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.

Reference: The Economic Contribution of Women to Food Supply in Developing Countries. (1985). Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic: INSTRAW.
Year: 1985
Description: This research paper analyses the international problem of food production security from a global perspective. It provides an overview of women's participation in agricuture in various regions, focusing on the sexual division of labour, the nature of women's agriculture activities and general conditions of agriculture labour.
Instraw's Mandate: Research
Theme: Economy
Keywords: Agriculture, Food production, Sexual division of labour
Geographic Area: Global
Languages: English
Type of Product: Paper
Disponibility: Printed
LinkToFile: PDF FILE