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Blog
The labour market implications of COVID-19 for Bangladeshi women

With the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in Bangladesh on 8 March 2020 and the initiation of a lockdown on 26 March 2020, 1 the livelihoods of a significant number of people were under serious threat — with women most likely to suffer the wors...

COVID-19 Gender inequality Labour force participation
Journal Article
Segregation of women into low-paying occupations in the United States

We extend the conventional framework for measuring segregation to consider the stratification of occupations by gender, i.e. when either women or men are predominantly segregated into low-paying jobs...

Gender inequality Low-paying occupations Occupational segregation
Policy Brief
Unequal growth in Mozambique and the region

There is an increasing interest in the analysis of economic inequalities in least developed countries...

Poverty Growth Unequal growth
Seminar
Mehwish Ghulam Ali on do son preferences cause a gap between desired and actual fertility in Pakistan?

Mehwish Ghulam Ali will present at the WIDER Seminar Series on 6 November 2019. Abstract - Do son preferences cause a gap between desired and actual fertility in Pakistan? Parental preference for sons is a major characteristic of many societies...

6 November 2019
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6 B, Helsinki, Finland
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Journal Article
Contract Farming in Mozambique: Implications for Gender Inequalities Within and Across Rural Households

Part of Journal Special Issue Inequalities in the least developed countries

Contract farming Gender inequality Mozambique
Journal Article
Introduction to Special Issue on: ‘Inequalities in the Least Developed Countries – Some Lessons from Africa’

Part of Journal Special Issue Inequalities in the least developed countries

Economic inequality Multidimensional poverty Inequality and Well-being
Journal Special Issue
Inequalities in the least developed countries: Some lessons from Africa Inequality child malnutrition Women's empowerment
Blog
Moving out of identity silos and into intersectionality: The example of gender identity

Women are undoubtedly doing better today than they were even 40-50 years ago. The gender gap has shrunk in many areas, including educational attainment, health, and employment and wages...

Gender Caste Equality
Working Paper
Contract farming in Mozambique: Implications on gender inequalities within and across rural households

This paper analyses the implication of contract farming on gender inequalities in rural Mozambique...

Contract farming Gender inequality Mozambique
Working Paper
Gender inequalities among adults and children in collective households

This paper studies the distribution of resources within Albanian families in 2012 using a collective consumption model with two alternative specifications: the first enables the estimation of intrahousehold distribution of resources among male adults...

Gender inequality Intrahousehold distribution Collective consumption models
Working Paper
Segregation of women into low-paying occupations in the United States

We extend the conventional framework for measuring segregation to consider stratification of occupations by gender, i.e. when women or men are predominantly segregated into low-paying jobs...

Gender inequality Low-paying occupations Occupational segregation
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