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Watch Christine Bigler, Bounseng Khammounty and Sony KC and discuss the goals of a course about gender and labour market in developing countries.
The Swiss Programme for Research and Global Issues for Development (r4d programme) is the catalyst for this course. It addresses global problems such as gender-biased labour markets.

All three educators are members of the Swiss Programme for Research on Global Issues for Development, the r4d programme. In this video, they introduce the programme and explain their own research interests. They then summarise the goals of this course.

As Christine Bigler, Bounseng Khammounty and Sony KC are experts in their field, you might want to follow them. You will then see when they comment or explain something to a peer.

Do not hesitate to have discussions with your peers in the comment section. These courses benefit from your participation and exchange. Please feel free to introduce yourself and share the reasons for your interest in this course.

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Gender and Labour in the Global South

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