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    Did trade liberalization benefit female workers? Evidence on wage and employment effects from Egypt

    Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2013
    Egypt 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.
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    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 progress across all goals, with some targets already having been met well ahead of the 2015 deadline.
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    Poverty and social impact analysis of stipend program for secondary school girls of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

    Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 2012
    This 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:
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    The work-life conflict and well-being of Turkish employees

    Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2014
    This 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.
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    Working with Gender in Rural Afghanistan: Experiences from Norwegian-funded NGO projects -

    Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2014
    Gender 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.
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    Afghan values or women’s rights? gendered narratives about continuity and change in urban Afghanistan

    Collective for Social Science Research, Karachi, Pakistan, 2011
    There 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.
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    The Global Gender Gap Report 2014

    World Economic Forum, 2014
    In 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.
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    New evidence on the gender wage gap in Indonesia

    Asian Development Bank, 2014
    Indonesia 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.
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    Will Africa benefit from a demographic dividend?

    Health and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2012
    Sub-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.
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    Where are the poor employed? Profiling the working poor

    Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2013
    Inclusive 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.