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Comments on the Zero draft of the Agreed Conclusions of the 61st Session of the CSW on ‘Women’s economic empowerment in the changing world of work’ Gender

ITfC
February
2017
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Advocacy Statements

IT for Change submitted comments on the Zero draft of the Agreed Conclusions of the 61st Session of the CSW on ‘Women’s economic empowerment in the changing world of work’ to the National Consultation on Pre-CSW preparations convened by Programme on Women's Economic Social and Cultural Rights (PWESCR), in February 2017. The submission argues that women's economic empowerment in the digital society is more than access; and highlights the need to work towards the larger agenda of building a gender-just digital economy

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Women-gov

2013
Type of resource: 
Research Papers and Reports

Women_gov
Women-gov (2012-2014) was a feminist action-research project supported by the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), that aimed at enhancing marginalised women's active citizenship and their engagement with local governance, across three sites in India, Brazil and South Africa. The partnering organisations were IT for Change in India,Instituto Nupef in Brazil and the New Women's Movement in South Africa.

At each of the three sites, the project aimed towards developing a sustainable techno-social intervention model for enabling marginalised women's collectives to enhance their active engagement with governance structures and the collective articulation and negotiation of their interests; and building peer-to-peer networks for increasing their political participation.

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