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    Genders and generations in urban shantytown development

    Global Development Network, 2000
    This study deals with two genders, two generations, and three processes over time. It is set in urban Peru, on the outskirts of the capital Lima, and one of the processes concerns the settlement and consolidation of a shanty community. The second process concerns household life cycles, described from the very different points of view of husbands and wives and their adolescent children.
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    Engendering Macroeconomics and Macroeconomic Policies

    Poverty Elimination Programme, UNDP, 1998
    Surveys a body of recent work which argues that: macroeconomic policies are generally gender-biased in their effectsgender inequalities at the micro and meso levels have macroeconomic implications.After a brief overview of how economics of gender has evolved over time, the next four sections discuss the relevance of gender in the context of the different aspects of macroeconomi
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    The intimate enemy: Gender Violence and Reproductive Health

    Panos Institute, London, 1998
    Gender violence causes more death and disability among women aged 15 to 44 than cancer, malaria, traffic accidents or even war.
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    Aftermath: women and women's organisations in post-conflict Cambodia

    US Agency for International Development, 2000
    Despite their small number, this paper finds that the post-conflict emergence of women's organisations in Cambodia have been contributing to the empowerment of women via vocational training and microcredit programs. They are assisting victims of HIV/AIDS, of domestic violence, and of trafficking and forced prostitution.
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    Education for Community Empowerment Project

    Department for International Development, UK, 2010
    What examples are there of effective mobilisation of citizens/communities which have brought about improved education outcomes (quality and access) for poor men and women?   Are there any examples where broader forms of social change have also taken place as a result or strengthening community action and choice in education services?

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