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Women, Work, and Economic Growth
			: Leveling the Playing Field

Women, Work, and Economic Growth : Leveling the Playing Field »

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 February 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513516103.071

ISBN: 9781513516103

Keywords: women, work, economy, gender inequality

Women make up a little over half of the world's population, but their contribution to measured economic activity and growth is far below its potential. Despite significant progress in recent decades, labor markets...

Arctic women against men's violence
			: Arctic women conference in Luleå, Sweden

Arctic women against men's violence : Arctic women conference in Luleå, Sweden »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Eva Engman , and Mildred Hedberg

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289318709

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Arctic Women Conference, County Organization Women’;s Shelters, Shelters and Crises Centres, Networking and Cooperation, Nordic Council of Ministers, County Council of Norrbotten

'Arctic women against men's violence' was an arctic women conference, which was included in a project implemented by the county organization Women's Shelters in Norrbotten. The conference was held in Luleå, Sweden,...

The Nordic Market for Sports Nutrition Products
			: A Market Analysis Using Norway as Case

The Nordic Market for Sports Nutrition Products : A Market Analysis Using Norway as Case »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Mari Bjerck , Siv Elin Ånestad , Eivind Jacobsen , and Alexander Schjøll

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289318594

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Sports Nutrition Products, Market Participants, Suppliers, Consumer Segments, Economy and national budget, Specialized Products for Women

This report examines how the market has developed the last years, which sports nutrition products are offered the organisation of market participants, and analyzed how the market can be expected to develop in the f...

Use of soaps containing mercury in Africa - how to fight it

Use of soaps containing mercury in Africa - how to fight it »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Peter W. U. Appel

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9789289316897

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Women in Sub-Saharan Africa, Nervous System, Drainage Systems, Mentally and Physically Disabled, Environmental Hazards Caused, Soaps Containing Mercury

Numerous women in sub-Saharan Africa use soaps containing mercury to bleach their skin. The mercury goes through their skin and reduces the melanin of the pigmentation. The mercury also causes damage to the body e....

Israel

Israel »

Source: Israel : Selected Issues Paper

Volume/Issue: 2012/71

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 April 2012

ISBN: 9781475502732

Keywords: population, women, number of children, students, minority

This Selected Issues Paper states that Israel's growth performance is impressive, with real GDP growing at a faster pace than many other OECD countries. The secular Jewish population enjoys a high level of living s...

Israel: Selected Issues Paper

Israel: Selected Issues Paper »

Source: Israel : Selected Issues Paper

Volume/Issue: 2012/71

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 April 2012

ISBN: 9781475502732

Keywords: population, women, number of children, students, minority

This Selected Issues Paper states that Israel's growth performance is impressive, with real GDP growing at a faster pace than many other OECD countries. The secular Jewish population enjoys a high level of living s...

Israel: Selected Issues Paper

Israel: Selected Issues Paper »

Source: Israel : Selected Issues Paper

Volume/Issue: 2012/71

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 April 2012

ISBN: 9781475502732

Keywords: population, women, number of children, students, minority

This Selected Issues Paper states that Israel's growth performance is impressive, with real GDP growing at a faster pace than many other OECD countries. The secular Jewish population enjoys a high level of living s...

Part IV: Policies to Level the Playing Field

Part IV: Policies to Level the Playing Field »

Source: Women, Work, and Economic Growth : Leveling the Playing Field

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 February 2017

ISBN: 9781513516103

Keywords: women, work, economy, gender inequality

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Chapter 1. Introduction

Chapter 1. Introduction »

Source: Women, Work, and Economic Growth : Leveling the Playing Field

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 February 2017

ISBN: 9781513516103

Keywords: women, work, economy, gender inequality

Women make up a little more than half the world’s population but represent only 40 percent of the global labor force (World Bank 2011). Women’s contributions to measured economic activity, growth, and well-b...

Chapter 2. Gender Inequality around the World

Chapter 2. Gender Inequality around the World »

Source: Women, Work, and Economic Growth : Leveling the Playing Field

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 February 2017

ISBN: 9781513516103

Keywords: women, work, economy, gender inequality

There have been tremendous advances in the elimination of gender inequities around the world, but various challenges remain. Female labor force participation has been rising in many regions; female literacy...