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Choice, not control: Why limiting the fertility of poor populations will not solve the climate crisis
A. Otzelberger / CARE International, 2014
This discussion paper argues that strengthening women’s and girls’ reproductive rights is vital for equitable development and must be a priority, regardless of a country’s population growth and carbon footprint. ...
In Search of Climate Justice: Refuting Dubious Linkages, Affirming Rights
2009
This issue of ‘ARROWs For Change’ contains a number of articles related to gender and climate change. ‘Closer attention: In Search of Climate Justice: Refuting Dubious Linkages, Affirming Rights’ argues that...
Gender discrimination among older women in India: main report
Agewell Foundation, 2015
Older women have more critical problems than older men. Due to social and traditional family structure they are forced to live with many limitations. Hence they find themselves marginalized and isolated all the time. As women live lon...
Gender discrimination among older women in India: special report on Uttar Pradesh
Agewell Foundation, 2015
Older women have more critical problems than older men in Uttar Pradesh. Due to social and traditional family structure they are forced to live with many limitations. Hence they find themselves marginalized and isolated all the time. ...
The prospects and politics of social protection reform in Zambia
M.K. Kuss / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2015
In Zambia, the general election in 2011 produced a major political change when the Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD), which had been in office for two decades, was defeated by the Patriotic Front (PF). The PF promised Zambians &...
Making youth employment policies work
B. Munga; E. Onsomu / Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis, 2015
Government policy and public investment in Kenya has focused disproportionately on formal private sector development and on education that is geared to urban wage employment as a solution to youth unemployment. A closer look at the fi...
Helpdesk Report: Non communicable diseases
L. Bolton / Department for International Development, UK, 2011
This report includes sections on: Burden: This section includes cancer, diabetes and cardiovascular disease and the evolution of NCDs in developing countries; in 1990 they caused 47% of all deaths, 56% in 2000 and it is...
Macroeconomic effects of pension reforms in the context of ageing populations: overlapping generations model simulations for Tunisia
T.A. Abdessalem; H.C. Cherni / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2011
The sustainability of pay as you go (PAYG) pension systems has become a major concern for governments subsequent to the deterioration of their financial situation. Using a special model, this paper examines the issues of balancing Tun...
LGUs need strong national leadership in population management
A.C. Orbeta, Jr. / Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2004
Can local government units (LGUs) succeed in managing their own population? As a consequence of the expressed national policy of having LGUs push for their own population management programs, LGUs have responded in different ways that...
Population growth and economic development: empirical evidence from the Philippines
F. Furuoka / Philippine Journal of Development, 2010
In recent decades, new forms of the Malthusian idea of limited food supply and scarce resources have surfaced. The notion of “peak oil” in the 1970s and warnings of an impending food crisis have generated intense debates a...
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Choice, not control: Why limiting the fertility of poor populations will not solve the climate crisis
A. Otzelberger / CARE International, 2014
This discussion paper argues that strengthening women’s and girls’ reproductive rights is vital for equitable development and must be a priority, regardless of a country’s population growth and carbon footprint. ...
In Search of Climate Justice: Refuting Dubious Linkages, Affirming Rights
2009
This issue of ‘ARROWs For Change’ contains a number of articles related to gender and climate change. ‘Closer attention: In Search of Climate Justice: Refuting Dubious Linkages, Affirming Rights’ argues that...
Gender discrimination among older women in India: main report
Agewell Foundation, 2015
Older women have more critical problems than older men. Due to social and traditional family structure they are forced to live with many limitations. Hence they find themselves marginalized and isolated all the time. As women live lon...
Gender discrimination among older women in India: special report on Uttar Pradesh
Agewell Foundation, 2015
Older women have more critical problems than older men in Uttar Pradesh. Due to social and traditional family structure they are forced to live with many limitations. Hence they find themselves marginalized and isolated all the time. ...
The prospects and politics of social protection reform in Zambia
M.K. Kuss / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2015
In Zambia, the general election in 2011 produced a major political change when the Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD), which had been in office for two decades, was defeated by the Patriotic Front (PF). The PF promised Zambians &...
