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    Review of laws policies and regulations governing labour migration in asian and arab states.pdf

    UN Women, 2013
    This publication is meant to serve as a ready reference on the country-specific legal protections that exist for women migrantworkers in source and destination countries in the programmeme countries of un Women’s Asia & Arab states Regional programmeme on Empowering Women Migrant Workers in Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Lao PDR, nepal, Philippines.
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    Community Led Total Sanitation / CLTS Knowledge Hub (CLTS )

    The CLTS (Community-led Total Sanitation) website aims to be a global hub for CLTS (Community-led Total Sanitation), connecting the network of practitioners, communities, NGOs, agencies, researcher
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    Patterns of veiling among Muslim women

    Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2016
    Understanding why women veil today is a challenging question as it is probably connected to multiple phenomena. The literature – both qualitative and theoretical– suggests a range of hypotheses about why women veil.
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    Rising powers, lowering emissions?

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2016
    The importance of ensuring that African countries can meet their rising energy needs in a low-carbon way that also benefits the poor, is widely accepted.
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    Strong public support for ‘watchdog’ role backs African news media under attack

    Afrobarometer, 2016
    More than 100 journalists have fled tiny Burundi to escape repression and danger, according to Reporters Without Borders – a dramatic illustration of the impact of a “deep and disturbing decline in respect for media freedom at both the global and regional levels” (Reporters Without Borders, 2016).
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    Sticks rather than carrots to induce more formality

    Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2016
    Formalization has many potential benefits for the government, firms, workers, the economy and society. Decisions by firms to move into the formal economy depend on their cost/benefit calculations.
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    Regional integration for Africa: Could stronger public support turn 'rhetoric into reality'?

    Afrobarometer, 2016
    Regional integration has been a development strategy for Africa for decades. The African Economic Community’s founding treaty in 1991 provided a framework targeting full political and economic integration by 2019. Many African countries have signed on to foster political and economic cooperation.
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    Directory of research on ageing in Africa 2004-2015

    2015
    The number of older persons in Africa is growing rapidly: between 2015 and 2030 the number of people aged 60 years or over in the region is projected to increase by more than 63 per cent (United Nations, 2015). Accordingly, the situation of older persons in Africa, in particular with respect to their well being, is a matter of growing concern among researchers and policymakers alike.
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    Space, soil and status: insights from the APRM into the governance of land in Africa

    South African Institute of International Affairs, 2016
    Land is central to Africa’s fortunes, and thus has occupied a prominent place in the inquiries of Africa’s home-grown governance review system, the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM). This paper interrogates what the APRM’s reports from 10 participating countries have had to say on the land issue.
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    Access to information and implications for healthy ageing in Africa: challenges and strategies for public libraries

    DigitalCommons@University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 2016
    The elderly people are of intrinsic value to societies. Their health is Africa’s wealth. Unfortunately, Africa has serious health burden raging from diseases, poverty ignorance that hardly support healthy ageing.

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