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Sept. 16, 2017, 2:25 p.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

"Every morning Lidia gets up very early, leaves her daughter at school and meets with other women builders to offer their services and get contracts for the day or the whole week. They stick posters up around the city and use megaphones at public events to attract more customers. The women builders offer various services, including painting, masonry, plumbing, electrical installations, facade cladding and sometimes even carpentry. Once they are offered a contract, they quote a price for the work and if the person agrees the work is done. Lidia said that because of her bad experiences with informal contractors, she never starts a new job without first signing a ...more
Sept. 16, 2017, 2:25 p.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: SMES-DATA-3

"Many women in this area are single mothers. Their children depend only on them, so it is essential to ensure optimal working conditions to perform our duties without any risks" (para 9).
Sept. 16, 2017, 2:25 p.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: ERBG-DATA-5

"Lidia Romero, 43, is an indigenous Bolivian woman who has been working in the construction sector for three years. At the beginning, she was employed through informal contractors. This experience marked her in a negative way. 'They made me work for free, without pay. At that time, I decided to consider my job as a practice. But if I had known my rights at work then, I would have been able to complain, but this was not the case. That's why I decided to work on my own account,' she said" (para 1-2).
Sept. 16, 2017, 2:25 p.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: SMES-DATA-1

"Many of the women [in construction work] are single mothers with few resources. They struggle day by day to stand out in jobs mostly occupied by men, and for better working conditions when they are hired" (para 22).
Sept. 16, 2017, 2:25 p.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: NGOFW-PRACTICE-1

"The training activities were organized by the International Labour Organization (ILO), the NGO Habitat Network and the municipal governments of the cities of La Paz and El Alto, through the projects 'Building Equality', supported by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) and 'Women in Construction Towards Their Political and Economic Empowerment', funded by the Gender Equality Fund of UN Women" (para 11).
Sept. 1, 2017, 9:15 p.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: LO-SCALE-3

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Sept. 1, 2017, 8:51 p.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: LO-SCALE-2

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Sept. 1, 2017, 10:26 a.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: LO-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: INFIB-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: AFE-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: DACH-SCALE-2

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: BR-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-4

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: INFIB-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: MARR-SCALE-3

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: MARR-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: PW-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: ABO-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: MARR-SCALE-2

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: MARR-SCALE-2

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: ATC-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: ATC-SCALE-2

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: CONST-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-5

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-3

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: TRAFF-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-1

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