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    Gender, informality and poverty: a global review of gender bias in female informal employment and incomes in developing countries

    Women in Informal Employment Globalizing and Organizing, 1998
    examines the evidence from countries on female informal employment and incomes. It traces the recent trends in female employment as well as its structure in developing countries using aggregate data. Women participation in the labor force has risen in most countries, which is also reflected in the changing sex composition of the total labor force. Women’s share in total labor force has risen.
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    Street Vendors in Africa: Data and Methods

    Women in Informal Employment Globalizing and Organizing, 1998
    Presents data on street vendors from several African countries and discusses the concept or definition used to identify street vendors and methods of enumeration.
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    Women Working in the Informal Sector in Africa: New Methods and New Data

    Women in Informal Employment Globalizing and Organizing, 1998
    Discusses the methods presently used to measure the contribution of women in the informal sector to the GDP. It will give some estimates calculated on the basis of these methods for several African countries and finally emphasize the remaining gaps and shortcomings in order to propose next steps required in order to improve visibility of women's contribution. [author]
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    Trade Policy (gender issues)

    BRIDGE, 1999
    As research reveals far-reaching gender implications of liberalisation, women's organisations are seeking to influence trade negotiations through the WTO.
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    Designing by dialogue:A Program Planners’ Guide to Consultative Research for Improving Young Child Feeding

    Support for Analysis and Research in Africa, USAID, 1997
    Tools to design, carry out, and analyze the results of formative, consultative research and to use them to design effective programs to improve infant and young child feeding.
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    Social Impacts of Large Dams Equity and Distributional Issues

    World Commission on Dams, 2000
    Review paper focusses on the area of agreement among protagonists of dams, that is some groups of people tend to be net losers from dam projects, as they are disproportionately affected by negative effects of dams while almost excluded from access to benefits generated.The paper makes the point that equity is more concerned about protecting the poor, the vulnerable.
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    Engendering development

    Gendernet, World Bank, 2000
    Draft Policy Research Report examines the conceptual and empirical links between gender, public policy, and development outcomes and demonstrates the value of applying a gender perspective to the design of development policies.The evidence presented shows that societies that discriminate by gender pay a high price in terms of their ability to develop and to reduce poverty.
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    Reaching out to children in poverty. The integrated child development servicesin Tamil Nadu, (ICDS)

    Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, 2000
    Programme has been offering a package of of services related to human resource development - health , nutrition, and education - for children, adolescent girls and and women.
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    ADF 2000 - AIDS: The Greatest Leadership Challenge

    The African Development Forum, 2000
    Web site for 2000 meeting of the African Development Forum. Includes online discussion forum.
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    Aftermath: gender issues in postconflict societies

    Development Experience Clearinghouse, USAID, 2000
    Reports by USAID’s Center for Development Information and Evaluation (CDIE) evaluating gender issues in postconflict societies.Country studies include:Cambodiaimpact of conflict on women in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the r

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