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CROSSING BORDERS II MIGRATION

Crossing Borders II

Migration and Development from a Gender Perspective

9 May 2012
This publication is the result of theoretical reflections and empirical studies carried out by the United Nations International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women (UN-INSTRAW). It explores what other issues, beyond remittances alone, constitute strategic topics for deepe...
GLOBAL CARE CHAINS TOWARD RIGHT

Global Care Chains

Toward a Rights-based Global Care Regime?

9 Jan 2012
This publication is the result of UN-INSTRAW’s research into migration, gender and development, and the organization’s recently launched work in a new strategic area: global care chains. The intention in bringing this paper to the public debate is threefold: 1) to show the importance of including...
GENDER REMITTANCES & DEV 2009

Gender, Remittances and Development

The Case of Filipino Migration to Italy

13 Jun 2009
This publication presents a summary of the main findings of the 2007 case study of Filipino migration to Italy, carried out by the United Nations International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women (UN-INSTRAW) and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) ...
SECURING EQUALITY ENGENDERING

Securing Equality, Engendering Peace

A Guide to Policy and Planning on Women, Peace and Security (UN SCR 1325)

1 Jun 2007
This Guide aims to facilitate the creation of policies and concrete action plans on the issue of women, peace and security through the provision of good practices, specific recommendations and a six-step model process. It is intended as a resource for governments, United Nations and regional orga...
GENDER REMITTANCES & DEV CASE

Gender, Remittances and Development

The Case of Women Migrants from Vicente Noble, Dominican Republic

9 Feb 2007
The main objectives of this study were: to analyze the gender dimension of Dominican migration to Spain; the impact of gender in the sending, receipt and utilization of remittances; and the changes in gender roles brought about by the sending, receipt, utilization and management of remittances. A...
PARTNERS CHANGE WORKING WITH MEN

Partners in Change

Working with Men to End Gender-based Violence

4 Apr 2003
This compilation of working papers put out by the United Nations International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women (INSTRAW), provides a glimpse of the scope of work that is currently being undertaken around the world, as well as an insight into the concepts that are usef...
TEMPORARY LABOUR MIGRATION OF WOME

Temporary Labour Migration of Women

Case Studies of Bangladesh and Sri Lanka

25 May 2001
This publication seeks to explain how female migration affects the women's empowerment process. The book presents case studies from two countries in Southeast Asia - Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. The first part of each study reviews official data on female migration and identifies gaps in the data. I...
ENGENDERING THE POLITICAL AGENDA

Engendering the Political Agenda

The Role of the State, Women's Organizations and the International Community

25 May 2001
This publication gives a timely theoretical and practical look at why some countries have more successfully 'engendered' their politics than others. It contains three case studies on the processes of engendering the political agenda conducted in the Dominican Republic, Romania and South Africa, a...
AGEING GENDERED WORLD WOMEN

Ageing in a Gendered World

Women's Issues and Identities

14 Apr 2000
In every region, populations are getting older. Moreover, ageing is a gendered phenomenon: women live longer, have fewer resources and they are expected to care for elderly relatives as well as young children. As the spotlight turns to ageing and related policy debates, the need for research inte...
CREDITO PARA MUJER POR QUE TAN IMP

Crédito para la Mujer

¿Por qué es tan Importante?

9 Oct 1998
A consecuencia de las conclusiones y recomendaciones que emanaron de la Cuarta Conferencia Mundial sobre la Mujer (Beijing, China) se ha replanteado el enfoque hacia cuestiones relacionadas con el acceso al crédito, la propiedad y el control por parte de la mujer y se ha hecho una evaluación del ...