maternity and paternity at work: Law and practice across the world. Policy Brief.

    International Labour Organization, 2014
    The basis of this policy brief is 'Maternity and paternity at work: Law and practice across the world', a report by the International Labour Organsiation (ILO) on national legislative provisions covering maternity protection, including the extent to which national laws conform t
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    Maternity and paternity at work: Law and practice across the world. Full Report.

    International Labour Organization, 2014
    This study provides a picture of what has been learned so far about maternity and paternity rights across the world.
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    Breastfeeding: A Feminist Issue

    World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action, 2015
    In this activity sheet the author answers key questions on breastfeeding and feminism in an interview format. This would be a useful resource for the basis of a group discussion.

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