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    The State of the World's Children 2002

    United Nations Children's Fund, 2002
    Governments, as well as international institutions, must be held accountable for their leadership in putting the rights and well-being of children above all other concerns.The 2002 issue of UNICEF's The State of the World's Children, focuses on issues of leadership and, indeed calls for leadership from all continents and all sectors of society.
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    IDA's partnership for poverty reduction: an independent evaluation of fiscal years 1994-2000

    Operations Evaluations Division, World Bank, 2002
    This study examines the last seven years of IDA’s work, assessing its relevance (did it do the right things?) and its efficacy and efficiency (did it do things right?).It finds that the period under review has been one of considerable change.
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    Beyond child labour, affirming rights

    United Nations Children's Fund, 2001
    Child labour is one of the core issues for review during the 2002 UNGASS on children and this document aims to put rights issues at the centre of discussions surrounding child labour.The document also looks at some of the major factors behind the incidence of child labour throughout the world and provides information on UNICEF's approaches to preventing child labour.
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    Towards Gender Equality in the Palestinian Territories: A Profile on Gender Relations

    Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, 1999
    The situation of women in Palestine must be examined in the political context of transformation. This report from research conducted at the Institute of Women's Studies, Birzeit University was undertaken at the critical point of the end of the five-year transitional period mandated in the Oslo agreement. The report seeks to strengthen the link between development and rights-based approaches.
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    Global Feminization Through Flexible Labour: a Theme Revisited

    1999
    The types of employment and labour force participation traditionally associated with women (insecure, low paid, irregular) has been spreading relative to the type of employment traditionally associated with men (regular, unionised, stable).
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    The Effects of Globalization and the East Asian Crisis on the Employment of Women and Men: the Philippine Case

    Commission for Racial Equality, 2000
    Research has shown that men and women are affected differently by stabilisation and structural adjustment policies, as well as by globalisation. The focus of this article is to analyse the differential employment impacts on and vulnerabilities of women and men caused by the East Asian economic crisis.
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    Roots of the Future

    Norwich and Norfolk Racial Equality Council, 2001
    Roots of the Future is a project of the UK's Commission for Racial Equality. This programme aims to challenge racism by showing the important role and contribution that 'ethnic minorities' have made to the country's economic, social and cultural development.
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    International Capital Flows: Identifying the Gender Dimension

    Center of Concern, COC, 2000
    Women lose more than men from slow or unstable economic growth and financial crises. Although the increased liberalisation of trade has been given considerable attention there has been little exploration of the gender implications of financial liberalisation.
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    Rethinking international intellectual property

    Center for Advanced Research and Study on Intellectual Property, 2001
    Proceedings of the 2000 High Technology Summit Conference at the University of Washington, Seattle.This CASRIP sypmosium publication gives access to a range of articles and presentations on each of the following issues:Extraterritorial enforcementThe doctrine of equivalents and prosecution history estoppelThe WTO and IPRs: Biodiversty and developing countriesRethinking the
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    Women's Economic Agenda in the 21st Century

    International Gender and Trade Network, 2001
    The United Nations (UN) has been a catalyst for the emergence of the global women's movement however UN conference documents are flawed because they are negotiated in the self-interest of nation states; therefore the women's agenda is always in danger of co-option.

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