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    The State of the World's Children Report 1999

    United Nations Children's Fund, 1999
    Calls for an expansion of the education revolution that is occurring throughout the world. This revolution has two standards -- access to high-quality learning and a child rights approach. The report highlights key examples both of individual schools and of entire national education systems that are putting these standards into practice.
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    Jobs listing from British Overseas NGOs for Development (BOND)

    British Overseas NGOs for Development, 1999
    Listing of current vacancies with members of BOND, UK-based developmental NGOs
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    What can we do with a Rights-Based Approach to Development?

    Overseas Development Institute, 1999
    A rights-based approach to development sets the achievement of human rights as an objective of development. It uses thinking about human rights as the scaffolding of development policy. It invokes the international apparatus of human rights accountability in support of development action.
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    Are Poverty Reduction and Other 21st Century Social Goals Attainable?

    PovertyNet, World Bank, 1998
    Assesses empirically how attainable are two of the goals set by the OECD's Development Assistance Committee for the year 2015-halving the incidence of poverty and reducing child mortality by two-thirds.Finds that the evidence is mixed. Some countries appear likely to achieve the poverty goal, while others do not.
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    Korea: a new look at the fertility transition: its impact on women

    Family Health International, 1998
    In 1962, the Government of South Korea established a national family planning policy designed to curb population growth. The two-child family became the norm, and total fertility fell from 6.0 children per woman in 1960 to 1.6 children per woman in 1990. At the same time, the country's economy prospered.
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    The Impact of Family Planning on the Lives of Egyptian Women

    Family Health International, 1998
    In Egypt, previous research on women and family planning has focused on how various aspects of women's lives, such as education and employment, predict their use of family planning.
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    The Consequences of Family Planning for Women’ s Quality of Life [in Zimbabwe]

    Family Health International, 1998
    Explores cultural constructions of quality of life in an effort to understand women’s and men’s views on how fertility, and how women’s participation or nonparticipation in activities inside and outside the household, may negatively or positively influence the quality of their lives. In 13 focus group discussions with women and three groups with men, inves
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    Impact of Family Planning on Women’s Participation in the Development Process [in Zimbabwe]

    Family Health International, 1998
    Examines the question of how family planning use may affect the ability of women to participate in the development process.
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    Impact of the Asia crisis on children: Issues for social safety nets

    Australian Agency for International Development, 1999
    Report is based on a survey carried out in Indonesia, the Philippines and Thailand on the impact of the Asia crisis on children.
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    Conflict prevention: commission initiative to improve EU’s civilian intervention capacities

    European Union, 2001
    The Commission today adopted a Communication on Conflict Prevention. This document contains a comprehensive review of all the recent initiatives undertaken by the Community to promote peace and stability. The communication proposes a consolidated and realistic approach of the EU to conflict prevention.

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