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.

ID: 1987-T-STA-LKA
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
Type of Product: Report
Disponibility: Printed
LinkToFile: PDF FILE