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- DocumentChronic Poverty Research Centre, UK, 2002An overview of the literatures on chronic poverty and conflict, mapping out current policy debates and identify areas for future research.Since the fall of the Berlin Wall, over four million people have been killed in internal and regionalised forms of conflict. It is estimated that one third of the world's population is exposed to armed conflict.DocumentChronic Poverty Research Centre, UK, 2002This paper tries to summarise the current state of knowledge about chronic poverty in India and identify the agenda for further research. An overview of the trends in incidence of income poverty in India is provided so as to place chronic poverty in context.It views chronic poverty in terms of severity, extended duration and multidimensional deprivation.DocumentUN Economic Commission for Africa, 2002Summary of the draft report, which aims to establish the analytical tools, methods, and benchmarks for tracking integration in Africa's subregions.DocumentInternational Business Leaders Forum, 2002Series of seven detailed world maps, which depict where human rights abuses and violations exist and where leading North American and European multinational companiess are at risk of being associated with them.DocumentPoverty Reduction Strategies and PRSPs, PovertyNet, World Bank, 2002Summary of findings from official review of PRSP processes.DocumentChronic Poverty Research Centre, UK, 2001Review of conceptual and methodological issues in the pursuit of livelihoods research, with particular reference to southern Africa.Disparate and partly overlapping frameworks of investigation are outlined, with an emphasis on three key questionshow is empirical research at the micro-level related to analysis of the structural, historical and institutional elements of the macro-context?Document
Cool Your Head, Man: Results from an Action-research Initiative to Engage Young Men in Preventing Gender-based Violence in Favelas in Rio de Janeiro, BrazilOxfam, 2002How can men challenge gender violence? This was the question explored in an action research project by the Instituto PROMUNDO, a Brazilian NGO. To start with, focus group discussions were held. Each group was made up of 8-10 young men.DocumentAl-Ahram Weekly, 2002What is Islamic feminism? Islamic feminism's key argument is that Islam's fundamental and central holy text, the Qu'ran, affirms the equality of all human beings. However, the interpretation of this text has been patriarchal. Islamic jurisprudence (fiqh) and the reported, but not always authentic, sayings and deeds of the Prophet Mohamed, (hadith) have also been used to defend patriarchy.Document
Religious Perspectives of Sexuality: a Resource Guide (with summary chart: Religion, Sexuality and Public Policy: Overview of World religions)Park Ridge Centre USA, 2001Why is it important to understand the religious dimension of issues such as reproductive health, marriage and family, adolescent sexuality, homosexuality and the role of women? For many people sexuality cannot be separated from a religious context, and their values have an impact on policy.DocumentCollegium for Development Studies, University of Uppsala, Uppsala, Sweden, 2001Proceedings from the conference Kosovo and the Changing Face of Humanitarian Action that took place in Uppsala on May 8, 2001. The conference was organised by the Collegium for Development Studies in co-operation with Globkom, the Swedish Parliamentary Commission on Global Development.