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How about gender equity in employment in developing countries?

Over the last three decades, women increasingly managed to join the labour force, though overall participation rates are still significantly higher for men (ILO, 2010). However, female labour market participation rates are likely to decline in poor countries that undergo … Continue reading

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ILO Code of Practice on safety and health in agriculture beneficial for women

Experts representing workers, employers and governments, meeting at the International Labour Organization (ILO), have adopted a new draft Code of Practice on Safety and Health in Agriculture designed to improve working conditions in agriculture which employs some one billion workers … Continue reading

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