Economic activity is heavily gender-determined, leading to large differences in labor income; based on different labor force participation but also, different wages. What “gender dividend” might we get in the future from closing some of the gaps? This was the topic explored by Gretchen Donehower at the recent Workshop on the Demographic Dividend, ICFP 2016 held in Nusa Dua, Indonesia.
We are pleased to announce the three winners of the Gender Paper Prize from the 11th Global Meeting of the NTA Network, held in Dakar in June 2016.
The Counting Women's Work research is the focus of the National Transfer Accounts (NTA) Bulletin No. 11. Results from Ghana, Mexico, Senegal, the United States and Vietnam are featured in the bulletin, which can be downloaded directly from the NTA website.
A number of country teams presented the research they have been conducting as part of the Counting Women's Work project at the 11th Global Meeting of the NTA Network in Dakar and Saly, Senegal, from 20 to 24 June 2016.
The Counting Women's Work project hosted a Google Hangout to discuss lessons for policy from the CWW research. The event took place on Thursday, April 21, 2016 at 16h00 GMT.
Now available online: the full report co-authored by the DPRU on the "Status Of Women In The South African Economy", which includes draft results from the South African Counting Women's Work research. This report articulates the current situation, while providing insight into some of the trends that are discernible in the data on women in the South African economy.
Estela Rivero, CWW researcher for Mexico, was interviewed recently by Pablo Gómez Barrios on Radio Canada International.
The Counting Women's Work Project was formally launched in Latin America with a panel discussion hosted by the CIES in Lima, Peru, on Friday 15 August 2014.
The Development Policy Research Unit at the University of Cape Town is pleased to host the African country teams of Benin, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Kenya, Senegal and South Africa at the launch of the Counting Women’s Work research in Africa on 15 May 2014.
Information for the Africa Training Workshop to be held from 12 to 16 May 2014 in Cape Town can be found here.
Women's work is being counted in Mexico by Estela Rivero and Anairis Hernandez of El Colegio de México, as part of the Counting Women's Work research.