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    Socialization to gender roles and marriage among Egyptian adolescents

    World Conservation Union, 2000
    How does Egyptian society influence the development of set gender roles amongst adolescents in preparation for marriage' Using national survey data, this paper explores gender socialisation and attitudes towards marriage among unmarried Egyptian adolescents aged 16-19 years. Great gender differences were found.
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    Women, men, and environmental change: the gender dimensions of environmental policies and programs

    Population Reference Bureau, 2002
    This paper examines how gender differences play a part in natural resource use, how resource depletion affects women and men differently, and what has been done worldwide to integrate gender concerns in environmental planning.The author finds that the different roles and responsibilities of women and men are closely linked to environmental change.
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    The New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD): A Commentary

    Pambazuka, 2002
    Report which welcomes the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) and particularly the engagement of the G8 countries as an important political moment but expresses a number of concerns.These can be summarised as follows:NEPAD is a starting point for discussion in Africa, but did not result from appropriate participatory strategies.
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    Conserving biodiversity, sustaining Livlihoods: experiences from GEF-UNDP biological diversity projects

    United Nations Development Programme, 2002
    This report outlines the work of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) Programme at the UNDP through a series of case studies from GEF / UNDP funded projects. Case studies are organised to highlight innovative approaches to balancing conservation and development needs according to broad ecosystem types.
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    The Globalized Women: Reports from a Future of Inequality

    Spinifex Press, 1998
    Globalisation has led to growth without jobs in the North, structural adjustment in the South, privatisation in the East and the dismantling of states everywhere. It is also a process which depends on the feminisation of employment. Rather than liberating women in to the workplace, globalisation has bred a new underclass of low paid or unpaid women workers.
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    Politics and parallel negotiations: environment and trade in the Western Hemisphere

    Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 2002
    This paper makes the case for parallel negotiations during the Free Trade of the Americas Agreement (FTAA) negotiations “that harnesses improved environmental protection to the engines of economic expansion.” In order to refocus what has been a troubled process, Audley and Sherwin argue for an innovative, proactive environmental approach that meets the environmental concerns of developed and de
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    Dirty exports and environmental regulation: do standards matter to trade?

    World Bank, 2002
    This paper addresses part of the background context to the Doha discussions on deciding whether or how to link trade agreements to the environment.
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    Women's Empowerment and Economic Justice: Reflecting on Experience in Latin America and the Caribbean

    Results from initial research on women and globalisation in Latin America and the Caribbean point to the importance of analysing women's economic empowerment within the existing socio-economic and political context of the countries in which these women live.
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    Moving the Goalposts: Gender and Globalisation in the Twenty-first Century

    Oxfam, 2000
    The ability to grasp the best opportunities brought about by the expansion of global trade and production are determined by women and men's different degrees of freedom to take on waged employment and their level of skills and training, including literacy. Women (and men) who have responsibilities for unpaid reproductive work are constrained in pursuing waged employment.
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    A Gender-analytical Perspective on Trade and Sustainable Development

    United Nations, 1999
    Gender discrimination, exacerbates the tendency of trade to increase overall inequality within and between nations. Gender discrimination also affects the price and income trends, which are unfavourable to development in primary commodities and in basic manufactured goods.