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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....

La pauvreté rurale dans les pays en développement
			: Orientation pour l'action publique

La pauvreté rurale dans les pays en développement : Orientation pour l'action publique »

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Mahmood Khan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 January 2002

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589060074.051

ISBN: 9781589060074

Keywords: rural poverty, health care, agricultural land, paper, literacy, staple foods, food programs, rural women, food shortages, agricultural growth

Reviews causes of poverty in rural areas and presents a policy framework for reducing rural poverty, including through land reform, public works programs, access to credit, physical and social infrastructure, subsi...

Rural Poverty in Developing Countries
			: Implications for Public Policy

Rural Poverty in Developing Countries : Implications for Public Policy »

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Mahmood Khan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 2003

Language: Arabic

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589060098.051

ISBN: 9781589060098

Keywords: Developing countries, Poverty, rural poverty, health care, agricultural land, paper, literacy, staple foods, food programs, rural women

Reviews causes of poverty in rural areas and presents a policy framework for reducing rural poverty, including through land reform, public works programs, access to credit, physical and social infrastructure, subsi...

Rural Poverty in Developing Countries
			: Implications for Public Policy

Rural Poverty in Developing Countries : Implications for Public Policy »

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Mahmood Khan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 February 2002

Language: Chinese

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589060104.051

ISBN: 9781589060104

Keywords: Developed countries, Poverty, rural poverty, health care, agricultural land, paper, literacy, staple foods, food programs, rural women

Reviews causes of poverty in rural areas and presents a policy framework for reducing rural poverty, including through land reform, public works programs, access to credit, physical and social infrastructure, subsi...

Rural Poverty in Developing Countries
			: Implications for Public Policy

Rural Poverty in Developing Countries : Implications for Public Policy »

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Mahmood Khan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 February 2002

Language: Russian

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589060111.051

ISBN: 9781589060111

Keywords: Developing countries, Poverty, rural poverty, health care, agricultural land, paper, literacy, staple foods, food programs, rural women

Reviews causes of poverty in rural areas and presents a policy framework for reducing rural poverty, including through land reform, public works programs, access to credit, physical and social infrastructure, subsi...

Chapter 3. Gender Inequality and Macroeconomic Performance

Chapter 3. Gender Inequality and Macroeconomic Performance »

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

macroeconomic perspective. The argument is that gender gaps in pay and in access to resources, occupations, and credit—among other things—not only have negative microeconomic effects on women bu...

Chapter 6A. Japan

Chapter 6A. Japan »

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

Japan’s potential growth rate is steadily falling with the aging of its population. Against this backdrop, to what extent can raising female labor participation help slow this trend—that is, can women save J...