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Latest items for ERBG-DATA-5

Feb. 14, 2018, 11:45 a.m.
Countries: Palestine
Variables: ERBG-DATA-5

"That leaves a substantial segment of women workers outside the scope of the law, since a majority of informal workers are women" (45). "A significant proportion of [the informal] sector’s numerous activities are engaged in by women, the most notable being light manufacturing such as sewing and weaving, seasonal agriculture, and running informal family enterprises" (48). "Excluding agriculture, the proportions of workers in the informal sector in 2015 were about 14.2 per cent for females, 29.3 per cent for males" (48).
Feb. 7, 2018, 10:37 a.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: ERBG-DATA-5

"Few women are formally active in the fishing industry but women are still linked to it in various ways. The proportion of women in the industry is probably higher than shown by the statistics, but women have an informal role in family businesses, for instance. As part of the Swedish Fisheries Programme in the period 2007-2013 when projects were selected they were asked how the project is expected to impact on gender equality. At the end of 2012, 96 completed cases had been registered as positive for gender equality while 645 had been judged to be neutral and none were negative" (page 60).
Jan. 23, 2018, 3:59 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: ERBG-DATA-5

"The Committee is concerned about...The unemployment and concentration of women, in particular migrant women, in the informal sector of the economy. The lack of sex-disaggregated data on domestic work and the absence of monitoring mechanisms to oversee the working conditions of women domestic workers in compliance with mandatory laws" (11).
Dec. 14, 2017, 8:03 p.m.
Countries: Bangladesh
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-2, ERBG-DATA-2, ERBG-DATA-5, DLB-DATA-1, ATFPA-PRACTICE-2

At 13:37 of the video a woman interviewed says "For six months of rain and storms, our husbands can’t work, so we sit idle and live in misery" (ENB-Coder Comment)
Dec. 7, 2017, 7:40 p.m.
Countries: Nigeria
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1, ERBG-DATA-5

"The hit [from an oil spill caused by militant groups] to the country’s economy is significant, as more than than two-thirds of state budget comes from crude exports. But what do these numbers not show? How this disaster has shrunk the time that many women had to do paid work by increasing their unpaid work load"(para 2)."Female farmers, fishers and herbalists of riverine villages relied on fresh water not only for their businesses and livelihoods, but also to perform daily tasks. Take something as simple as doing laundry. Women who previously washed clothes by the river now have to collect rainwater in buckets to do their washing, stretching this task ...more
Dec. 6, 2017, 5:42 p.m.
Countries: South Korea
Variables: ERBG-DATA-5

According to Table 2, in 2007, for those ages 15 and older, 8.5% of those employed in agriculture were women, 15.3% of those employed in industry were women, and 76.2% of those employed in services were women (ENB-Coder Comment)
Dec. 6, 2017, 5:42 p.m.
Countries: Thailand
Variables: ERBG-DATA-5

According to Table 2, in 2007, for those aged 15 and older, 40% of those employed in agriculture were women, 19.2% of those employed by industry were women, and 40.7% of those employed in services were women (ENB-Coder Comment)
Dec. 6, 2017, 5:42 p.m.
Countries: India
Variables: ERBG-DATA-5

According to Table 2, in 2005, for those age 15 and older, 71% of those employed in agriculture were women, 14.4% of those employed in industry were women, and 14.6% of those employed in services were women (ENB-Coder Comment)
Dec. 6, 2017, 5:42 p.m.
Countries: Iran
Variables: ERBG-DATA-5

According to Table 2, in 2007, for those ages 10 and older, 33.1% of those employed by agriculture were women, 29.1% of those employed by industry were women, and 37.8% of those employed by service were women (ENB-Coder Comment)
Dec. 6, 2017, 5:42 p.m.
Countries: Kazakhstan
Variables: ERBG-DATA-5

According to Table 2, in 2007, for those ages 15 and older, 29.7% of those employed in agriculture were women, 12% of those employed in industry were women, and 58.3% of those employed in services were women (ENB-Coder Comment)
Dec. 6, 2017, 5:42 p.m.
Countries: Bhutan
Variables: ERBG-DATA-5

According to Table 2, in 2006, for those age 15 and older, 72.1% of those employed in agriculture were women, 5.6% of those employed by industry were women, and 22.4% of those employed by services were women (ENB-Coder Comment)
Dec. 6, 2017, 5:42 p.m.
Countries: Sri Lanka
Variables: ERBG-DATA-5

According to Table 2, in 2007, for those age 10 and older, 36.8% of those employed in agriculture were women, 27.1% of those employed in industry were women, and 25.6% of those employed in services were women (ENB-Coder Comment)
Dec. 6, 2017, 5:42 p.m.
Countries: Pakistan
Variables: ERBG-DATA-5

