Description

Co-hosted by ADB's East Asia Regional Department and Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department, International Labor Organization (ILO), and Beijing Normal University, the workshop will share the findings of the Technical Note on Gender, Migration, and Labor Market (to be published in January 2017), which aims to show trends in women's employment in the context of various transitions and migration.

Objectives

The workshop supports the aims of the study:

  • to identify critical labor market constraints for women, emerging labor market issues, and critical statistical data gaps; 
  • with a set of conclusions and recommendations, to foster gender responsive policy approaches

Target participants

By invitation only. If you would like to attend, please contact Laarni Zapanta-Tuazon, [email protected] no later than 11 November 2016.

Resource speakers

  • Xu Yuebin, School of Social Development and Public Policy, Beijing Normal University (BNU)
  • Tim De Meyer, Country Director, ILO Office for China and Mongolia
  • Fiona MacPhail, International Consultant, ADB and Professor of Economics, University of Northern British Columbia
  • Joni Simpson, Senior Gender, Equality & Non Discrimination Specialist, ILO–Bangkok
  • Makiko Matsumoto, Employment Specialist, ILO–Bangkok
  • Chen Tingting, Program Officer, Women’s Empowerment, The Asia Foundation, Beijing
  • Ming Tian, Professor, Director of Institute of Migration and Urbanization, School of Social Development and Public Policy, Beijing Normal University
  • Yao Kun, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences on behalf of the Migrant Women’s Club
  • Suowei Xiao, Associate Professor, School of Social Development and Public Policy, BNU
  • Zheng Zhenzhen, Professor, Institute of Population and Labor Economics, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
  • Li Shi, Professor of Economics, School of Economics and Business, BNU
  • Wan Tianyi, Senior Editor, Capital University of Economics and Business
  • Xiao-Yuan Dong, Professor, University of Winnipeg
  • Jiantuo Yu, Director, Research Department I, China Development Research Foundation

Presentation materials

See presentation materials from this event on ADB Knowledge Events.

Event Contact

  • P. Imrana Jalal Senior Social Development Specialist (Gender and Development) Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department Asian Development Bank +632 683-1713 +632 636-2200 E-mail contact form
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