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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.DocumentUnited Nations Development Fund for Women, 2000Manual for training on the gender dimensions of HIV/AIDS.DocumentUnited Nations [UN] Division for the Advancement of Women, 2000This paper deliberately avoids dwelling on the epidemiology of HIV/AIDS, its impact on women, families, communities and on development. The author chooses rather to focus on some salient issues pertaining to Community Level Health Interventions Against HIV/AIDS from a Gender Perspective.The paper outlines policy recommendations and potential interventions in the short/medium and long-term.DocumentUnited Nations [UN] Division for the Advancement of Women, 2000Gender analysis is crucial to understanding HIV/AIDS transmission and initiating appropriate programmes of action.DocumentJoint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, 1999This paper examines research on gender as it relates to women’s and men’s different vulnerabilities to HIV infection, and their different abilities to access resources for care and support in order to cope with the impact of the epidemic.In most societies gender influences individual and societal risk of HIV/AIDS.DocumentAlan Guttmacher Institute, 1999This report by the Alan Guttmacher Institute (AGI) brings together research findings about induced abortion and unplanned pregnancy worldwide. Chapter 4 analyses worldwide data on levels, trends and patterns of abortion, comparing legalised with illegal abortions and taking into account women’s age, region and country (developed versus developing worlds).