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: Women, Water Supply and Sanitation. (1988). Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic: INSTRAW.
Year: 1988
Description:

This report summarizes the deliberation of the training Seminar held in Mogadiscio, Somalia, from 13- 18 February 1988 covering the following areas: women's participation in planning water supply and sanitation (WSS) projects, involvement of women of technology and implementation of WSS, and the role of women in education and training activities for WSS, and evaluation of WSS projects. The report also contains the seminar recomendations.

INSTRAW's Mandate: Training
Theme: Water supply and sanitation
Keywords: Technology , Planning, Project evaluation
Geographic Area: Africa
Languages: English
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Reference: Report of the Seminar on Women in Development: Post-Nairobi Alternative Approaches. (1989). Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic: INSTRAW.
Year: 1989
Description: This report summarizes the seminar which brought together women leaders from the Caribbean to discuss trends and alternative approaches related to women in the sub-region following the end of the United Nations Decade for Women and the adoption of the Nairobi Forward-looking-Strategies. In the working groups, three topics were discussed in greater depth: indentification of WID issues for policy design and action at international, regional and national levels; integrated and sectoral approaches to participatory planning and programming-guidelines and checklist on WID; and selected countries reports submitted to the Commitee for the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW).
INSTRAW's Mandate: Expert group meeting
Theme: Development
Keywords: Post Nairobi Alternative Approaches, Planning, Gender and development
Geographic Area: Global
Languages: English
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Reference: Women's Work: Informal Sector. (1989). INSTRAW News, No. 12, 40.
Year: 1989
Description: This issue of INSTRAW News is related to women in the informal sector: three case studies on Kenya, Mexico and Nepal are presented. They underline the major problem of the classification of women's work without which the informal sector will continue to be a dark area of research and planning. It also contains articles on the commission on "labour power" for women, statistics and indicators on the measurement of women's work, communication for women in development, and women as senior citizens, among other.
INSTRAW's Mandate: Information dissemination
Theme: Economy
Keywords: Economic Empowerment, Unpaid work, Participation
Geographic Area: Global
Languages: English
French
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Reference: Women's Work: Informal Sector. (1989). INSTRAW News, No. 12, 40.
Year: 1989
Description: This issue of INSTRAW News is related to women in the informal sector: three case studies on Kenya, Mexico and Nepal are presented. They underline the major problem of the classification of women's work without which the informal sector will continue to be a dark area of research and planning. It also contains articles on the commission on "labour power" for women, statistics and indicators on the measurement of women's work, communication for women in development, and women as senior citizens, among other.
INSTRAW's Mandate: Information dissemination
Theme: Economy
Keywords: Economic Empowerment, Unpaid work, Participation
Geographic Area: Global
Languages: English
French
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Reference: Women's Work: Informal Sector. (1989). INSTRAW News, No. 12, 40.
Year: 1989
Description: This issue of INSTRAW News is related to women in the informal sector: three case studies on Kenya, Mexico and Nepal are presented. They underline the major problem of the classification of women's work without which the informal sector will continue to be a dark area of research and planning. It also contains articles on the commission on "labour power" for women, statistics and indicators on the measurement of women's work, communication for women in development, and women as senior citizens, among other.
INSTRAW's Mandate: Information dissemination
Theme: Economy
Keywords: Economic Empowerment, Unpaid work, Participation
Geographic Area: Global
Languages: English
French
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Reference: 1988 Activities. (1989). Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic: INSTRAW.
Year: 1989
Description: This publication presents INSTRAW's public information programme for the year 1988. 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: Classifying Women's Activities: Three Case Studies: Kenya, Mexico, Nepal. (1989). Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic: INSTRAW.
Year: 1989
Description: This supplement to INSTRAW News No. 12 summarizes case studies of classifications of occupation and industry in three developing countries: Kenya, Mexico and Nepal, and comments on the proposed revision of the International Standard Classification of Occupation (ISCO).
INSTRAW's Mandate: Information dissemination
Theme: Statistics, indicators and data
Keywords: Informal Sector, Industry, Economy
Geographic Area: Global
Languages: French
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Reference: L’eau et l'assainissement: le rôle vital des femmes (1989). INSTRAW News, No. 13, 40.
Year: 1989
Description:

Ce numero d´INSTRAW Nouvelles étudie tout particulièrement les rôles présents et possibles des femmes en matière de gestion de l´eau et de l´assainissement ainsi que les initiatives qui, tant à l´intérieur du système des Nations Unies qu´à l´extérieur de celle-ci, s´efforcent d´intégrer les femmes aux projets de développement axés sur l´eau.

INSTRAW's Mandate: Information dissemination
Theme: Water supply and sanitation
Keywords: Planning, Programme, Gender and development
Geographic Area: Global
Languages: English
LinkToFile: PDF FILE
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Reference: L’eau et l'assainissement: le rôle vital des femmes (1989). INSTRAW News, No. 13, 40.
Year: 1989
Description:

Ce numero d´INSTRAW Nouvelles étudie tout particulièrement les rôles présents et possibles des femmes en matière de gestion de l´eau et de l´assainissement ainsi que les initiatives qui, tant à l´intérieur du système des Nations Unies qu´à l´extérieur de celle-ci, s´efforcent d´intégrer les femmes aux projets de développement axés sur l´eau.

INSTRAW's Mandate: Information dissemination
Theme: Water supply and sanitation
Keywords: Planning, Programme, Gender and development
Geographic Area: Global
Languages: French
LinkToFile: PDF FILE
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Reference: L’eau et l'assainissement: le rôle vital des femmes (1989). INSTRAW News, No. 13, 40.
Year: 1989
Description:

Ce numero d´INSTRAW Nouvelles étudie tout particulièrement les rôles présents et possibles des femmes en matière de gestion de l´eau et de l´assainissement ainsi que les initiatives qui, tant à l´intérieur du système des Nations Unies qu´à l´extérieur de celle-ci, s´efforcent d´intégrer les femmes aux projets de développement axés sur l´eau.

INSTRAW's Mandate: Information dissemination
Theme: Water supply and sanitation
Keywords: Planning, Programme, Gender and development
Geographic Area: Global
Languages: Spanish
LinkToFile: PDF FILE
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