This paper contextualizes and reviews recent research on unpaid care work in the Global South, with a particular focus on projects funded through the multi-donor Growth and Economic Opportunities for Women (GrOW) program and IDRC.
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In the Arab world, gender inequality in the labour market persists through occupational segregation, wage gaps, higher unemployment rates, over-representation in the informal economy, inadequate social protection and economic insecurity.
Burmese women workers in Thai border factories are generally excluded from the benefits and protection that define citizenship entitlements. Their employment contracts are not protected by the regulations drawn up for national workers.