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Inequality, poverty among Nigeria women and youth and the challenges of inclusive growth in post-2015 Millenium Development Goals
E. M. Alao / International Journal of Development and Sustainability 2015
Economic growth is the primary driver of poverty reduction. Yet in Nigeria, despite a decade of significant growth and bountiful natural resources, 67% of the population were estimated to live in abject poverty in 2011, while wealth i...
‘Leave no one behind’: gender, sexuality and the Sustainable Development Goals
E. Mills / Institute of Development Studies UK 2015
In 2015, as the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) come to an end, a new generation of world leaders, government officials, donors and civil society organisations, have joined forces to articulate their vision for a future where all ...
Summary assessment of progress towards the Millennium Development Goals in Grenada
M. Williams / United Nations Development Programme 2010
This assessment of progress towards the MDGs in Grenada is meant to provide information on country  progress on  MDG  achievement.  The  consultant was  required  to work  closely  with&nbs...
Systematically excluded: young women’s experiences of accessing the child support grant in South Africa
A. Gibbs; L. Washington; N.J. Shai; Y. Sikweyiya; N. Mbatha 2014
Research suggests that younger women who care for children are less likely than other caregivers to access the Child Support Grant (CSG), yet few studies in South Africa explore barriers to accessing the CSG.  This brief p...
Challenges and achievements in the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals for women and girls: 2014 Commission on the Status of Women Agreed Conclusions
commission on the status of women / UN Women 2014
The 58th session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW58) in 2014 reached a momentous global consensus on actions needed to accelerate the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) for women and gir...
Policy brief on gender equity and empowerment towards achieving the MDGs
In reaction to various international conventions and covenants on women’s equality, including the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), Nigerian governments have undertaken legislative and administrative reforms to address multip...
AWID reflections on the United Nations Secretary General Report “A Life of Dignity for All”
Association for Women's Rights in Development 2013
What steps will advance the development agenda post-2015? AWID presents this analysis of the United Nations Secretary General (SG) Report “A Life of Dignity For All” in order to contribute to debates from a feminist and huma...
The power of numbers: a critical review of Millennium Development Goal targets for human development and human rights
S. Fukuda-Parra; A. E. Yaminb; J. Greenstein / Taylor and Francis Group 2014
The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) were heralded as opening a new chapter in international development, and have led to the use of global goals and target-setting as a central instrument defining the international development age...
The Millennium Development Goals Report 2014
UN 2014
Fourteen years ago, the Millennium Declaration articulated a bold vision and established concrete targets for improving the existence of many and for saving the lives of those threatened by disease and hunger. There has been important...
African Women and Girls – Their say on their world post-2015
Agency for Co-operation and Research in Development 2014
The Agency for Cooperation and Research in Development (ACORD), has released a landmark publication that details the voices of African women and girls in the post Millennium Development Goals discussion. African women and girls at the...
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