Gender Inequalities

How to Design Gender-Sensitive Social Protection Systems

Submitted by pmassetti on Mon, 11/15/2021 - 16:22

unescap.org (07.10.2021) This is the sixth in a series of policy primers developed to support policymakers and practitioners in Asia and the Pacific in their efforts to strengthen social protection. This policy primer explains how social protection systems can be designed to recognize and compensate for interruptions in paid work, low earnings and informality that disproportionately impact women.

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Mainstreaming gender into social protection strategies and programmes: Evidence from 74 low- and middle-income countries

Submitted by pmassetti on Thu, 10/28/2021 - 16:22

unicef (june 2021) The importance of mainstreaming gender into social protection policies and programmes is increasingly recognized. However, evidence on the extent to which this is actually happening remains limited. This report contributes to filling this evidence gap by drawing on the findings of two complementary research projects undertaken by UNICEF Office of Research – Innocenti and UN Women in 2019.

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Towards a more gender-equitable COVID-19 response

Submitted by pmassetti on Tue, 08/31/2021 - 16:35

Modern Diplomacy (31.08.01 ) As the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic continue to ripple across the world, they leave in their wake an upheaval touching all areas of public life. While all have been effected, no segment of the population has been impacted more, and in more varied ways, than women. The pandemic has shown scant regard for women’s socio-economic or marital status, for motherhood, occupation ethnicity or region of origin.

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The Gendered Impacts of COVID-19 on Labor Markets in Latin America and the Caribbean

Submitted by pmassetti on Tue, 05/11/2021 - 17:16

worldbank.org (05.05.2021) Progress in Latin America and the Caribbean over the last three decades has increased gender equality, notably in employment. With the onset of the COVID-19 crisis, however, necessary public health measures have put these gains in jeopardy. Throughout the pandemic thus far, women have been more likely than men to lose their jobs and less likely to regain them when conditions allow. Where families have school-age children, many more women than men have withdrawn from or lost work outside the home.

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Maldives-UN sign project on digitising social services to protect women and children

Submitted by pmassetti on Tue, 01/26/2021 - 17:03

The Edition (21.01.2021) The United Nations (UN) and Maldives on Thursday signed a project document on digitialising social services in order to better protect women and girls from poverty and violence during emergency situations.

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