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Document ID (ISN)109481
CIS number 09-358
ISSN - Serial title 0788-4877 - African Newsletter on Occupational Health and Safety
Year 2008
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Neira M., Ngowi A.V.F., Bello B., Wilson K., Kielkowski D., Vekinis D., Kiwekete H.M., El Tehewy M., Habil I., Samy N., Lehtinen S., Kortum E., Leka S., Dartey E., Bye S.
Title Women and work
Bibliographic information Dec. 2008, Vol.18, No.3, p.47-63 (whole issue). Illus. Bibl.ref.
Internet access http://www.ttl.fi/NR/rdonlyres/8B806ABE-2922-428C-BEE7-2D3E66D9B0BD/0/Africannewsletter308.pdf [in English]
Abstract Contents of this full issue on women at work and other occupational safety and health issues of relevance to African countries: women's work in agriculture in Tanzania; reproductive health and work life in South Africa; women and psychological hazards they face at work, and the plight of immigrant female domestic workers of African origin; baseline survey for developing a chemical safety programme in a hospital in Egypt; East African regional programme on occupational safety and health; developing a European framework for psychosocial risk management with a view to global application; extreme exposure to airborne lead in small industrial enterprises in Ghana; implementing the WHO Global Plan of Action on workers' health.
Descriptors (primary) Africa; ILO; developing countries; women; WHO
Descriptors (secondary) informal sector; small enterprises; Egypt; Ghana; Tanzania, United Republic of; South Africa; domestic and related helpers, cleaners; psychology and sociology; conditions of work; exposure evaluation; hospitals; migrant workers; agriculture; lead and compounds
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceEgypt; Finland; United Kingdom; Ghana; Netherlands; Norway; Tanzania, United Republic of; WHO; South Africa
Subject(s) Generalities
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Domestic workers
OSH in developing countries