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    Report on labour practices in Burma

    International Child Labor Program, USA, 1998
    Surveys, analyzes, and summarizes the major allegations US concerning labor practices in Burma.
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    Family Influences on Zimbabwean Women’ s Reproductive Decisions and their Participation in the Wider Society

    Family Health International, 1999
    Explores the roles of husbands and mothers-in-law in reproductive decision-making and women’s participation in development. It addresses the question of whether women and their families believe lower fertility should enable young mothers to engage in activity outside the domestic sphere.
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    Decentralization and public sector delivery of health and education services: The Indian experience

    Zentrum für Entwicklungsforschung, Bonn, 2000
    The paper has two main objectives. The first is to trace the progress in the process of decentralization in the provision of public services in India.
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    Egypt: underage and unprotected : child labor in Egypt's cotton fields

    Human Rights Watch, 2001
    HRW assert that Egyptian children employed by cotton-farming cooperatives work long hours, routinely face beatings at the hands of foremen, and are poorly protected against pesticides and heat. Most of the children are also well below the country's legal minimum age of twelve for seasonal agricultural work, the report charges.
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    Gender perspectives on small arms

    United Nations [UN] Department for Disarmament Affairs, 2001
    Paper assesses relevant issues for those working on small arms in conflict situations, including:women and men (girls and boys) often participate in armed conflict in different wayswomen and men often have different perceptions of "securitythere is often inequality in representation of women and men in peace and reconstructionGender perspectives are also important to co
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    Adjustment and Equity

    OECD Development Centre, 1992
    Adjustment does not necessarily increase poverty.Adjusting before a crisis reduces social costs.Refusal to adjust and the suspension of imports leads to self-centred underdevelopment, which is socially much more costly. The choice of macroeconomic stabilisation measures is important: the same result can be obtained with higher or lower social costs.
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    Zambia: encouraging sustainable smallholder agriculture

    Environment and Development Consultancy Ltd, 1997
    Main purpose of this report is to present a balanced assessment of prospects for sustainable growth in smallholder agriculture in Zambia in the light of recent reforms. Given their historical underdevelopment in Zambia, and policy emphasis on the interface between state and market, the report also focuses particularly on the role of NGOs.
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    'Putnam in India': is social capital a meaningful and measurable concept at Indian state level?

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 1999
    In a seminal and provocative book, Putnam argues that levels of trust, interest in public affairs and political participation are the most important explanatory features of the differential institutional performance across Italian regions over time.
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    Multi-sectoral support of basic and girls' education

    US Agency for International Development, 2000
    The study provides an overview of how and to what extent the religious, business and media sectors have supported girls' education in developing countries in order to understand their role in and potential for supporting girls' education activities. It categorises sector activities into three areas: policy advocacy, opinion-making and service provision.

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