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Women workers in South-east Asia

Noeleen Heyzer

Women workers in South-east Asia

problems and strategies

by Noeleen Heyzer

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  • 37 Currently reading

Published by ILO/ARTEP in New Delhi, India .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Southeast Asia.
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- Employment -- Southeast Asia.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementNoeleen Heyzer.
      SeriesWorking papers / Asian Employment Programme, Working papers (Asian Employment Programme)
      ContributionsAsian Regional Team for Employment Promotion.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD6191, Microfiche 87/60219
      The Physical Object
      FormatMicroform
      Pagination96 p.
      Number of Pages96
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2513753M
      ISBN 109221060071
      LC Control Number87907009

      : vita: swat: This is a paper that I wrote in May for my Politics of South and Southeast Asia class. While it may not be the hottest thing I've ever written, it made for a useful exercise in hyper-texting a research paper, full with footnotes, font styles etc. CARAM Asia is a regional network working on migration and health issues. Formed in , it has developed into a network of members spread across South East Asia, North East Asia, the Gulf and Middle East. CARAM Asia advocates for better access to health care, sexual and reproductive health and rights, and the mental and physical well-being at File Size: 4MB. workers) are moved from low to high-productivity sectors. Although this has been a characteristic feature of the development processes of other parts of East and South-East Asia, in India (and South Asia in general) the shift from agriculture to manufacturing has not yet taken place to the same Size: KB.


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