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- DocumentEconomic Research Forum, Egypt, 2013Egypt has gone through a period of dramatic, albeit slow, economic reform and trade liberalisation process, with average tariff rates being reduced by more than 50% over a period of 15 years. This study investigates the extent of gender discrimination in the Egyptian manufacturing sector, and the impact of trade reform on the gender wage gap and on female employment.DocumentUN, 2014Fourteen 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 progress across all goals, with some targets already having been met well ahead of the 2015 deadline.Document
Poverty and social impact analysis of stipend program for secondary school girls of Khyber PakhtunkhwaSustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 2012This study was initiated to carry out poverty and social impact analysis of the project titled: Stipend Program for Secondary School Girls of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The study mainly has the following key objectives to deal with:DocumentEconomic Research Forum, Egypt, 2014This study aims to produce empirical evidence on the impact of over-and underemployment on the life satisfaction of Turkish employees with a primary interest in female workers.DocumentChr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2014Gender equality and women’s rights is a key priority for Norway’s foreign and development policy in general and in Afghanistan in particular. Gender considerations are included in most of Norway’s development cooperation in the country but the substance and scale of it varies from agreement to agreement and from the different channels of funding.Document
Afghan values or women’s rights? gendered narratives about continuity and change in urban AfghanistanCollective for Social Science Research, Karachi, Pakistan, 2011There is considerable debate about the extent to which gender equality and womens’ rights are universal values. This debate has been particularly heated in Afghanistan where the violation of women’s rights by the Taliban regime was one justification used by the US and its allies for their invasion of the country.DocumentWorld Economic Forum, 2014In this year’s Global Gender Gap Report 2014, the World Economic Forum quantifies the magnitude of gender-based disparities and tracks their progress over time. The Global Gender Gap Index presented in the report seeks to measure the relative gaps between women and men across four key areas: health, education, economy and politics.DocumentAsian Development Bank, 2014Indonesia has been experiencing impressive economic growth and rapid urbanisation in recent years. However, urbanisation could affect income inequality through people’s movement from rural to urban areas.DocumentHealth and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2012Sub-Saharan Africa lags behind other regions in terms of fertility change and the period of declining dependency ratios lies largely in the future. This paper considers what is needed for Africa to convert favourable demographic change into a major economic opportunity.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2013Inclusive growth is one of the most popular topics nowadays in economic and development discourses about the Philippines partly because it remains an elusive goal for the country. One of the primary reasons for the non-inclusivity of economic growth and thus the persistence of poverty in the Philippines is the lack of productive employment.