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- DocumentUnited Nations Development Fund for Women, 1999WWW site for UNIFEM programme on women and international trade. Aims to bring together relevant data on trade issues and their gender-differentiated impact on womenIncludes an overview of issues, list of acronyms, calandar of trade-related events.Document
Gender, informality and poverty: a global review of gender bias in female informal employment and incomes in developing countriesWomen in Informal Employment Globalizing and Organizing, 1998examines 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.DocumentWomen in Informal Employment Globalizing and Organizing, 1998Presents data on street vendors from several African countries and discusses the concept or definition used to identify street vendors and methods of enumeration.DocumentWomen in Informal Employment Globalizing and Organizing, 1998Discusses 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]DocumentBRIDGE, 1999As research reveals far-reaching gender implications of liberalisation, women's organisations are seeking to influence trade negotiations through the WTO.Document
Designing by dialogue:A Program Planners’ Guide to Consultative Research for Improving Young Child FeedingSupport for Analysis and Research in Africa, USAID, 1997Tools 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.DocumentWorld Commission on Dams, 2000Review 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.DocumentGendernet, World Bank, 2000Draft 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.DocumentSwedish International Development Cooperation Agency, 2000Programme has been offering a package of of services related to human resource development - health , nutrition, and education - for children, adolescent girls and and women.