Gender equity

Gender equity

United Nations Women

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Research
Community education/development
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Advocates the improvement of the status of women of the world and the achievement of their equality with men. Aims to ensure the participation of women as equal partners with men in all aspects of human endeavour.

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212-963-3463
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2 UN Plaza DC2-12th Floor
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New York
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New York
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10017

Gender and economic globalization: an annotated bibliography

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English
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Emma Bell
Paola Brambilla
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BRIDGE development - gender
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Brighton, UK

This bibliography focuses on the economic aspects of globalisation and the impact on gender relations, rather than of international governance and human rights. The annoted bibliography is organized into three sections: a) the impact of globilisation (inlcuding structural adjustment and liberalisation, economic crisis and debt, employment, and social issues), b) trade agreements, policy and financial institutions, and c) responses, guides, tools, and general approaches.

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GEND.B35 2002
ISBN 1858644119

Trade, gender and poverty: background paper

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English
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Nilüfer Çagatay
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United Nations Development Program
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2001
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New York, NY

Provides a review of the theoretical and empirical literature on gender inequalities and internation trade, paying special attention to the impact of trade liberalization policies on gendered patterns of employment and work conditions. Relates this discussion to the debates on the relationship between trade and policy, between inequality and poverty, Also explores whether and how gender inequalities in earnings and employment conditions affect the international competitive position of an economy and whether competitive pressures under trade liberalization pose an obstacle to achieving gender equality in labour markets. Concludes with some recommendations on the type of trade and public policies that can help reduce gender inequalities.

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GEND.C34 2001

Equity analysis guide: a tool for analysis of the impact of initiatives on gender equity

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English
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Rosella Melanson
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New Brunswick Council on the Status of Women
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1995
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Moncton, NB

Details the issues surrounding gender equity, including women's concerns and differences with equity, enduring diversity with values and conditions relating to men and women, and health, social and economic status differences between genders.

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GEND.M45 1995
ISBN 1551377985

Aboriginal women's roundtable on gender equality

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English
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Online
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Status of Women Canada (SWC)
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Status of Women Canada
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2000
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Ottawa, ON

Underlines the importance of including all Aboriginal women in decision-making with regards to matters that affect them and their families. Seeks to ensure their voices are heard and respected in the process.

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Teaching and learning liberation: feminist pedagogies

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English
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Paper
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University of Saskatchewan, Women's Studies Research Unit
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2000
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Saskatoon, SK

Presents the papers from the Teaching and Learning Liberation: Feminist Pedagogies conference, sponsored by the Women's Studies Research Unit of the University of Saskatchewan in September 1993. Visits such topics as gender bias in the classroom, feminist pedagogies, and elitism in educaiton.

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GEND.T43 2000

What women prescribe: report and recommendations from the national symposium "Women in Partnership: Working Towards Inclusive, G

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English
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Paper
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Canadian Advisory Council on the Status of Women
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Canadian Advisory Council on the Status of Women
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1995
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Ottawa, ON

Describes the need for (re)education and training among health providers, points the way to new directions for research needed to maximize women's health, and presents a complete list of symposium recommendations.

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GEND.W45 1995

State of the world's mothers 2001

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Save the Children
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Save the Children
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2001
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Wesport, CT
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MOTH.S38 2001

The impact of health care reform on women caregivers: issues of gender equity and respect for diversity

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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health - Consortium Université de Montréal (CESAF)
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Paper
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Centre d'excellence pour la santé des femmes - Consortium Université de Montréal
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Montreal, QC

Highlights a number of unexpected consequences of health and social service policies that were developed without consideration for their impact on women caregivers.

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CESAF CARE.C46
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The CESAF offices closed August 2001.

Papers on economic equality prepared for the economic equality workshop

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Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
1994
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Ottawa, ON

Presents the papers prepared for a two-day workshop on economic equality for women. These papers explore such issues as the wage gap, undergraduate Economics students, women and part-time work, child care, the implications of the NAFTA side-agreements for women, and Latin American immigration to Canada and the implications for ESL provision, among others.

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GEND.E25 1993
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