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    Modern slavery prevention and responses in South Asia: An evidence map

    2018
    The Asia Pacific region has the highest numbers of both slavery and child labour victims in the world.
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    The value of mobilizing local resources for women’s rights in the global south and east: case studies of ten women’s funds

    Prospera - International Network of Women's Funds, 2015
    New research by Mama Cash, the International Network of Women’s Funds, and the International Human Rights Funders Group explores the role of resource mobilisation in expanding local support for women’s rights and strengthening local cultures of philanthropy in the Global South and East. 
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    Women’s empowerment mitigates the negative effects of low production diversity on maternal and child nutrition in Nepal

    Taylor and Francis Group, 2015
    We use household survey data from Nepal to investigate relationships between women’s empowerment in agriculture and production diversity on maternal and child dietary diversity and anthropometric outcomes.
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    Socio - economic consequences of climate change in Hindu - Kush Himalaya

    Center for International Climate Research, 2017
    The answer to how climate change will affect Hindu-Kush-Himalaya depends on whom you ask. Some will point at expected changes in climate, others will show what it may do to poor people, and some will express their concerns regarding the economies in the region.
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    Farmers’ seed systems in Nepal: review of national legislations

    Development Fund, Norway, 2017
    Seed regulatory frameworks in Nepal were reviewed from the perspective of farmers’ seed systems. Nepal has formulated 17 policy instruments (including draft bills) since 1988 when the first Seed Act came into effect. Of these, 16 are either on plant genetic resources for food and agriculture, or on seed or related to overall agriculture development in Nepal.
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    ESRC-DFID research for policy and practice: women's life choices

    Impact Initiative, 2018
    This collection of ESRC-DFID-funded research identifies critical elements that are important to address if women’s and girls’ lives are to change for the better. The research looks at the mobility constraints experienced by girls and how a lack of access to means of transport hampers their access to paid work, health services, and schooling.
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    No time to rest: women’s lived experiences of balancing paid work and unpaid care work

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2017
    This report provides evidence on the lived experiences of women in low-income families, as they strive to balance their paid work and unpaid care work responsibilities. It presents the findings of a mixed-methods research project carried out in India, Nepal, Rwanda, and Tanzania during 2015–17.
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    Maternal and child nutrition in Nepal: Examining drivers of progress from the mid-1990s to 2010s

    Elsevier, 2017
    This paper explores the drivers of Nepal's maternal and child nutrition success using document review, interviews with mothers, and quantitative analysis of DHS datasets. Our qualitative and quantitative analyses both highlight similar policy and community level changes but limited improvements in child feeding and care practices. 
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    Nepal

    Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD, 2017
    The purpose of this Country Evaluation Brief is to present relevant knowledge about donors’  development efforts in Myanmar. The brief systematises relevant findings from existing  evaluations of development interventions in the country. The idea is to present the findings  to the reader in a succinct and easily accessible format.
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    Nepal: evaluation portrait

    Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD, 2017
    "Evaluation Portraits" give short summaries of documents used as background for NORAD's series of "Country Evaluation Briefs" (CEB). Each CEB is accompanied with an Evaluation Portrait which may later be updated with new links to relevant evaluations.

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