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.
This project seeks to examine the links between women's economic empowerment, women's paid work, and their unpaid care responsibilities.
Mainstreaming climate change impact in the design of urban drainage infrastructures : a case study of Addis Ababa (Arat kilo-Kebena road)
To build sustainable drainage systems, designers need to incorporate future climatic conditions into their computation of design.Published dateFriday, September 2, 2011 - 04:00
Access and use of forestry resources for food security enhancement as climate change adaptation strategy : case of Liwonde-Mangochi protected area complex, Southern Malawi
The study makes six recommendations focusing on tree planting, governance and building resilience against climate change, including promoting high value forest based enterprises such as beekeeping and mushroom cultivation.Published dateWednesday, January 2, 2013 - 05:00
Journal articlesINFORMAL SETTLEMENTS FLOODS PHYSICAL INFRASTRUCTURE Climate change VULNERABLE GROUPS ADAPTATION TO CHANGE DISASTER MANAGEMENT
Flooding in Cape Town's informal settlements : collaborative capacity, community leadership and the conditions for settlements to move towards adaptation
Residents of informal settlements are particularly vulnerable to environmental hazards, as they lack proper infrastructure and homes are often built with inferior materials.Published dateWednesday, January 2, 2013 - 05:00
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
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