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Searching with a thematic focus on Gender, Evidence for policy and practice

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    Scholarships: the impact and effectiveness for disadvantaged children and girls

    Health and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2014
    This report outlines a number of different scholarship, stipend and cash transfer programmes (CCTs). Evidence on the effectiveness and impact is mixed. Most programmes increase enrolments, but the impact on learning is less clear.
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    Impact of gender-responsive budgeting

    Governance and Social Development Resource Centre, 2013
    “What is the evidence on the impact of gender-responsive budgeting on gender outcomes and on resource distribution within government bodies, in developing countries? Where possible, identify the key requirements for success and lessons learned in gender-responsive budgeting.”
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    Sourcing examples of policy and programming practice for empowering women in a rural context

    Evidence on Demand, 2013
    This reports deals with the issue of empowering women in a rural context, aiming at promoting transformative gender policy by updating livelihoods advisers’ knowledge of gender in a changing agricultural and rural context.
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    Gender in political economy analysis

    Governance and Social Development Resource Centre, 2014
    This report provides a brief examination of how and where gender analysis is incorporated into Political Economy Analysis (PEA). An initial review of the literature indicates that gender is not systematically included in PEA.
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    Violence against women and girls in Timor-Leste

    Governance and Social Development Resource Centre, 2012
    The high prevalence of gender-based violence, particularly domestic violence, in Timor-Leste is considered to be a key challenge for the country. There is recognition that incidents of intimate partner violence and family violence have been increasing significantly. A recent study has found that (2009-2010) approximately 38 per cent women aged 15-49 have experienced physical violence.
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    Conflict and sexual and domestic violence against women

    Governance and Social Development Resource Centre, 2009
    In this document the author seeks to respond to the critical question: Conflict has often been associated with rape. Has conflict inevitably been associated with increases in violence against women (including domestic violence)?
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    The impact of conflict on women’s education, employment and health care

    Governance and Social Development Resource Centre, 2009
    Conflict restricts women’s freedom of movement. The subsequent impact on education, employment and health care is hard, therefore, to dispute but are these effects universal? This brief focuses on the Middle East, Latin America, and central and east Asia.

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