Searching with a thematic focus on Unpaid care, Gender
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- DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2017This report provides evidence on the lived experiences of women in low-income families, as they strive to balance their paid work and unpaid care work responsibilities. It presents the findings of a mixed-methods research project carried out in India, Nepal, Rwanda, and Tanzania during 2015–17.DocumentLeveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2017A number of factors affect a household’s nutritional status: food production; access and availability of food; care in the home; health, water, sanitation and hygiene practices; women’s agency and empowerment; and women’s role as primary caregivers.DocumentESRC-DFID Joint Fund for Poverty Alleviation Research, 2015A gendered understanding of poverty is crucial for exploring its differing impacts and this analysis provides valuable insights in a number of key areas. This evidence is a synthesis from 122 research grants awarded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and UK Department for International Development (DFID) Joint Fund for Poverty Alleviation Research since 2005.DocumentImpact Initiative, 2017A gendered understanding of poverty is crucial for exploring its differing impacts. Women, in particular, may be vulnerable to the effects of poverty and the causes of women’s poverty, and how poverty is experienced, may differ from men.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.DocumentBRIDGE, 2016In many parts of the world, migration has replaced fertility and mortality as the leading agent of demographic change. A person’s gender, age, religion, race, ethnicity, sexuality and health or disability shape every stage of the migration experience.DocumentOxfam, 2015Care responsibilities is being increasingly identified as a factor restricting women’s empowerment outcomes, yet there is limited evidence on determinants of long hours or gender inequality in care work.DocumentPolitical and Social Economy of Care (UNRISD), 2012This paper takes a gender perspective to examine the relationship between employment and social policy. It challenges key assumptions about the translation of patterns of growth into welfare outcomes that are made in most poverty- and inequality-reduction approaches.Document
Economic crisis and women's work: exploring progressive strategies in a rapidly changing global environmentUN Women, 2013This report examines the gendered impacts of on-going global financial and economic crises in the labour market.DocumentThe Lancet, 2015The health of women and girls is currently in an era of transition; significant improvements have occurred in the last few decades, but there are still important unmet needs, and challenging trends related to aging demographics and population growth.