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    The gender aspects of the HIV/AIDS pandemic

    United Nations [UN] Division for the Advancement of Women, 2000
    Gender analysis is crucial to understanding HIV/AIDS transmission and initiating appropriate programmes of action.
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    Gender and HIV/AIDS: taking stock of research and programmes

    Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, 1999
    This 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.
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    Sharing responsibility: women, society and abortion worldwide

    Alan Guttmacher Institute, 1999
    This 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).
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    Women of the world: laws and policies affecting their reproductive lives

    Center for Reproductive Rights, formerly known as the Center for Reproductive Law and Policy, New York, 2001
    This document is the product of a unique series of collaborative reports between the U.S.-based Center for Reproductive Law and Policy and national-level NGOs around the world. CRLP and NGOs in have surveyed laws and policies in Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe with respect to the following issues:governmental health and population policies with an e
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    The intra-household allocation of time and tasks: what have we learnt from the empirical literature?

    Gendernet, World Bank, 2000
    Paper presents a synthesis of the empirical literature on intra household time use in developing countries. It discusses the importance of studying time allocated to various activities, market work for wages, work on the family enterprise and different kinds of housework, from a policy standpoint.
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    Poverty, human capital and gender: a comparative study of Yemen and Egypt

    Workshop on the Analysis of Poverty and its Determinants in the MENA Region, 2001
    The objective of this study is to examine the impacts of poverty on children's health status and educational attainment in Yemen and Egypt. The hypothesis is children from poor families, particularly girls have lower health status, lower educational attainment, and are most likely to engage in child labour.
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    The effect of child work on school enrollment in Egypt

    Workshop on the Analysis of Poverty and its Determinants in the MENA Region, 2001
    Paper addresses two main research questions. First, to what extent does work (defined both traditionally and more broadly) reduce the school attendance of children in Egypt? The analysis shows that decisions regarding school and work participation are jointly determined and that work significantly reduces school attendance for girls.
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    Gender perspectives on disarmament and development

    United Nations [UN] Department for Disarmament Affairs, 2001
    This note explores two dimensions of the development/disarmament discussion. First, it looks at the macro issue of national disarmament, primarily related to nuclear weapons and military expenditures.
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    Gender perspectives on disarmament, demobilization and reintegration (DDR)

    United Nations [UN] Department for Disarmament Affairs, 2001
    Paper presents general trends of armed conflict, including: that men may have been more active in organised fighting, while women may have had to flee to refugee camps, been subjected to violence, had to assume non-traditional responsibilities and seen their domestic responsibilities intensified in their efforts to secure food, shelter and security for their families.
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    Gender perspectives on small arms

    United Nations [UN] Department for Disarmament Affairs, 2001
    Paper assesses relevant issues for those working on small arms in conflict situations, including:women and men (girls and boys) often participate in armed conflict in different wayswomen and men often have different perceptions of "securitythere is often inequality in representation of women and men in peace and reconstructionGender perspectives are also important to co

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