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    Governance in China: What are the implications for ethical trading?

    Ethical Trading Initiative, UK, 1999
    How does China's system of governance work? What is the relationship between the system of governance (legal system, public authority and enterprise structures) and labour standards issues encountered by ETI members and others involved with China?This is the report of a DFID / ETI seminar held on 2 September 1999
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    Distance education and distance learning: A framework for the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

    Sustainable Development Department, FAO SD Dimensions, 2001
    This paper introduces the concepts of distance education and distance learning, and reviews the general parameters of past distance education experiences in developing countries.The paper proposes a set of distance education principles, and concludes with suggestions regarding the integration of distance education and distance learning strategies into the FAO programme of work.
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    World Investment Report 2001: Promoting linkages

    World Investment Report, UNCTAD, 2001
    This year's report examines the issue of linkages between foreign affiliates of multinational enterprises and local companies in developing countries.Worldwide FDI flows again reached record levels in 2000, soaring by 18% in 2000 to a record $1.3 trillion, but are expected to decline this year. FDI remains the main driver of the expansion of the international production system.
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    Economic growth in East Asia before and after the financial crisis

    National Bureau of Economic Research, USA, 2001
    This report questions the belief that East Asian countries will return to growth rates "that would have prevailed" without crisis.
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    Recovery and sustainability in East Asia

    National Bureau of Economic Research, USA, 2001
    This paper argues that the reason the so-called "Asian Tigers" went down so hard yet came up fighting so fiercely is that the crisis was relatively brief and the effected economies were fundamentally healthy.
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    Gender mainstreaming: learning and information packs

    Gender in Development Programme, UNDP, 2001
    These 6 information packs were designed for capacity building specialists and staff members with substantive responsibility for gender mainstreaming. However, they have been shown to have broad relevance for many applied policy and organisational change purposes, and are also of interest to the more general enquirer.
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    Helping people help themselves: towards a theory of autonomy-compatible help

    World Bank, 2001
    This paper asks - if development is seen basically as autonomous self-development - can an an outside party ("helper") assist those who are undertaking autonomous activities (the "doers") without overriding or undercutting their autonomy?The paper starts from a simple model of non-distortionary aid exploring several themes of a broader helping theory and shows how these themes arise in differ
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    Scared at school: sexual violence against girls in South African schools

    Human Rights Watch, 2001
    Violence against women in South African society generally is widely recognized to have reached levels among the highest in the world. The government has also recognized that violent crime, a major social issue in South Africa, poses a threat to school safety, and education policy makers maintain that they are committed to ending sexual violence in schools.
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    Scared at school: sexual violence against girls in South African schools

    Human Rights Watch, 2001
    Rape, sexual abuse, sexual harassment, and assault at school are hindering the educational rights of South African girls from all socio-economic groups. International and national laws guarantee girls the right to education without discrimination. Yet perpetrators are male classmates and teachers who are rarely challenged or disciplined by authorities.
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    The Challenge of Working with Gender: Experiences from Danish-Ugandan development cooperation

    BRIDGE, 2000
    This study on Danish-Ugandan development co-operation was commissioned by Danida as a contribution to the five-year follow-up of the Fourth Global Conference on Women held in Beijing, 1995.

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