Current Concerns, A.Sahaya & S. Kaistha (eds.); (2010, The Women Press, Delhi)
There is a definite need to comprehend the complexities of the social fabric that has been redefined by the shifting staus of women. This publication attempts to provide an overview of the immensity of research and practice that comprise the world of women’s work and health, acknowledging above all else, the milestones that dot this complex journey. These selected readings have been chosen from a plethora of 400 papers that were presented at the IV International Congress on Women Work and Health in Delhi in 2005. They contain the essence of the proceedings, and form an integral part of the continuum of studies, research and analysis done in the field of women’s work and health, ranging from reproductive health to chemical exposition, gender constructs to kitchen ergonomic, new age technology to globalisation and of course touching on our deepest concerns regarding gender inequality and its manifestations. These papers aim at promoting women’s health and safety at work, indication a possible roadmap for researchers, practitioners, activities and policy makers work in the field of women, work and health.
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