Jul 212010

Extracto de ¿Qué Estado para qué igualdad?   El presente documento se elaboró bajo la supervisión de Alicia Bárcena, Secretaria Ejecutiva de la Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL), para su presentación en la undécima Conferencia Regional sobre la Mujer de América Latina y el Caribe (Brasilia, 13 a 16 de julio de […]

Jul 212010

Excerpt from What kind of State? What kind of equality?  This document was prepared under the supervision of Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), for presentation at the eleventh session of the Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean (Brasilia, 13-16 July 2010). […]

Jun 082010

Excerpt from Report of the Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences, HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL, Fourteenth session, Agenda item 3, April 2010.  By Rashida Manjoo Summary This is the first thematic report submitted to the Human Rights Council by Rashida Manjoo, Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences, since her […]

May 312010

Excerpt from Latin America: Social and Gender Impacts of the Economic Crisis By Alma Espino & Norma Sanchís, Association for Women’s Rights in Development (AWID) Full document here 4. What are the social and gender impacts of the crisis? The ILO Report on Global Employment Trends for 2009 estimates that the current crisis could generate […]

May 312010

Extracto de América Latina y el Caribe: Crisis económica e impactos sociales y de género. Por  Alma Espino – Norma Sanchís, Asociación para los Derechos de la Mujer y el Desarrollo (AWID) Documento completo aquí 5. ¿Cuáles serán los impactos sociales y de género? El Informe de Tendencias Mundiales del Em­pleo 2009 de OIT estima […]

May 312010

Excerpt from Taking a Stock: the financial crisis and development from a feminist perspective By W IDE – Netzwerk Women in Development Europe WIDE, Globablising Gender Equality and Social Justice Gender-Specific Outcomes and Consequences of the Crises The gender-specific outcomes of the crisis vary greatly depending on the country and region. There are very few […]

May 252010

Excerpt from OXFAM Research Report: Women Paying the Price: The impact of the global financial crisis on women in Southeast Asia, 2010 www.oxfam.org.uk The study found that the human costs of the current global economic crisis on people in Southeast Asia have been severe. The poor, and vulnerable and disadvantaged groups, including women, have been […]

May 202010

Excerpt from the Asia-Pacific Human Development Report: Power, Voice and Rights: A Turning Point for Gender Equality in Asia and the Pacific By the United Nations Development Programme 2010 The Asia-Pacific region has witnessed remarkable economic progress and rapid development in recent decades, yet gender inequality remains entrenched even through this era of change. The region lags […]

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