Women in paid work from low income families are engaged in poorly paid, precarious employment, even as they are overburdened with unpaid care work responsibilities.
Young African women who leave school and have children early face fewer livelihood options and diminished horizons. To shed light on factors that deter young women from leaving school, researchers examined evidence on school-to-work transitions.Published date2017
This project seeks to examine the links between women's economic empowerment, women's paid work, and their unpaid care responsibilities.
Addressing unpaid care for economic empowerment of women and girls : a broad based consultation on the care economy for the UN High Level Panel on Women's Economic Empowerment
With more women engaged in the labour force, and men not participating in care work, adolescents and elder women are often required to carry out the majority of care work tasks, which impedes their time and infringes their human rights, restrictinPublished dateThursday, June 2, 2016 - 04:00
The FairPay Project: Determining the Economic and Social Impacts of Gender Equity in Commercial Agriculture
This project is part of the Growth and Economic Opportunities for Women (GrOW) portfolio.