According to Table 2, in 2007, for those aged 10 and older, 72.4% of those employed by agriculture were women, 12.6% of those employed by industry were women, and 15% of those employed by services were women (ENB-Coder Comment)
Dec. 6, 2017, 5:42 p.m.
Countries: Indonesia
Variables: ERBG-DATA-5

According to Table 2, in 2007, for those age 15 and older, 41.4% of those employed in agriculture were women, 15% of those employed by industry were women, and 43.5% of those employed by services were women (ENB-Coder Comment)
Dec. 6, 2017, 5:42 p.m.
Countries: Vietnam
Variables: ERBG-DATA-5

According to Table 2, in 2006, for those aged 15 years and older, 53.8% of those employed in agriculture were women, 15.9% of those employed in industry were women, and 30.3% of those employed in services were women (ENB-Coder Comment)
Dec. 6, 2017, 5:42 p.m.
Countries: Bangladesh
Variables: ERBG-DATA-5

According to Table 2, in 2005, for those age 15 and older, 68.1% of those employed in agriculture were women, 12.5% of those employed in industry were women, and 19.4% of those employed in services were women (ENB-Coder Comment)
Dec. 6, 2017, 5:42 p.m.
Countries: Kyrgyzstan
Variables: ERBG-DATA-5

According to Table 2, in 2006, for those age 15 and older, 35.4% of those employed in agriculture were women, 10.7% of those employed in industry were women, and 53.9% of those employed in services were women (ENB-Coder Comment)
Dec. 6, 2017, 5 p.m.
Countries: Mexico
Variables: ERBG-DATA-5

According to Figure 5, about 5% of economically active women are employed by the agriculture sector, about 18% by the industry sector, and about 77% by the services sector (ENB-Coder Comment)
Dec. 6, 2017, 5 p.m.
Countries: Ecuador
Variables: ERBG-DATA-5

According to Table 5, about 72% of economically active women are employed by the services sector, about 10% are employed by the industry sector, and about 13% are employed by the agriculture sector (ENB-Coder Comment)
Dec. 6, 2017, 5 p.m.
Countries: India
Variables: ERBG-DATA-5

According to Figure 5, about 71% of economically active women are employed by the agriculture sector, about 14% by the industry sector, and about 15% by the services sector (ENB-Coder Comment)
Dec. 6, 2017, 5 p.m.
Countries: Vietnam
Variables: ERBG-DATA-5

According to Figure 5, about 8% of economically active women are employed by the agricultural sector, about 15% by the industry sector, and about 77% by the services sector(ENB-Coder Comment)
Dec. 6, 2017, 5 p.m.
Countries: Indonesia
Variables: ERBG-DATA-5

According to Figure 1, about 41% of economically active women are employed by the agricultural sector, about 16% by the industry sector, and about 43% by the services sector (ENB-Coder Comment)
Dec. 6, 2017, 5 p.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: ERBG-DATA-5

According to Figure 5, about 1% of economically active women are employed by the agricultural sector, about 17% by the industry sector, and about 82% by the services sector (ENB-Coder Comment)
Dec. 6, 2017, 5 p.m.
Countries: United Kingdom
Variables: ERBG-DATA-5

According to Figure 5, about 0% of economically active women are employed by the agriculture sector, about 9% by the services sector, and about 89% of the services sector (ENB-Coder Comment)
Dec. 6, 2017, 5 p.m.
Countries: Sri Lanka
Variables: ERBG-DATA-5

According to Figure 5, about 37% of economically active women are employed by the agriculture sector, about 27% by the industry sector, and about 26% by the services sector (ENB-Coder Comment)
Dec. 6, 2017, 5 p.m.
Countries: Chile
Variables: ERBG-DATA-5

According to Table 5, about 83% of economically active women are employed by the services sector, about 11% are employed by the industry sector, and about 6% are employed by the agriculture sector (ENB-Coder Comment)
Dec. 6, 2017, 5 p.m.
Countries: South Africa
Variables: ERBG-DATA-5

According to Figure 5, about 68% of economically active women were employed by the agriculture sector, about 2% by the industry sector, and about 30% by the services sector (ENB-Coder Comment)
Dec. 6, 2017, 5 p.m.
Countries: France
Variables: ERBG-DATA-5

According to Figure 5, about 2% of economically active women are employed by the agriculture sector, about 11% by the industry sector, and about 87% by the services sector (ENB-Coder Comment)
Dec. 6, 2017, 5 p.m.
Countries: Egypt
Variables: ERBG-DATA-5

According to Figure 5, about 46% of economically active women are employed by the agriculture sector, about 6% by the industry sector, and about 48% by the services sector (ENB-Coder Comment)
Dec. 6, 2017, 5 p.m.
Countries: Kazakhstan
Variables: ERBG-DATA-5

According to Figure 5, about 32% of economically active women are employed by the agricultural sector, about 29% by the industry sector, and about 37% by the services sector (ENB-Coder Comment)