employment and labour

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Women, science and technology: Measuring recent progress towards gender equality

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:24 | 3,977 views
Latest Eurostat data show that although women are still significantly under-represented in scientific and engineering disciplines, the numbers of female graduates in these fields have increased over the last few years. The new figures on “Women, science and technology: Measuring recent progress towards gender equality" provide continuing evidence of a narrowing of the gender gap for...

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Cutting Edge Pack: Gender and ICTs

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:24 | 2,836 views
BRIDGE’s Cutting Edge Pack on Gender and ICTs consists of two components: the Overview Report and the Supporting Resources Collection.

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Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) and Gender

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:24 | 3,257 views
The paper is a survey and brief analysis of various research studies and publications done on gender and ICTs between 1998 and 2001. The author identifies women’s lack of participation in ICT policymaking and production as one of the key issues to consider in bridging the gender digital divide.

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Gender Issues in the Information Society

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:24 | 3,674 views
This paper was published in 2003 as background material in preparation for the WSIS. It asserts that gender considerations need to be an integral component in policymaking.

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E-commerce and Development Report 2003

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:24 | 3,964 views
The annual UNCTAD report analyses, from a development perspective, recent trends and advances in information and communication technologies (ICT), such as e-commerce and e-business, and examines their applications in developing countries.

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Gender Aspects of Changes in the Labour Markets in Transition Economies

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:24 | 3,499 views
The Paper presents a gender perspective on trends and policy implications of changes on the labour markets during the first ten years of the transition process within a context of UNECE activities in the area of Gender and Economy. It has three parts. Part I shows gender asymmetry in selected labour market developments based on available data. Part II presents policy implications and part III...

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Women's entrepreneurship in Eastern Europe and CIS countries

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:23 | 3,194 views
In Europe women become entrepreneurs on average twice less often than men. The UNECE Programme on Women’s Entrepreneurship aims at raising awareness of problems of women entrepreneurs by enhancing dialogue and promoting the exchange of best practices and recommending policies. This study includes select papers adopted from the First Forum of Women Entrepreneurs and meeting of the Team of...

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Access to Financing and ICT for Women Entrepreneurs in the UNECE region:Challenges and Good Practice

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:23 | 2,960 views
This report looks at women’s access to financing and ICT within progress and perspectives from selected countries and sub-regions in the area covered by the Economic Commission for Europe (ECE).