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Holding Up Half the Sky? Exploring the Links Between Reproductive Health Access and Women’s Labor Market Participation

The Philippines was one of the first countries in Asia to ratify several international agreements, including the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) and other international standards associated with the fundamental principles and rights at work such as the Equal Remuneration Convention (C100) and the Discrimination Convention (C111), among others. It has also passed gender-sensitive legislation,…

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Digital Jobs in the Barrio: Leveraging IT-BPO for Inclusive Development through Impact Sourcing

Technology proves to be a vital tool for development across the world. Recent technological advancements and innovations have actually offered a strong potential to accelerate economic growth and advance social progress, especially in developing regions and countries. More remarkably, technology has given rise to digital economies where means of production and standards of living are increasingly being transformed, owing to the expansive role…


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