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- DocumentWorld Alliance for Breastfeeding Action, 2015This 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.’Document
Mothers’ Agency in Managing Breastfeeding and Other Work in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and New Delhi, IndiaCollegium for Development Studies, University of Uppsala, 2015Combining 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.DocumentInternational Labour Organization, 2015The 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:DocumentInternational Labour Organization, 2015his 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.DocumentUN Women, 2015This 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.DocumentEconomic Research Forum, Egypt, 2015Whether 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.Document
Female employment in MENA's manufacturing sector: the implications of firm-related and national factorsEconomic Research Forum, Egypt, 2015The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region has realised significant advances toward improving women’s well-being and social status over the last few decades. However, women’s employment rate in the MENA region remains one of the lowest in the world.DocumentEconomic Research Forum, Egypt, 2015Do flexible labour market regulations reduce informal employment? This paper examines the effects of changes in labour regulations on the incidence of formal employment. Using the case of Egypt, it studies the effects of the introduction of more flexible labour regulations in 2003, allowing employers to fire workers, on the incidence of formal employment.DocumentEconomic Research Forum, Egypt, 2015This paper investigates the pattern of wages and wage inequality in Egypt over the period 1988-2012, a time of substantial economic and political changes, including the recent global financial crises and the January 25th 2011 revolution.DocumentEconomic Research Forum, Egypt, 2015Evidence points that informal employment in Egypt is a permanent phenomenon, rather than being in a transitory stage. It accounts for about 75% of new entrants to the labor market between 2000 and 2005. About half of the women engaged in the labor market are informally employed.