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    A conceptual framework for violence reduction

    Gendernet, World Bank, 1999
    Because 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 prese
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    The impact of social labelling on child labour in India's carpet industry

    International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour, 2000
    At 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.
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    Child labour in the developed economies

    International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour, 2001
    Whilst 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 bee
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    Movement of natural persons and trade in services: liberalising temporary movement of labour under the GATS

    Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations, 1999
    This 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 o
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    Competition policy, development and developing countries

    Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations, 1999
    The 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 of
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    Educating nomadic herders out of poverty?: culture, education and poverty in Turkana and Karamoja

    World Bank, 2001
    This research article was carried out under the umbrella of the Learning and Research Program on Culture and Poverty of the World Bank.
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    Working with Community-Based Conservation with a Gender Focus: a Guide

    Managing Ecosystems and Resources with Gender Emphasis, 2000
    The 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.
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    Conceptual Framework for Gender and Community-Based Conservation

    Managing Ecosystems and Resources with Gender Emphasis, 1999
    The 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.
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    The Reflect Mother Manual

    ActionAid International, 1998
    In 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.
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    Stepping Stones Training Package

    Strategies for Hope Trust, 1995
    A 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.

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