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    Progress of the World's Women 2000

    United Nations Development Fund for Women, 2000
    Examines the progress of the world's women from the mid 1980s to the late 1990s. It concentrates on the economic dimensions of gender equality and women's empowerment in the context of globalization.
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    Domestic violence in India: a summary of three studies

    International Center for Research on Women, USA, 1999
    Based on three studies: Violence against women in India - Evidence from Rural Gujarat: an exploration of the prevalence of domestic violence against women, the correlates of violence, the forms of abuse and the reasons given for abuseBest Practices among Responses to Domestic Violence in Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh: compares government and NGO responses: Conselling orientated toward
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    Women, human capital and livelihoods: an ergonomics perspective

    Natural Resource Perspectives, ODI, 2000
    Human capital is often considered in terms of the new skills which development initiatives should seek to impart. This paper argues for a broader approach. It first outlines thefactors that need to be addressed if existing human capital is to reach its full potential.
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    Developing women: how technology can help

    Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, India, 2000
    In a model of household resource allocation and the labor market we show that equilibria satisfy static efficiency but are dynamically inefficient. A small difference in technology of production of the household good, or in preference for it, magnifies relative costs of external work for women.
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    Mark of a noble society: human rights and older people

    HelpAge International, 2000
    Paper proposes a framework for action and argues that older people are a critical – and largely ignored – indicator of progress in relation to both human rights and development.
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    Gender and Household Food Security: A Lost Opportunity

    Land Tenure Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2000
    This presentation deals with the way in which gender impacts food security issues in developing countries.
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    SADC Gender Monitor

    Southern African Research and Documentation Centre, 1999
    A journal co-published by the SADC Gender Department and SARDC-WIDSAA. Aims to monitor the implementation of the Beijing commitments by SADC member states.Contains reports on:educationinstitutionswomen in positions of powerHealthviolence against women
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    Gender equality in education

    Southern African Research and Documentation Centre, 1999
    In line with the global declaration that education is a fundamental right to which both women and men should have access, countries in southern Africa are striving to achieve gender equity.[author]
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    The SADC trade protocol & gender: What are the connections?

    Southern African Research and Documentation Centre, 1999
    Trade policies, have had a profound impact on social, economic and political life in the SADC region. Economic policies of trade liberalisation demand a greater flexibility in shifting resources from one sector to another. They are premised on a commensurate mobility of individuals. There is however, a strategic silence on the impact of trade liberalisation on gender.
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    A response to concerns about population assistance

    Alan Guttmacher Institute, 1997
    Identifies and responds to concerns raised in the debate over population assistance, including the difficulty of defining the "population problem," concerns about coercion and about maternal and child health, and fears that the international family planning program promotes abortion.

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