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: 1990-T-STA-GLO
Reference: Handbook on Compilation of Statistics on Women in the informal Sector in Industry, Trade and Services in Africa. (1990). Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic: INSTRAW.
Year: 1990
Description: This report summarizes the meeting organized by the Economic Commission for Africa and INSTRAW, in Lusaka, Zambia on ''Regional Workshop on Methods of Collecting and analyzing Statistics on Women in the Informal Sector and their Contribution to National Product'' focusing on the quantitication of women's renumerated and unremunerated work in the informal sector, covering activities in industry, trade and services.
Instraw's Mandate: Training
Theme: Statistics, indicators and data
Keywords: Informal sector, Contribution to National Product, Industry
Geographic Area: Global
Languages: English
Type of Product: Report
Disponibility: Printed
LinkToFile: PDF FILE