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Discrimination against women in economic and social life, with a focus on economic crisis

In the preparation of this report, the Working Group on Discrimination against Women in Law and Practice has availed itself of a wealth of information gathered, among others, through global and specialized background papers in addition to convening a Workshop on Business and Gender during its 8th working session in Geneva on 2-3 October 2013*.

Thematic Report on Economic and Social Life, with a focus on economic crisis, to be presented at the 26th session of the HRC:

Fully annotated version of the thematic report on Economic and Social Life, with a focus on economic crisis:

Background papers and other written submission:

Themes

Global:

Economic Participation, Formal and Informal:

 Women’s participation in economic leadership and gender analysis of corporate responsibility:

Access to resources:

The impact of parenthood and care functions:

Older Women:

Violence against Women:

Other Materials:

Bibliography of source materials:

  • Forthcoming

These papers were submitted to the Working Group on Discrimination against Women in Law and Practice to help inform its thematic report. They do not necessarily reflect the views of the Working Group.