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: Joint INSTRAW/UNFPA Training Seminar on Women, Population and Development: Family Welfare Programmes. (1989). Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic: INSTRAW.
Year: 1989
Description: This publication examines various factors influencing the sexual division of labour, the behavioral characteristics of the working population and the unemployed. It recommends the creation of employment agencies for women; strengthening of organisations of women workers and professional women as a transitional measure to achieve mixed trade union and professional associations; and promoting of a broader participation of women in the planning, managing and application of labour policy.
Instraw's Mandate: Training
Theme: Economy
Keywords: Welfare, Family, Sexual division of labour
Geographic Area: Latin America and the Caribbean
Languages: English
Type of Product: Report
Disponibility: Printed
LinkToFile: PDF FILE