Violence against women: the case of Africa
The available research on violence against women allows to conclude that this problem is reality in African societies and families and that it is spreading. However, it is necessary to underline that the research of the ...
Rural progress : vol. x, No. 1, 1991
The paper shows women still suffer from the handicaps and humiliation of subsidiary partnership - specially in the rural areas and amongst the lower income bracket. It is a truism to say one can barely limp with half the ...
Mission report on the Expert Group Meeting on violence against women, 11- 15 November 1991, Vienna
The Expert Group Meeting on Violence Against Women has been organised in accordance with the Economic and Social Council Resolution 1991/18 on "Violence Against Women in All its Forms" which requested the Secretary-General, ...
Draft report : twelfth meeting of the technical preparatory committee of the whole
This paper focuses on the draft resolution on the implementation of the Lagos plan of action and the final act of Lagos at national sub regional and regional levels.
Business Management in the Informal Sector: A Case Study of Market Women
This report presents the major findings of a study of the business management practices, inadequacy, and needs of Ugandan women market traders among 489 Ugandan women aged 15 years and above in the towns of Kampala.
Note on progress made in the implementation of the Abuja declaration on participatory development: the role of women in Africa in the 1990s
This note is prepared to invite the comments and preliminary views of ARCC members on the utilization of the Guideline, as ECA will subsequently distribute a formal questionnaire to member states on the extent the guideline ...
Rapport sur les activités de la CEA relative à l'intégration de la femme au développement (période avril 1990 - 1991)
La CEA a veillé à la mise en oeuvre effective de ces résolutions et de celle de l'assemblée générale portant sur l'amélioration de la condition des femmes au sein du Secrétariat des Nations Unies. Les efforts déployés dans ...
UNPAAERD report on the engagement of African women as agents of development at all levels
The report provides sectoral analyses of current and planned activities undertaken by the UN agencies to improve the situation of African women in respect of Para 47 and 52 of the Mid Term Review, document #A/43/664, the ...
Non-formal education and development
The concept of “development" like that of "freedom" is shrouded with difficulties and complexities. To some, development is not easily defined because of what it connotes in as far as it is dependent upon the particular ...
Report of a group meeting of women researchers in the informal sector and agro industries
The African Training and Research Centre for Women (ATRCW) of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) has been implementing a project entitled "Increasing women's Productive Activities in the informal Sector and Agro-Industries ...