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Gender, Work and Social Protection

Course Details:
Course Title Gender, Work and Social Protection
Course Aim The programme endeavors to enlighten the participants about the inequalities prevalent in the world of work and the challenges faced by women in the labour market. It would enable the participants in developing an understanding about the linkages between gender, work and social protection. The programme also aims at addressing larger questions of women’s empowerment and agency by effective designing of the social protection mechanisms in order to prevent gender based deprivation and ensure social protection through a rights based approach.
Course Objective
  • To develop a conceptual understanding about gender, work and social protection.
  • To sensitize the participants about the development issues related to differential access of men and women to employment, education, skill training, health provisions etc and to enhance their capacity to understand and analyze gender dimensions in policy and planning.
  • To understand the gendered life cycle risks and nature of vulnerabilities among women across social groups.
  • To  address  the  issues  of  women’s  unpaid  work  care  work  and  other  domestic responsibilities in informing polices on social protection.
  • To understand the different social protection programmes/schemes and good practices that promote employment both at national and international levels
  • To  enable  the  participants  to  develop  an  understanding  about  the  role  of  social protection in ensuring gender equality and agency building of women through a rights-based approach.
Course Profile Gender, work, social protection, rights based strategies on social protection
Methodology Lectures, class room discussions, experience sharing
Participation Level Government Officials, Union Leaders from Central Trade Unions and civil society representatives from North Eastern Region
Faculty Besides the VVGNLI faculty, experts in the field will be invited to deliver sessions.
Date From 08-08-2016 to 12-08-2016
Training Details Domestic Training Programmes
Venue V.V. Giri National Labour Institute, NOIDA
Course Director Dr. Ellina Samantroy Jena