This paper examines the gender dimensions and implications of social protection in relation to rapid transformations in the globalizing economies in the Pacific region. The paper analyzes the dynamics of gender and social protection in three countries of the region – Papua New Guinea, Tonga and Vanuatu – and explores how best to approach social protection so as to promote gender equality rather than risk reinscribing prevailing gender inequalities. Continue reading
There is a tendency to downplay gender-based crimes of violence against women and minimize the grave consequences caused to women around the world, a group of United Nations human rights experts* has warned today. Continue reading
The 2015 third issue of the newsletter covers events and activities across the region on macroeconomics issues from a gender perspective.