MEASURING LABOUR FORCE PARTICIPATION OF WOMEN. (UGANDA’S EXPERIENCE) BEN PAUL MUNGYEREZA (NSO) AND RICHARD NDIKURYAYO (GENDER MINISTRY) Global Forum On Gender Statistics Accra, Ghana, January 26–28, 2009. Presentation Outline. Why measure women participation Data sources
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BEN PAUL MUNGYEREZA (NSO)
RICHARD NDIKURYAYO (GENDER MINISTRY)
Global Forum On Gender Statistics Accra, Ghana, January 26–28, 2009
Why measure women participation
Collaboration to improve measurement
Selected Labour Market Indicators
Preliminary findings of the Gender and Productivity Survey
Efforts to build gender statistics in Uganda
Purpose: To provide information
We want to know:
The status of women participation?
We want to monitor:
If there are changes in labour force participation of women
Use information to improve policy and plans.
Definition: Economically active population in segment 14 to 64 years
Approx. 9.8 million (2003)
Slight male/female difference.
Women dominate in unpaid family workers
Efforts to improve measurement of women’s work
Institutional efforts …