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- DocumentGendernet, World Bank, 1999Because violence is a complex social, economic, and political problem, its resolution requires strategies integrated throughout affected communities and nations, and based on a conceptual framework that brings a holistic understanding of the causes and impacts of violence and possible interventions for reducing it.With an overall focus on the Latin American and Caribbean region this paper preseDocumentInternational Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour, 2000At present, child-labour related social labelling in India is limited only to the carpet industry and is characterised by the existence of a multiplicity of labels that have generated numerous claims and counter-claims in recent times.This study examines the impact of four labelling programmes on child labour in the carpet industry: Rugmark, Kaleen, STEP and Care & Fair.DocumentInternational Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour, 2001Whilst much attention is directed toward the controversial issues surrounding child labour in developing countries, the purpose of this report is to focus on the role of working children in the developed countries. The author argues that there are two main reasons to examine the situation of working children in the developed world:the historical problems associated with child labour beeDocument
Movement of natural persons and trade in services: liberalising temporary movement of labour under the GATSIndian Council for Research on International Economic Relations, 1999This paper examines constraints on temporary movement of labour and proposes ways to strengthen and broaden the overall GATS framework in this area of trade in services.It proposes the introduction of multilateral guidelines for regulations that restrict the movement of labour along with greater transparency and specificity in the commitments made on movement of 'natural persons'.A number oDocumentIndian Council for Research on International Economic Relations, 1999The paper suggests a number of concepts and principles of economics that, although fully grounded in modern economic analysis, have not as yet been applied to the field of competition policy in developing countries.To summarise the main conclusions:1) It is important for developing countries to have a competition policy which takes account of their level of development and the objective ofDocumentWorld Bank, 2001This research article was carried out under the umbrella of the Learning and Research Program on Culture and Poverty of the World Bank.DocumentManaging Ecosystems and Resources with Gender Emphasis, 2000The MERGE programme (Managing Ecosystems and Resources with Gender Emphasis) is a collaborative network of Latin American organisations involved in applying a gender, participatory focus to work with communities in the management of natural resources. It is mainly focused on developing training and technical assistance programmes.DocumentManaging Ecosystems and Resources with Gender Emphasis, 1999The MERGE programme (Managing Ecosystems and Resources with Gender Emphasis) is a collaborative network of Latin American organisations involved in applying a gender, participatory focus to work with communities in the management of natural resources. It is mainly focused on developing training and technical assistance programmes.DocumentActionAid International, 1998In October 1993 Actionaid, (a British based international NGO working in 20 countries) began a two year action research project to explore possible uses of Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA) techniques within adult literacy programmes.DocumentStrategies for Hope Trust, 1995A training package on gender, HIV, communication and relationship skills, for use with whole communities to challenge gender inequalities and inter- generational inequalities, between men and women and between older and younger people. The training programme consists of 18 carefully sequenced sessions over three to four months.