Gender Equity in Certified Chains

Gender, labour rights and the Ethical trading initiative (ETI)

Prieto-Carrَn, Marina | 2008
  • Author(s): Prieto-Carrَn, Marina
  • Publisher: Central America women's network (CAWN)
  • Pages: --
  • Keywords: gender equality, women workers, trade unions, nongovernmental organizations, standards
This paper intends to inform discussions about gender issues and labour rights in the Ethical Trading Initiative (ETI), a tri-partite alliance of companies, NGOs and trade union organizations. It examines the ETI from a gender perspective and gives examples of and recommendations for good practices.

Gender equality and business : 10 questions, 10 companies

Pyburn, Rhiannon and Verhart, Noortje | 2011
  • Author(s): Pyburn, Rhiannon and Verhart, Noortje
  • Publisher: Royal tropical institute. KIT development policy & practice
  • Pages: --
  • Keywords: social justice, international trade, cash crops, tea, gender mainstreaming, women workers, cocoa, agribusiness, gender, coffee, gender equality, women, standards, latin america
This report captures the responses of ten companies to ten questions related to gender equality and sustainability. It intends to tap into private sector thinking on gender and certified value chains and glean insights to help shape the development of the Global Standard Initiatives work.

Promising approaches to address the needs of poor female farmers

Quisumbing, Agnes R. and Pandolfelli, Lauren | cop. 2008
  • Author(s): Quisumbing, Agnes R. and Pandolfelli, Lauren
  • Publisher: International food policy research institute (IFPRI)
  • Pages: --
  • Keywords: women, gender, agribusiness, development strategies, small farms, food security, income sources, poverty, economic development, africa south of sahara, south asia
The authors discuss attempts to increase poor female farmers’ access to, and control of, productive resources, focusing on Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. They revise the literature from 1998 to 2008 that describes interventions and policy changes across several key agricultural resources.

Gender and trade : overview report

Randriamaro, Zo | 2006
  • Author(s): Randriamaro, Zo
  • Publisher: University of Sussex. Institute of development studies (IDS). BRIDGE
  • Pages: --
  • Keywords: trade policy, trade liberalization, women, gender equality, women's rights, gender mainstreaming, women workers, women's status, agribusiness, agricultural product marketing
The author notes that there is a crucial need to ensure that trade liberalisation does not undermine women’s rights and poor people’s livelihoods. An explicit recognition of women’s contribution to the economy through their productive and their unpaid reproductive work is required.

A pro-poor analysis of the artichoke value chain in Peru

Rebosio, Guillermo and Gammage, Sarah and Manfre, Cristina | 2007
  • Author(s): Rebosio, Guillermo and Gammage, Sarah and Manfre, Cristina
  • Publisher: USAID
  • Pages: --
  • Keywords: agricultural product marketing, vegetables, poverty alleviation, gender, working conditions, latin america, peru
A pro-poor and gender-sensitive analysis is used to examine the nature of production, the employment conditions, and the relationships between various actors in the artichoke value chain of Peru.

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