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- DocumentGendernet, World Bank, 2000This paper sets out to answer two questionsare poor females at a significant disadvantage compared to males and non-poor females in terms of welfare indicators of such as health, education, nutrition, labor force participation, and time use?DocumentGendernet, World Bank, 2000The study uses survey data from 1990, 1993 and 1997 to evaluate how the employment of women in export-oriented industries exploits the “comparative advantages of their disadvantages.” It evaluates gender differences in conditions of employment and the work environment, and looks at differences among export-oriented garment industry, other export industries, and nonexport industries.DocumentGendernet, World Bank, 2000Study documents existing evidence on the gender effects of the recent social and economic transition in Vietnam. Paper asserts that although gender disparities are often attributed to Confucian traditions around men and women's roles, these traditions alone do not explain the variant forms of gender inequality in Vietnam today.DocumentGendernet, World Bank, 2000The paper models household demand for child care, mothers' labour force participation and working hours, in Russia.DocumentGendernet, World Bank, 2001This paper uses quasi-experimental data from Ecuador to understand the impacts of women’s employment on household paid and unpaid labor allocation. The “treatment” area is in the area of the cut flower industry, which has a high demand for female labor. The “control” area is in a culturally similar, but economically more traditional valley.DocumentAfrican Centre for Constructive Resolution of Disputes, 2000This paper aims to draw attention to a variety of strategies aimed at increasing the involvement of women in decision-making processes during peacekeeping missions and reconstruction. The paper looks at women's roles in the process of conflict management, preventive diplomacy and peace-building.DocumentPopulation Council, USA, 2000In order to address the issue of education is Bangladesh being affordable only for the wealthy. This paper comments on incentive programmes by the government and assesses the effects of these programmes on the lives of boys and girls. One scheme provides wheat to the parents of poor primary-school girls and boys, the other offers scholarship money to female secondary- school students.DocumentUnited Nations Development Fund for Women, 2000Book consists of three chapters that trace women's involvement in peace-building from grassroots community activism to formal political negotiations. Chapter One provides an overview of the obstacles women have faced and the strategies they have adopted in their efforts to reach the peace table.DocumentCentre for Developing-Area Studies, McGill University, 2000The emphasis of this paper is to critically assesses the strengths and weaknesses of the participation and empowerment approach.DocumentUnited Nations Development Fund for Women, 2000This 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.