Economic Reforms Women"s Employment and Social Policy

Case Studies of China, Viet Nam, Egypt, and Cuba (World Employment Studies No 4)
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Case studies, China, Egypt, Employment, Vietnam, Women, Soci
ContributionsWorld Institute for Development Economics Research (Corporate Author), Valentine M. Moghadam (Editor)
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Reforms that prioritise economic indicators over human rights. Women, civil society and other equality seeking groups are turning to domestic legal or quasi-legal forums to challenge these reforms. To determine whether economic reforms that negatively impact on women’s rights are.

'Economic Reforms, Women's Employment and Social Policies'. This project is part of the Institute's programme on the human dimension of the global development process. Economic reforms in general terms imply important changes in macroeconomic policies and management. If they are sufficiently profound and far-reaching, they can.

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The impact of economic reform policies on women’s human rights. For his thematic report to the UN General Assembly, 73rd session, the Independent Expert on foreign debt and human rights has focused on the links and the impact of economic reforms and austerity measures on women. Women, Economic Dependency and Citizenship*.

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Economic reforms, women's employment, and social policies: case studies of China, Viet Nam, Egypt, and Cuba. At the same time, women in these systems have an easier time getting jobs because of highly flexible labor markets.

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Independent economic institutes, such as the Center for Policy Analysis, the Institute of Economic Affairs, and the Institute of Statistical, Social, and Economic Research provide analysis of economic trends and policies.There was a growing tension in the late nineteenth century between women's traditionally defined "sphere" of family and home and the social and cultural changes of the era.

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