10
results found
1 - 10 of 10 Results
Date:
The World Economic Forum says that at the current rate of change, it will take 108 years to close the overall gender gap and 202 years to bring parity in the workplace. India has one of the lowest female labour force participation rates in the world and a majority of women work in the informal sector.
Date:
In Volume II of this report, we present detailed analysis of four industries/sectors that are regarded as green or ‘close to green’. This includes an analysis of the horticulture and agro processing industry in Bangladesh; agro processing in Bhutan; renewable energy and organic horticulture in India; and ecotourism in Nepal. The focus in each study is to examine the pattern of women’s employment in the relevant sector using information gathered directly from the fi eld and from...
Date:
The impact of opening up of trade opportunities has always been diff erent for diff erent groups of people, often exacerbating inequalities in the absence of counteractive measures and barriers. While inequalities exist in many forms – across the rich and the poor, the skilled and unskilled, the urban and the rural –the focus of this research is on the inequality between women and men. When we add to this mix of trade and gender, the aspect of sustainability in development or...
Date:
The MSME sector provides opportunities to women for both self-employment and wage employment, this policy brief underpins the pivotal shift from perceiving women as recipients of welfare measures to acknowledging them as economic agents and drivers of growth.
Date:
This document is a more detailed version of the presentation titled “Towards Economic Growth: Ideas Emerging from Gendered Analysis” prepared by the Working Group of Feminist Economists in the context of the Twelfth Plan Approach and shared with the Planning Commission.
Date:
The report of the Seventh South Asia Regional Ministerial Conference in Dhaka, Bangladesh presenting an analysis of the key points discussed particularly on violence against women and economic security and women’s rights in South Asia.
Date:
This report by the Planning Commission, Government of India, presents the findings from the Planning Commission’s Mid Term Assessment of the Eleventh Five-Year Plan.
Date:
The Report of the Sixth South Asia Regional Ministerial Conference co-hosted by the Ministry of Women and ChildDevelopment, Government of India and UN Women present analyses of issues across the region.
Date:
A comprehensive analytical report that maps the situation and status of women in South Asia, within the framework of 12 critical areas of concern identified by the Beijing Platform.
Date:
A resource package that contains technical papers presented at the Fifth South Asia Regional Ministerial Conference – Celebrating Beijing Plus Ten