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- DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2001This paper emphasises that there is a need to rethink 'gender' and associated issues of power and powerlessness that are central to both Gender and Development (GAD) and participatory development.This article indicates that:as the development mainstream takes on some of the practices of participatory development, feminist concerns about representation, agency and voice become ever moreDocumentSchool of Continuing Education, University of Nottingham, 1999The use of open and distance learning for non-formal education is much less represented in the literature than for formal education.DocumentSchool of Continuing Education, University of Nottingham, 2000This article asks two questions in relation to the abrupt political and economic transitions in Mongolia: Firstly, why does gender matter in economics? Secondly, what gender-related issues have emerged as a result of transition in Mongolia?The article concludes that:economic transition has changed the nature of male and female participation in the Mongolian economy.DocumentSustainable Development Department, FAO SD Dimensions, 1999Paper addresses the following concerns:rural women have limited access to and control of landmost agrarian reforms and legislation that directly or indirectly regulate access to land discriminate against womenthe establishment of legal frameworks with a gender perspective and the elimination of cultural and institutional factors that prevent the recognition of women as producers arDocumentSave the Children Fund, 2001Report looks at how the AIDS epidemic is affecting children and young people, what is being done to address the consequences of the epidemic, and possible ways forwardPaper addresses the UN Declaration of Commitment to combatting HIV/AIDS, and makes recommendations, specifically regarding the following issues:comprehensive responses to the epidemicincreased prevention efforts, especDocumentUnited Nations [UN] Division for the Advancement of Women, 2000The HIV/AIDS epidemic today is not simply a health issue. Its spread and impact cuts across all levels of society causing important consequences for human security.DocumentNatural Resources Institute, UK, 2000Paper suggests that poor rural people seek livelihoods in the non-farm sector: (a) to complement seasonal agricultural incomes; (b) to supplement inadequate (or absent) agricultural incomes; and (c) to take advantage of opportunities arising in the non-farm sector.DocumentHealth Sector Reform Research Work Programme, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, 1998How can health practitioners, researchers and managers better develop their gender analysis and learn to work in a more gender-sensitive manner? Researchers from the Gender and Health Group of the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine have proposed a series of guidelines for improving gender analysis amongst health professionals.DocumentUnited Nations Children's Fund, 2000Paper assesses gender bias in schools, and asserts that the loss of potential is not for girls alone. The social and economic benefits of an educated female population have been documented in country after country.DocumentInternational Committee of the Red Cross, 2001Reports on a study aimed at improving its understanding of the specific impact that armed conflict has on women. This study, the final report of which is nearing completion, investigates the needs of women in war, the protection accorded to women by international humanitarian law, and ICRC activities on behalf of women in their worldwide operations.