INSTRAW Library

Welcome to the INSTRAW LIBRARY, a compilation of around 600 publications produced by the former UN International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women (UN-INSTRAW), which served as the leading UN institute devoted to research, training and knowledge management to achieve gender equality and women’s empowerment. INSTRAW, along with DAW, OSAGI and UNIFEM, came together in 2010 to establish the present UN Women.

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The Legacy of INSTRAW

In addition to the INSTRAW Library, the UN Women Training Centre presents the publication “The legacy of INSTRAW in promoting the rights of women. A historical record of the Institute between 1976 and 2010”, which intends to pay tribute to the story of INSTRAW as well as to the women’s movements and governments which supported it.


        
 
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Reference: Workshop on Statistics and Indicators on the Social and Economic Situation of Women Particularly in the Informal Sector. (1988). Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic: INSTRAW.
Year: 1987
Description: This report is a compilation of papers presented at the workshop, and summarizes its discussions and recommendations. The papers provide an overview of available data sources, review the gender-specific social and economic indicators, the problems of data utilization for construction of indicator, and the measures needed for improvement of data quality and indicators.
INSTRAW's Mandate: Training
Theme: Statistics, indicators and data
Keywords: Informal sector, Development , Social Situation
Geographic Area: Asia
Languages: English
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Reference: New and Renewable Sources of Energy: An Option for Women A Challenge for the Future. (1988). INSTRAW News, No. 10, 40.
Year: 1988
Description: This issue of INSTRAW News examines many aspects of the energy problem in its relations to women. Starting with an analysis of women's role in the acquisition and use of energy, it goes on to an overview of INSTRAW's activities to enhance this role, in accordance with the Nairobi Forward-Looking Strategies.
INSTRAW's Mandate: Information dissemination
Theme: Energy
Keywords: Planning, Development, Technology
Geographic Area: Global
Languages: French
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Reference: New and Renewable Sources of Energy: An Option for Women A Challenge for the Future. (1988). INSTRAW News, No. 10, 40.
Year: 1988
Description: This issue of INSTRAW News examines many aspects of the energy problem in its relations to women. Starting with an analysis of women's role in the acquisition and use of energy, it goes on to an overview of INSTRAW's activities to enhance this role, in accordance with the Nairobi Forward-Looking Strategies.
INSTRAW's Mandate: Information dissemination
Theme: Energy
Keywords: Planning, Development, Technology
Geographic Area: Global
Languages: Spanish
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Reference: 1987 Activities. (1988). Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic: INSTRAW.
Year: 1988
Description: This publication presents INSTRAW's public information programme for the year 1987. It contains a selection of letters, the new logo of INSTRAW News, press release, booklet and studies realized by the Institute.
INSTRAW's Mandate: Information dissemination
Theme: INSTRAW
Keywords: Planning, Programme, Studies
Geographic Area: Global
Languages: English
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Reference: UN-INSTRAW. (1988). International Consultative Meeting on Communications for Women in Development. [Brochure].
Year: 1988
Description: This brochure is related to the meeting held in Rome, Italy on the following topics: relevance of communication for women in development, identification of new possibilities for using communication technologies for women in development, and priority areas for action at the national/and/or local level.
INSTRAW's Mandate: Information dissemination
Theme: Technology and Communication
Keywords: Development, National level , local level
Geographic Area: Global
Languages: French
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Reference: Programme Activities of INSTRAW 1988-1989. (1988). Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic: INSTRAW.
Year: 1988
Description: This publication describes INSTRAW's policy on training, presenting in detail the objectives, and types of training availables. It also presents the programme activities for the biennium 1988-1989.
INSTRAW's Mandate: Information dissemination
Theme: Training
Keywords: Programme, Policy, Project evaluation
Geographic Area: Global
Languages: English
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Reference: Programme Activities of INSTRAW 1988-1989. (1988). Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic: INSTRAW.
Year: 1988
Description: This publication describes INSTRAW's policy on training, presenting in detail the objectives, and types of training availables. It also presents the programme activities for the biennium 1988-1989.
INSTRAW's Mandate: Information dissemination
Theme: Training
Keywords: Programme, Policy, Project evaluation
Geographic Area: Global
Languages: French
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Reference: Networking for Women in Development. (1988). INSTRAW News, No. 11, 44.
Year: 1988
Description: This issue of INSTRAW News examines networking for women in development (WID) from a variety of viewpoint. Based on the experiences of nearly seven years of global activity on WID, the main article sums up the ten principles of networking as applied by the institute. It also contains articles on the new communication technologies for women in development, household work, adjustement to local and cultural variations, women in cooperatives, and the INSTRAW's new package on women in development, among others.
INSTRAW's Mandate: Information dissemination
Theme: Networking
Keywords: Development, Planning, Programme
Geographic Area: Global
Languages: French
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Reference: Networking for Women in Development. (1988). INSTRAW News, No. 11, 44.
Year: 1988
Description: This issue of INSTRAW News examines networking for women in development (WID) from a variety of viewpoint. Based on the experiences of nearly seven years of global activity on WID, the main article sums up the ten principles of networking as applied by the institute. It also contains articles on the new communication technologies for women in development, household work, adjustement to local and cultural variations, women in cooperatives, and the INSTRAW's new package on women in development, among others.
INSTRAW's Mandate: Information dissemination
Theme: Networking
Keywords: Development, Planning, Programme
Geographic Area: Global
Languages: Spanish
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Reference: INSTRAW. (1988). Women and South-South Cooperation: Bridge Mainstreaming. Harare, Zimbabwe: Zimbabwe Institute of Development Studies.
Year: 1988
Description: This research aims to highlight the potential of South-South cooperation as a means of widening development options to the Third World. The main objective of the research program is to introduce a new dimension on women and development so that their economic and social contribution becomes an integral part of whichever development alternative is selected by a country.
INSTRAW's Mandate: Research
Theme: Development
Keywords: South-South cooperation, Third World, Women and development
Geographic Area: Global
Languages: English
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