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    The impact of armed conflict on children

    United Nations Development Fund for Women, 2000
    This document reviews the wide-ranging series of actions taken in response to the recommendations of the 1996 Machel Report. Many of the significant achievements are woven into this text, which constitutes an early summary of a book that will be published in early 2001.
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    With an end in sight: strategies from the UNIFEM trust fund to eliminate violence against women

    United Nations Development Fund for Women, 2000
    This UNIFEM report explores the power of collective action in ending violence against women, using case studies from seven countries. Chapter one looks at projects in Kenya, Nigeria and Honduras that established support networks and community-based mechanisms to change behavioural and cultural patterns.
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    Women's land and property rights in situations of conflict and reconstruction

    United Nations Development Fund for Women, 2001
    Despite advances in the international rights regime, persistent discrimination evident in the customary laws which regulate women's status in most traditional societies was a constant factor across cultural, social and political divides.
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    Economic mobility in South Africa

    Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa, 2000
    This paper addresses economic mobility as it pertains to labour markets in KwaZulu-Natal using the KwaZulu Income Dynamics Study (KIDS) data. It adopts both univariate and multivariate techniques.
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    Community programs and women’s participation: the Chinese experience

    World Bank, 2001
    Using household-level data specifically collected for the purpose of evaluation, this paper empirically evaluates the impact on household income of a rural program in China that focuses on increasing women’s economic and social participation in the local community.Findings:the program substantially increases women’s participation and household income, and also generates positive
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    Enhancing women’s economic options: fulfilling the Beijing Commitment

    International Center for Research on Women, USA, 2000
    The platform for Action adopted at Beijing outlined 12 critical areas of concern as necessary for advancing the status of women.
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    Lessons from Uganda on strategies to fight poverty

    World Bank, 2001
    Using household data specifically collected for the purpose of evaluation, this paper evaluates the impact on household income of a rural program in China that focuses on increasing women's economic and social participation in the local community.The paper finds that the program substantially increases women's participation and household income, and also generates positive social benefits.
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    The gender implications of public sector downsizing: the reform program of Vietnam

    World Bank, 1999
    This article studies how men and women may be affected differently by major economic reforms and, especially, by public sector downsizing.The article:uses employment data to assess the prospects for women to get salaried jobsestimates Mincerian equations to predict how reforms could affect the gender gap in labor earningsit analyzes the correlation between female employment and
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    Perspectives on Africa's development

    UN Economic Commission for Africa, 2000
    This book contains 42 speeches organised in six clusters. The speeches were delivered in the four-year period from February 1996 to February 2000 to disparate audiences in venues around the world. The first cluster deals with the dimensions of development and with the structural underpinnings of economic growth.
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    Gender concerns in South African migration policy

    Southern African Migration Project, 2001
    This paper draws attention to the need for a gender analysis of the South African government’s proposed new policy on international migration, by identifying a number of areas of implicit gender discrimination.

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