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- DocumentWorld Conservation Union, 2000How 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.DocumentPopulation Reference Bureau, 2002This 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.DocumentPambazuka, 2002Report 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.Document
Conserving biodiversity, sustaining Livlihoods: experiences from GEF-UNDP biological diversity projectsUnited Nations Development Programme, 2002This 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.DocumentSpinifex Press, 1998Globalisation 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.DocumentCarnegie Endowment for International Peace, 2002This 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 deDocumentWorld Bank, 2002This paper addresses part of the background context to the Doha discussions on deciding whether or how to link trade agreements to the environment.Document
Women's Empowerment and Economic Justice: Reflecting on Experience in Latin America and the Caribbean2000Results 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.DocumentOxfam, 2000The 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.DocumentUnited Nations, 1999Gender 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.