131 RC32 Round Table: Women, welfare & economic (re)structuring

Wednesday, August 1, 2012: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM
OB SUM (Faculty of Economics)
RC32 Women in Society

Language: English
Session Organizer:
Vappu TYYSKA, Ryerson University, Canada
The challenges and constraints of rural women informal economic activities in Ogun State, Nigeria (Oral Presentation)
Olabisi YUSUFF, Lagos State University, Nigeria

Surviving poverty and workfare: Lone mothers' families survival strategies under conditions of extreme social insecurity (Oral Presentation)
Sara HELMAN, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel; Ofira BEN SHLOMO, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

Women autonomy and social policy: Community, religion and new welfare programs at São Paulo, Brazil (Oral Presentation)
Yumi GARCIA DOS SANTOS, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil

Addressing the impact of globalization, poverty and women's labor force participation: Three case studies (Oral Presentation)
Bahira Sherif TRASK, University of Delaware, USA; Megan BAROLET-FOGARTY, University of Delaware, USA