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- Document2001The South African Government's trade and industrial policies are shifting the economy onto a path of capital intensification. Allied to this, firms are undergoing a process of extensive restructuring. The restructuring process in labour intensive industries has resulted in massive job losses in sectors that have traditionally employed large numbers of women.Document
Women and Labour Market Changes in the Global Economy: Growth Helps, Inequalities Hurt and Public Policy Matters1999Significant inefficiencies arise from persistent gender differentials in the labour market and the resulting losses are borne primarily by women. The paper concludes that inequalities can have significantly adverse effects on welfare, and market-based development alone can be a weak instrument for reducing inequality between the sexes.DocumentLand Tenure Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2002Short critique of Burmese land and agricultural policy, as implemented in recent years by the military government (State Law and Order Restoration Council - SLORC)DocumentLand Tenure Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2002The five Central Asian countries that gained their independence at the breakup of the Soviet Union in 1991 have followed different paths of transition to a market economy in the agricultural sector. Kyrgyzstan has been the most aggressive in restructuring agricultural enterprises, privatizing land, and promoting individual farming.DocumentLand Tenure Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2002Examines ways in which the rate of hand-pump sustainability may be improved.The main conclusion is that sustainability is more likely through using good quality products, and by assuring reliable management services are provided by the users. The latter should be backed up by a reliable spares supply chain as well as by locally available mechanics trained in advanced repairs.DocumentSouthern African Regional Poverty Network, 2002Poverty situation analsyis and strategy paper for ZambiaDocumentSouthern African Regional Poverty Network, 2002Poverty situation analysis and strategy paper for MalawiDocumentSouthern African Regional Poverty Network, 2002Brief overview of the policy background to the land reform process in Mozambique, and a very generalised assessment of the extent to which this reform is improving the livelihoods of Mozambican rural people.The paper focuses on the experiences of the land component of Zambézia Agricultural Development Project (ZADP) .DocumentPovertyNet, World Bank, 2002This Sourcebook defines the World Bank’s approach to emowerment for economic growth and poverty reduction. It will also inform the World Bank’s social development strategy. A growing body of evidence is showing the linkages between empowerment and good governance and growth, growth that is more pro-poor, and improved project performance.Document
Child labour and labour rights in the sporting goods industry: a case for corporate social responsibilityClean Clothes Campaign, 2002This study seeks to (re)examine the issue/problem of child labour and other labour standards in the football industry in India building upon the previous studies done on the industry in the recent past.The study presents results from interviews and surveys of households and stitching centres in the football producing areas of Jallandhar and Batala, Punjab.