ERIC Number: ED309267
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: N/A
Diversification of Women's Employment and Training. ILO/Japan Tripartite Seminar Report (Tokyo, Japan, December 8-12, 1986).
International Labour Office, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific.
This report presents the work of a seminar that focused attention on the occupational segregation of men and women in developing nations in Asia. Chapters I and II give a summary of the seminar proceedings and the full text of its findings. Chapter III is devoted to five resource papers: "Diversification of Women's Occupations: A Regional Overview" (A. G. Mitchell); "Employment Diversification of Women in Asian Countries" (A. V. Jose); "Family Related Responsibilities of Women Workers and the Diversification of Training and Employment" (I. Wyngaarde-Mahajan); "The Diversification of Women's Training in Asia" (S. Vleer, S. Khan); and "Diversification of Women's Training and Employment: Experience from Selected Industrialized Countries" (G. Goodale). Detailed case studies carried out by researchers in selected countries are summarized in Chapter IV. The countries are India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Thailand. Chapter V contains summaries of country reports of the government participants--Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Thailand. Chapters VI and VII present summaries of papers by workers' representatives for the countries of Japan, Malaysia, and the Philippines and by employers' representatives from India, Japan, and the Philippines. Appendices contain opening addresses of four speakers at the seminar. (YLB)
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Employed Women, Employment Opportunities, Equal Education, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Females, Nontraditional Occupations, Occupational Segregation, Sex Fairness
ILO Publications, International Labour Office, CH-1211, Geneva 22, Switzerland.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Labour Office, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific.
Identifiers - Location: Asia