Making youth employment policies work
B. Munga; E. Onsomu / Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis, 2015
Government policy and public investment in Kenya has focused disproportionately on formal private sector development and on education that is geared to urban wage employment as a solution to youth unemployment. A closer look at the fi...
Helpdesk Report: Non communicable diseases
L. Bolton / Department for International Development, UK, 2011
This report includes sections on: Burden: This section includes cancer, diabetes and cardiovascular disease and the evolution of NCDs in developing countries; in 1990 they caused 47% of all deaths, 56% in 2000 and it is...
Macroeconomic effects of pension reforms in the context of ageing populations: overlapping generations model simulations for Tunisia
T.A. Abdessalem; H.C. Cherni / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2011
The sustainability of pay as you go (PAYG) pension systems has become a major concern for governments subsequent to the deterioration of their financial situation. Using a special model, this paper examines the issues of balancing Tun...
LGUs need strong national leadership in population management
A.C. Orbeta, Jr. / Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2004
Can local government units (LGUs) succeed in managing their own population? As a consequence of the expressed national policy of having LGUs push for their own population management programs, LGUs have responded in different ways that...
Population growth and economic development: empirical evidence from the Philippines
F. Furuoka / Philippine Journal of Development, 2010
In recent decades, new forms of the Malthusian idea of limited food supply and scarce resources have surfaced. The notion of “peak oil” in the 1970s and warnings of an impending food crisis have generated intense debates a...
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China Institute of International Studies (CIIS)
China Institute of International Studies (CIIS) is the think tank of China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs. It conducts research and analysis on a wide range of foreign policy issues.
ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR)
Based at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) with nodes at the Australian National University (ANU) and The University of Sydney, CEPAR produces research on population ageing. The ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR) is a collaboration bringing together academia, government and industry to address one of the major social challenges of the twenty first century.
Grandmothers Advocacy Network (GRAN)
The Grandmothers Advocacy Network (GRAN) is composed of volunteer grandmothers and grand-others from across Canada. It acts as a Canadian voice for Africa’s sub-Saharan grandmothers who are caring for AIDS-orphaned children, and works for changes in Canadian policies to improve their quality of life.
Open-ended Working Group on Ageing, United Nations (UN OEWGA)
The Open-Ended Working Group on Ageing was established by the United Nations' General Assembly in 2010. The working group will consider the existing international framework of the human rights of older persons and identify possible gaps and how best to address them, including by considering, as appropriate, the feasibility of further instruments and measures.
Global Alliance for the Rights of Older People
The Global Alliance aims to reach out to older people in all regions of the world to ensure their voices are heard by UN member states nationally, regionally, through UN institutions, UN Commissions and the UN General Assembly. The Global Alliance for the Rights of Older People supports the creation of international and regional human rights instruments as powerful tools for strengtheni...
Social Protection Floor (SPF)
A Social Protection Floor (SPF) is the first level of a comprehensive national social protection system. It is comprised of: universal access to essential services (such as health, education, housing, water and sanitation and other services, as nationally defined) social transfers in cash or in kind, to ensure income security, food security, adequate nutrition...
The Journal of Aging in Emerging Economies (JAEE)
(JAEE) is an online, peer-refereed forum for increasing understanding of human aging and for improving the services provided to later-life adults. It is the only journal that deals specifically with ageing issues in emerging economies. The JAEE offers a platform for high quality research on ageing. JAEE is published online biannually in January and July by the Department of Sociology at Kent State...
Journal of Aging Research
Peer-reviewed, open access journal that publishes original research articles, review articles, and clinical studies related to all aspects of ageing.
Ministry of Development Planning and Cooperation, Government of Malawi
The Ministry of Development Planning and Cooperation is Malawi Government's main planning agency responsible for national economic and development planning, and monitoring and evaluation of socio-economic issues in the country. Its main mandate is to provide professional advice and technical support to Government and the public on economic and social policy development and management so as to achi...
University of Western Australia
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