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The role of Time-Use Surveys in advancing work statistics and their use to support care policies

Photo: UN Women/Pathumporn Thongking
Photo: UN Women/Pathumporn Thongking

Wednesday, 03 November 2021  |  08:00 am – 09:30 am (ET)

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UN Women and the ILO are organizing a joint technical webinar to support filling gender data gaps and share knowledge on the latest international statistical standards guiding the measurement of unpaid domestic and care work. Equally important, the webinar will also provide illustrations of time-use surveys conducted both prior and during COVID-19 and will showcase how results can inform national policies.

TOPICS AND SPEAKERS

Part I. The role of Time-Use Surveys in advancing women’s work statistics: concepts and applications
Moderator: Cecilia Tinonin, Statistics Specialist, UN Women

Latest international statistical standards on forms of work and 19th ICLS
Elisa M. Benes, Senior Statistician, ILO Department of Statistics

Georgia: Conducting a stand-alone time-use survey during COVID-19
Vasil Tsakadze, Head of Social Statistics Department, National Statistics Office of Georgia (GEOSTAT)

Uganda: Implementation of time-use survey for the first time  
Danstan Aguta, Senior Statistician, Uganda Bureau of Statistics

Senegal: Introducing time-use measurement into the national statistical system: 
challenges and opportunities
Mahmouth Diouf, Statistics Specialist, UN Women Senegal and National Agency of Statistics and Demography of Senegal (ANSD)

Part II. Using time-use surveys and other sources to advance care policies: applications
Moderator: Emanuela Pozzan, Senior Specialist, Gender, Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Branch, ILO

Colombia: Transforming time-use data to a national care policy
Juan Daniel Oviedo, Chief Statistician, National Statistics Office of Colombia–DANE

Bangladesh: Time-use survey to inform the development of a satellite account
Md. Mashud Alam, Director, Demography and Health Wing, Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics 

Informing a gender responsive COVID-19 recovery through Rapid Gender Assessment Surveys
Jessamyn Encarnacion, Inter-Regional Advisor on Gender Statistics, UN Women
 

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