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The challenges of climate change: children on the front line
UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre, 2014
This report seeks to broaden and deepen understanding of child rights dimensions in the climate change discourse. The report argues that due to the accelerating global threats to children there is an urgent need to incorporate ...
Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment: Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
R. Kiele; A. Mageto; G. Numbasa; G. Miria / United Nations Human Settlements Programme, 2014
This report assesses the vulnerability to climate change of Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. It argues that cities must be at the centre of efforts to address the challenge of climate change, both to mitigate its causes and to a...
Gender Budgeting as a Tool for Poverty Reduction: Concepts, Practices and Capacity Implications
African Capacity Building Foundation, 2009
What is gender budgeting and how is it relevant to Africa? This publication provides a wealth of information on gender-budgeting practices in Africa. It begins with an overview of some conceptual perspectives on gender budgetin...
Making All Voices Count (MAVC)
Making All Voices Count is a global initiative that supports innovation, scaling, and research to deepen existing innovations and help harness new technologies to enable citizen engagement and government responsiveness. This Grand Challenge focuses global attention on creative and cutting-edge solutions, including those that use mobile and web technology, to ensure the voices of all cit...
Urban development: structured learning guide
P. Sturgess; W. Acker / Evidence on Demand, 2014
The purpose of this booklet is to support advisers in DFID to strengthen their knowledge of urban development themes by providing signposts to quality assured references, grey literature and other useful learning materials. This struc...
Securing land rights in rural communities of Nigeria: policy approach to the problem of gender inequality
J. Chukwuemeka Madu 2013
In Africa, the pursuit of gender equality in inheritance rights remains one of the most difficult challenges due to its entrenched patriarchal characteristics. This is also the case in the rural communities of South-Eastern Nigeria. T...
Changing status of women and the phenomenon trafficking of women for transactional sex in Nigeria: a qualitative analysis
C. A. Osezua 2013
This paper examines the changing status of Bini women occasioned by the upsurge and endemic nature of the trafficking of women for the purpose of transactional sex. It engaged ethnographic methods of data collection with the use of fa...
Poverty and gender inequality in asset ownership among households in Southern Nigeria
G. E. Edet; N. A. A. Etim 2014
This study concerns gender inequality in the ownership of certain assets among households in Southern Nigeria. With the aid of a structured questionnaire, data were obtained from 60 households using the multistage sampling technique. ...
Social protection for the elderly as a development strategy: a case study of Kenya’s old persons cash transfer programme
P. Mathiu; E. Kangai Mathiu 2010
Kenya has made progressive investments in social protection for the ageing, providing lessons and existing opportunities for similar programmes. In Kenya, there has been a paradigm shift from universal social protection schemes target...
Directions in development: understanding changes in poverty
World Bank, 2014
This report brings together different methods to decompose the contributions to poverty reduction. A simple approach quantifies the contribution of changes in demographics, employment, earnings, public transfers, and remittances to po...
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The challenges of climate change: children on the front line
UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre, 2014
This report seeks to broaden and deepen understanding of child rights dimensions in the climate change discourse. The report argues that due to the accelerating global threats to children there is an urgent need to incorporate ...
Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment: Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
R. Kiele; A. Mageto; G. Numbasa; G. Miria / United Nations Human Settlements Programme, 2014
This report assesses the vulnerability to climate change of Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. It argues that cities must be at the centre of efforts to address the challenge of climate change, both to mitigate its causes and to a...
Gender Budgeting as a Tool for Poverty Reduction: Concepts, Practices and Capacity Implications
African Capacity Building Foundation, 2009
What is gender budgeting and how is it relevant to Africa? This publication provides a wealth of information on gender-budgeting practices in Africa. It begins with an overview of some conceptual perspectives on gender budgetin...
Urban development: structured learning guide
P. Sturgess; W. Acker / Evidence on Demand, 2014
The purpose of this booklet is to support advisers in DFID to strengthen their knowledge of urban development themes by providing signposts to quality assured references, grey literature and other useful learning materials. This struc...
Securing land rights in rural communities of Nigeria: policy approach to the problem of gender inequality
J. Chukwuemeka Madu 2013
In Africa, the pursuit of gender equality in inheritance rights remains one of the most difficult challenges due to its entrenched patriarchal characteristics. This is also the case in the rural communities of South-Eastern Nigeria. T...
Changing status of women and the phenomenon trafficking of women for transactional sex in Nigeria: a qualitative analysis
C. A. Osezua 2013
This paper examines the changing status of Bini women occasioned by the upsurge and endemic nature of the trafficking of women for the purpose of transactional sex. It engaged ethnographic methods of data collection with the use of fa...
Poverty and gender inequality in asset ownership among households in Southern Nigeria
G. E. Edet; N. A. A. Etim 2014
This study concerns gender inequality in the ownership of certain assets among households in Southern Nigeria. With the aid of a structured questionnaire, data were obtained from 60 households using the multistage sampling technique. ...
Social protection for the elderly as a development strategy: a case study of Kenya’s old persons cash transfer programme
P. Mathiu; E. Kangai Mathiu 2010
Kenya has made progressive investments in social protection for the ageing, providing lessons and existing opportunities for similar programmes. In Kenya, there has been a paradigm shift from universal social protection schemes target...
Directions in development: understanding changes in poverty
World Bank, 2014
This report brings together different methods to decompose the contributions to poverty reduction. A simple approach quantifies the contribution of changes in demographics, employment, earnings, public transfers, and remittances to po...
World social protection report 2014/15: building economic recovery, inclusive development and social justice
International Labour Organization, 2014
Social protection policies play a critical role in realising the human right to social security for all, reducing poverty and inequality, and supporting inclusive growth – by boosting human capital and productivity, su...
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