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- DocumentWorkshop on the Analysis of Poverty and its Determinants in the MENA Region, 2001The 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.DocumentWorkshop on the Analysis of Poverty and its Determinants in the MENA Region, 2001Paper 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.DocumentUnited Nations [UN] Department for Disarmament Affairs, 2001This 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.DocumentUnited Nations [UN] Department for Disarmament Affairs, 2001Paper 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.DocumentUnited Nations [UN] Department for Disarmament Affairs, 2001Paper 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 coDocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 1996The purpose of this paper is to show why gender issues are important in local natural resource management; to examine in what ways and with what effects environmental policies and programmes have attempted to incorporate concerns for women in the past; and to suggest how the situation can be improved in future.This introductory chapter discusses the importance of including the social dimension,DocumentBRIDGE, 1998Reviews statistical data on gender specific effects of AIDS, and argues that gender analysis is central to a comprehensive understanding of HIV/AIDS transmission, because of its immediate relevance to sexual behaviour, which is the variable most directly affecting HIV/AIDS transmission.Makes recommendations about ways to improve data collection and analysis form a gender perspective:ToDocument
Supply responses of West African agricultural households: implications of intrahousehold preference heterogeneityInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 1999Paper illustrates how an intrahousehold approach can contribute to a better understanding of microeconomic allocation decisions and policy impacts.DocumentUnited Nations [UN] Research Institute for Social Development, 1999Looks at six Poverty Asssesments (PAs) conducted by World Bank teams and the way in which gender issues are treated in them (in Ghana, Zambia, Tanzania and Uganda).DocumentPakistan Institute of Development Economics, Pakistan, 1999Demand for high number of children is believed to be a major reason for high fertility levels in Pakistan.