The gender impact of the global meltdown: 7 new papers and a video

Gender Perspectives on the Global Economic Crisis kicks off with an overview of the issues, and the findings of research from this and previous crises   Women Paying the Price: The impact of the global financial crisis on women in Southeast Asia summarizes the regional lessons The original paper from March 2009 that set things in motion, Paying the Price for the Economic Crisis   Then we get down to the national level The Real Story Behind the Numbers: The impacts of the global economic crisis 2008–2009 on Indonesia’s women workers Feminised Recession: The impact of the global financial crisis on women workers in the Philippines Triple Burden: The impact of the financial crisis on women in Thailand Beyond the Crisis: The impact of the financial crisis on women in Vietnam  More Vulnerable: The impact of the economic downturn on women in Cambodia And finally, the East Asia team has produced this short (6 minute) video of vox pops with Asian women that puts a human face on the issues discussed in the papers ]]>

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One Response to “The gender impact of the global meltdown: 7 new papers and a video”
  1. Helen L

    In December 2009 a group based in Thailand called Committee for Asian Women organised a two day summit for over one hundred Asian women workers on the impact of the financial crisis on their lives. From what I can see the outomces of the proceedings haven’t been published yet, but are sure to be an interesting read:
    http://www.womenworkerssummit.org/
    Committe for Asian Women itself is a regional network of 46 women workers member groups, and an excellent resource:
    http://www.cawinfo.org/

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