Write up about the Conference
The Symposium was attended by professors from various Universities. The papers presented focused on the key issues confronted by women who are either formally or informally employed. The symposium served as a venue to discuss and assess the situation of working women in the Pacific region and beyond. It also served as venue to foster collaborative pursuits among the participants from different Universities and organizations.
Feedback on paper presented
- Considering the number of domestic workers in the country, it is high time that they be accorded with social protection.
- The paper deals with a very important issue among women at work.
- Paper is very relevant.
- Good research undertaking
Future directions of research presented
The paper is being considered for publication in the Labor and Industry Special Issue.
Potential foreign collaborators
Auckland University of Technology; Massey University
Other important contacts and insights
Association of Industrial Relations Academics of Australia and New Zealand (AIRAANZ)
Short write-up of one’s participation (to be used to feature/publicize the grantee’s participation in the conference)
The second Women, Work and Collectivism Symposium was an event sponsored by the Association of Industrial Relations Academics of Australia and New Zealand. It was a very fruitful symposium which was attended by professors from various Universities. The grantee was the one only participant from the Philippines. Only small group of paper wase considered for presentation at the Symposium and her research on The Domestic Workers Act of the Philippines: A Policy Analysis was chosen to be part of the programme.