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- DocumentWorld Bank, 2001Using 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 positiveDocumentInternational Center for Research on Women, USA, 2000The platform for Action adopted at Beijing outlined 12 critical areas of concern as necessary for advancing the status of women.DocumentWorld Bank, 2001Using 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.DocumentWorld Bank, 1999This 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 andDocumentUN Economic Commission for Africa, 2000This 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.DocumentSouthern African Migration Project, 2001This 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.DocumentPolicy Research Working Papers, World Bank, 1996Does improving the conditions of workers in Indonesia require government interventions?Indonesia's rapid, broadly based pattern of growth has led to a spectacular reduction in poverty in the past 25 years.DocumentDanish Institute for International Studies, 1999The paper discusses the existing literature on women's work and the household in Latin America. This should be seen in the context of women increasingly entering the labour market in Latin America - as increasing interest among academics for exploring the complexities of the household. One can distinguish between three 'angles' taken by the studies.DocumentFamily Health International, 1998Reviews existing models and methodologies for incorporating a gender perspective into U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) development initiatives.DocumentCentre for the Study of African Economies, Oxford, 1995The concept of a poverty function is introduced, modelling the shortfall of household consumption from the poverty line as a function of reduced form determinants such as human capital and land holdings. The model is estimated using a tobit and data from Uganda.