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INSTRAW

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...
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...
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...
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 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) ...
MIGRATION OF WOMEN

Migration of Women, The

Methodological Issues in the Measurement and Analysis of Internal and International Migration

1 Dec 1995
An in-depth look at the problems that contribute to the neglect of research on women's migration. Readers are given concrete recommendations on how to improve statistics and indicators on migration, eliminating many biases and misrepresentations.A new and invaluable book on a much neglected topic.
MEASUREMENT & VALUATION OF UNPAID

Measurement and Valuation of Unpaid Contribution

Accounting Through Time and Output

8 Sep 1995
This study fills a significant gap in data collection - information on unpaid household work. It defines household production, delimits its significant components and shows how data can be collected. It presents cost-effective tools for measuring and valuing unpaid contributions to social and eco...
WOMEN ENVIRO MNGMT SUST DEV

Women, Environmental Management and Sustainable Development

Training Manual

23 May 1997
University professors, trainers and managers of national training institutes and educational institutions, engineers in charge of designing technologies for environmental projects and non-governmental and women's organizations involved in environmental projects among others will find this Manual ...
GENDER CONCEPTS DEV PLANNING

Gender Concepts in Development Planning

Basic Approach

18 Oct 1996
A special contribution to a larger understanding of the use of gender concepts in development planning. The book will be of special use to planners and policy-makers in all walks of life. Much of the previous existing materials have always failed to overcome the 'gender block', but this informati...