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Disease outbreaks affect women and men differently, and pandemics make existing inequalities for women and girls and discrimination of other marginalized groups such as persons with disabilities and those in extreme poverty, worse. This needs to be considered, given the different impacts surrounding detection and access to treatment for women and men. [...]
This new policy brief from UNECE (United Nations Economic Commission for Europe) discusses the need for countries in the region to address the potential disadvantages women may face due to population ageing. Gender- and age-responsive reforms must consider the multiple dimensions of gender inequality manifest in ageing societies. [...]
How can organisations ease work limitations of older workers suffering from chronic health conditions?
Vanajan and colleagues used data from the Netherlands to compare the associations between three flexible work arrangements and severe health-related work limitations among older workers. Working time flexibility was associated with fewer health-related work limitations, while work place flexibility and phased retirement were not. [...]
The theme of the Wittgenstein Centre's 2020 Conference is “Demographic Aspects of the COVID-19 Pandemic and its Consequences”. Submissions to the Call for Papers are welcome until 31 July. [...]
The theme of the Wittgenstein Centre's 2020 Conference is “Demographic Aspects of the COVID-19 Pandemic and its Consequences”. [...]
With the outbreak of the COVID-19, demographers around the world have immediately gotten to work studying its trajectories and consequences. [...]
How's Life? is the OECD's statistical report released every two to three years that documents a wide range of well-being outcomes and how they vary over time, between population groups, and across countries. It charts whether life is getting better for people in 37 OECD countries and 4 partner countries, and presents the latest evidence from an updated set of over 80 well-being indicators. [...]
This is the fourth edition of the Demographic Portrait of Hungary – the Hungarian Demographic Research Institute's three-yearly comprehensive report on the population changes in the country. This volume serves the same purpose as previous editions: to present scientifically grounded information and trends in a brief and concise manner, using figures and tables that will assist professionals and ’laymen’ alike. The report is now available in English. [...]
The WELLMIG Final Conference focuses on theoretical issues related to migration and care labor in Europe, empirical research with healthcare workers, recruiting agencies, and patients, as well as policy analyses and debates related to migration of healthcare workers. It will take place October 28-30, 2020 in Oslo, Norway. [...]
The demographic structure of the European Union (EU) and its development are of huge consequence for the EU and its citizens in a host of areas. This yearly European Parliament report highlights EU population trends and evolution, with an "in-focus" section looking at the relationship between food and nutrition and demographic changes.  [...]

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