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- 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.DocumentWomen's Health and Development Programme, WHO, 1998Studies 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.Document
Partners in prevention: International case studies of effective health promotion practice in HIV/AIDSJoint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, 1998Includes case studies from Australia, Canada, Thailand and Uganda, focusing on community led interventionsDocumentJoint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, 1999This 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 peopleDocument
Family Influences on Zimbabwean Women’ s Reproductive Decisions and their Participation in the Wider SocietyFamily Health International, 1999Explores 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.DocumentPoverty Elimination Programme, UNDP, 2000UNAIDS 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.Document
Focusing on women works: research on improving micronutrient status through food-based interventionsInternational Center for Research on Women, USA, 1999Synthesis 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 resourcesDocumentBRIDGE, 2000This glossary provides a concise introduction to the key concepts relevant to macroeconomics and its applications, highlighting the gender dimensions of current economic thinking.DocumentInternational Fund for Agricultural Development, 2000Basic 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.