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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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    World Breastfeeding Week Action Folder 2015

    World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action, 2015
    This six-page advocacy brief highlights the key issues in relation to breastfeeding and work. It sets out clear goals to help women better integrate productive and reproductive work. One goal is, for example, ‘Galvanise multi-dimensional support from all sectors to enable women everywhere to work and breastfeed safely and adequate.’
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    Mothers’ Agency in Managing Breastfeeding and Other Work in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and New Delhi, India

    Collegium for Development Studies, University of Uppsala, 2015
    Combining breastfeeding and other forms of work is desirable from both public health and labour productivity perspectives. This is often challenging, especially in low- or middle-income fast-growing urban settings.
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    Maternity Protection Resource Package

    International Labour Organization, 2015
    The Maternity Protection Resource Package provides guidance and tools to strengthen and extend maternity protection to all women in all types of economic activity. It is designed to:
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    Women in the labour market in China

    International Labour Organization, 2015
    his paper reviews the evolution of gender inequality in China’s labour market during the economic and social reform since 1978. The reform phase has been a period of high growth in China, but during this period we also observe increasing gender gaps in some labour market indicators.
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    Progress of the World's Women 2015-2016: Transforming economies, realising rights

    UN Women, 2015
    This report focuses on the economic and social dimensions of gender equality, including the right of all women to a good job, with fair pay and safe working conditions, to an adequate pension in older age, to health care and to safe water, without discrimination based on factors such as socioeconomic status, geographic location and race or ethnicity.
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    Is women's work a pathway to their agency in rural Egypt?

    Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2015
    Whether work is performed for household members’ consumption (subsistence work) or for sale to others (market work), it may be an enabling resource for women’s agency, or their capacity to define and act upon their goals.

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