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    'The rich are just like us only richer?: poverty functions or consumption functions?

    Centre for the Study of African Economies, Oxford, 1995
    The 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.
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    Gender and health: a technical paper

    Women's Health and Development Programme, WHO, 1998
    Studies on health differences between men and women tend to emphasise biological factors as determinant. Instead, this technical paper, written by the Gender and Women’s Health Department at the World Health Organisation (WHO), explores the implications of the shift to a 'gender and development' (GAD) approach for the analysis of health and health care issues.
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    Partners in prevention: International case studies of effective health promotion practice in HIV/AIDS

    Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, 1998
    Includes case studies from Australia, Canada, Thailand and Uganda, focusing on community led interventions
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    Sex and youth: contextual factors affecting risk for HIV/AIDS

    Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, 1999
    This document presents three sets of studies on the determinants of HIV-related vulnerability among young peopleThe report is available as a whole, and in 4 smaller sections: Overview/introductionYoung people
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    Family Influences on Zimbabwean Women’ s Reproductive Decisions and their Participation in the Wider Society

    Family Health International, 1999
    Explores the roles of husbands and mothers-in-law in reproductive decision-making and women’s participation in development. It addresses the question of whether women and their families believe lower fertility should enable young mothers to engage in activity outside the domestic sphere.
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    Dying of Sadness: Gender, Sexual Violence and the HIV Epidemic

    Poverty Elimination Programme, UNDP, 2000
    UNAIDS estimates that by December 1997, 30.6 million people around the world had been infected with HIV, with more than 70% of these infections occurring through unprotected sexual intercourse.The proportion of these infections which is attributable, directly or indirectly, to sexual violence is unknown.
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    Focusing on women works: research on improving micronutrient status through food-based interventions

    International Center for Research on Women, USA, 1999
    Synthesis of five studies, undertaken in Ethiopia, Kenya, Peru, Tanzania, and Thailand, included intervention trails and measurement of impacts.The results suggest that it is possible to increase the effectiveness of micronutrient interventions (including Vitamin A, iron, iodine) by increasing women’s active participation in problem solving and by increasing their access to such key resources
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    Glossary on macroeconomics from a gender perspective

    BRIDGE, 2000
    This glossary provides a concise introduction to the key concepts relevant to macroeconomics and its applications, highlighting the gender dimensions of current economic thinking.
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    Memory Checks for Programme and Project Design: Household Food Security and Gender

    International Fund for Agricultural Development, 2000
    Basic training guide, intended as a support to design teams and project planners in diagnosing and focusing on critical issues relevant to gender and household food security.It contains a summary of issues to address in design - a set of questions related to household food security and gender that need to be answered in designing a project, a programme or an activity.
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    Gender, HIV and human rights: a training manual

    United Nations Development Fund for Women, 2000
    Manual for training on the gender dimensions of HIV/AIDS.

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