Introduction & Training Module 1: Understanding Gender and Employment Relations

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Carol Wills, Elaine Jones
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  • Title: Introduction & Training Module 1: Understanding Gender and Employment Relations
  • Resource Title: Introduction & Training Module 1: Understanding Gender and Employment Relations

This is the first in a series of seven training modules titled Developing Leadership and Business Skills for Informal Women Workers in Fair Trade.

Introduction & Training Module 1: Understanding Gender and Employment Relations

This module focuses on the impact of gender roles on informal work, and has four main objectives:

  • To create understanding and awareness of gender and gender roles and to make women’s paid and unpaid work visible.
  • To create understanding and awareness of the informal economy and the challenges and risks facing informal women workers.
  • To raise awareness and understanding of the need to do more to eliminate gender inequality.
  • To raise awareness of the meaning of economic empowerment and how women may empower themselves to increase their incomes, reduce the risks they face, and improve their well-being.

Complete list of modules:

  1. Introduction & Training Module 1: Understanding Gender and Employment Relations
  2. Training Module 2: Understanding Women's Economic and Social Contribution to Effective Poverty Reduction
  3. Training Module 3: Promoting Democratic Participation and Accountability
  4. Training Module 4: Enhancing Financial and Business Management Skills
  5. Training Module 5: Understanding the Market
  6. Training Module 6: Quality Management Systems
  7. Training Module 7: Improving Innovation and Production Techniques
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