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Newsletter n.6
September 2015

GENDER AND SOCIAL POLICIES

GENDER AND WORK

VOCATIONAL TRAINING: A KEY FACTOR TO MAKE PROGRESS TOWARDS GENDER EQUALITY IN THE WORKING WORLD (María José Chamorro)


Gender stereotypes still weigh on the career selection process followed by men and women in vocational training institutes of Central America and of the Dominican Republic. This situation is exacerbated as concerns women, mainly trained for careers that are traditionally deemed feminine, leading to less productive, remunerative, and socially recognized jobs...CONTINUE

 

GENDER AND PENSIONS

 Latin America
 

 Europe

GENDER EQUALITY AND PENSIONS: THE MOMENT IS NOW
 

We invite to read an interesting presentation of María Nieves Rico, Director of the Gender Affairs Division of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) presented in the framework of the International Seminar “Pension System: International Trends and Experiences”, held in Santiago, Chile on June 16, 2015...CONTINUE

MEN, WOMEN AND PENSIONS
 

On the issue of gender equality and pensions we present the recent report “MEN, WOMEN AND PENSIONS” by Platon Tinios, Francesca Bettio and Gianni Betti in collaboration with Thomas Georgiadis...CONTINUE

GENDER MAINSTREAMING AND GENDER PERSPECTIVE

 Latin America

 Europe

GENDER EQUALITY IN THE SOCIAL POLICIES OF LATIN AMERICA: TENSIONS, ADVANCES AND CHALLENGES (Leticia Benedet)

 
This article deals with the process to integrate the gender equality agenda into the public policies of Latin America, by identifying tensions, oppositions, and advances; by focussing especially on a new kind of public policy to be developed in Uruguay, due to its potential to become the right gender equality policy: the National Integrated System of Care. Lastly, we will mention some challenges in maintaining the improvements achieved and to achieve even more...CONTINUE
 

EIGE: AN EFFECTIVE INSTRUMENT FOR PROMOTING GENDER EQUALITY IN EUROPE

 
To improve the analysis of gender policies in Europe, Recíprocamente recommends consulting the platform developed by the European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE). The main task of EIGE is to assist the European Institutions and the Member States to integrate the principle of equal opportunities and equal treatment of men and women into the public policies and to fight against any discrimination on grounds of sex...CONTINUE
 

WE RECOMMEND
 

Gender equality in employment and occupation (European Parliament 2015)

Women, Business and Law 2016 report (World Bank 2015)

Gender Equality Observatory for Latin America and the Caribbean (CEPAL)

Social Institutions & Gender Index Synthesis Report (OCDE 2014)
 
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