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Global: Why We Care about Care - An online moderated course on Care Economy

Global: Why We Care about Care - An online moderated course on Care Economy

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by IDWFED published Jan 11, 2017 12:00 AM
Contributors: UN WOMEN
This course aims to provide a global perspective on care, care work, and care economy. It will enhance awareness, knowledge and understanding on the critical place care work occupies in development, while simultaneously providing skills and tools for analyzing and identifying types of interventions and policies for a fair and equal social organization of care to advance human development, gender equality and women’s empowerment.

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GLOBAL -

Why We Care About Care -
AN ONLINE MODERATED COURSE ON CARE ECONOMY

  • LOCATION: trainingcentre.unwomen.org
  • DATE: 22 May - 15 July, 2017
  • TUITION FEE:  Information upon request
  • LANGUAGE:  English and Spanish
  • DURATION:  8 weeks, approximately 6 hours per week


OBJECTIVE

This  course  aims  to  provide  a  global  perspective  on  care,  care  work,  and  care  economy.  It  will  enhance  awareness,  knowledge  and  understanding  on  the  critical place  care  work  occupies  in  development,  while  simultaneously  providing  skills  and tools  for  analyzing  and  identifying  types  of  interventions  and  policies  for  a  fair  and equal social organization of care to advance human development, gender equality and women’s empowerment.

CONTENT

The course contains seven modules:

  1. Care: Basic concepts
  2. Identifying care needs and caregiving scenarios
  3. Current features and changing trends of the social organization of care
  4. Care as part of the economy
  5. A critical case of remunerated care: Domestic employment
  6. Global care chains: Care beyond national borders
  7. Policy interventions: Towards a right to care and co-responsibility

This course will include a series of online lectures from international guest speakers.  Sexual and reproductive health and rights

AUDIENCE

All  who  want  to  gain  knowledge  and  understanding  about  care,  care  work,  and  care economy.  The  course  will  be  of  particular  benefit  for  development  practitioners, researchers,    policy    makers    and    advocates    who    are    working    on    economic empowerment, public policy, and gender equality.

APPLICATION



Source: "Why We Care about Care" Application form

Story Type: News

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