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    The 10/90 Report on Health Research 2001-2002

    Global Forum for Health Research, 2002
    Of the US$73 billion spent globally every year on health research only about 10% is actually allocated for research into 90% of the world’s health problems. This is what is known as the 10/90 gap.
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    Women facing war

    International Committee of the Red Cross, 2001
    Thousands of women the world over face the traumatic experiences of finding themselves caught up in situations of war and conflict either as innocent civilians or as armed combatants. However, women also show resourcefulness and resilience in the face of loss and destruction.This study was commissioned to assess the ways in which women are affected by armed conflict.
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    Gender equity and socioeconomic inequality: a framework for the patterning of women's health

    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California, 2002
    This paper explores the interrelationship between gender equity and socioeconomic inequality and its effect on women's health at the macro- and micro- levels.An integrated framework draws theoretical perspectives from both approaches and from public health.
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    Network of nomads: negotiating access to health resources among pastoralist women in Chad

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2002
    Health resources among pastoralist groups are strongly gendered and while certain health resources fall within the female domain (e.g.
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    Indigenous knowledge, policy and institutional issues for collaboration between mountain adjacent communities and management agencies

    Mountain Forum, 2002
    This paper looks at possibilities existing within the indigenous knowledge systems, community structures, institutional management agencies and other resource users for sustainable mountain and site-based resources conservation.
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    User’s guide to poverty and social impact analysis of policy reform

    PovertyNet, World Bank, 2002
    Draft guide to in undertaking poverty and social impact analysis (PSIA) of policy reforms.
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    A new approach to sovereign debt restructuring

    International Monetary Fund, 2002
    A paper which draws togerther the latest IMF thinking on the issue of sovereign debt. The paper outlines the problems stemming from recent changes in the nature of international borrowing and explores the need for, objectives and possible features of a sovereign debt restructuring mechanism.The potential role of the IMF in this process is explored in both financial and operational terms.
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    Sovereign debt restructurings and the domestic economy experience in four recent cases

    International Monetary Fund, 2002
    This paper provides evidence on the impact of sovereign debt restructurings on the domestic economy using four recent cases where governments decided to default on parts or all of their debt (Ecuador, Russia) or to reach a restructuring with creditors under the shadow of default (Pakistan, Ukraine).
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    The case for an international insolvency court

    Jubilee Research, 1999
    This article argues that the establishment of an International Insolvency Court (IIC) to deal with countries in extreme cases of sovereign debt is urgently required as existing mechanisms have failed to reduce the burden of debt with the scope and urgency required.
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    How effective is the British government's attempts to reduce child poverty?

    UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre, 2000
    Although the new Labour Government in Britain has made the reduction of child poverty one of its central objectives, Britain still has one of the most severe problems of child poverty among industrialised nations. This paper describes the specific initiatives involved in Labour’s approach and weighs them up in terms of their potential impact.

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