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- DocumentInternational Committee of the Red Cross, 2001Reports on a study aimed at improving its understanding of the specific impact that armed conflict has on women. This study, the final report of which is nearing completion, investigates the needs of women in war, the protection accorded to women by international humanitarian law, and ICRC activities on behalf of women in their worldwide operations.DocumentUnited Nations [UN] Department for Disarmament Affairs, 2001This paper demonstrates women's long term struggles for disarmament, examining, for example, UN conferences involving women and peace, the Liberian Women's Initiative.DocumentOlder Workers, 2000Paper aims to identify issues and contribute to the debate by governments, employers and trade unions, on legislative and policy measures necessary to address economic and social concerns raised by an ageing population.DocumentJournal of World System Research, 2001This paper casts a gender perspective on globalization to illuminate the contradictory effects on women workers and on women ’s activism.The paper begins by examining the various dimensions of globalization (economic,political,and cultural) with a focus on their contradictory social-gender effects.Document
The effect of early childhood development programs on women's labor force participation and older children's schooling in KenyaGendernet, World Bank, 2000Paper analyses the effect of childcare costs on households' behaviour in Kenya.Document
Gender, households, and markets: inherited land and labour force participation of rural household in the Cordillera Region, PhilippinesGlobal Development Network, 2000The unitary view of the household can easily overlook the importance of the household, the family or domestic sphere as an arena where gender relations play a critical role. A collective approach to the household, on the other hand, enables gender relations to become a constituent part of household analysis.DocumentGlobal Development Network, 2000This study deals with two genders, two generations, and three processes over time. It is set in urban Peru, on the outskirts of the capital Lima, and one of the processes concerns the settlement and consolidation of a shanty community. The second process concerns household life cycles, described from the very different points of view of husbands and wives and their adolescent children.DocumentPoverty Elimination Programme, UNDP, 1998Surveys a body of recent work which argues that: macroeconomic policies are generally gender-biased in their effectsgender inequalities at the micro and meso levels have macroeconomic implications.After a brief overview of how economics of gender has evolved over time, the next four sections discuss the relevance of gender in the context of the different aspects of macroeconomiDocumentPanos Institute, London, 1998Gender violence causes more death and disability among women aged 15 to 44 than cancer, malaria, traffic accidents or even war.DocumentUS Agency for International Development, 2000Despite their small number, this paper finds that the post-conflict emergence of women's organisations in Cambodia have been contributing to the empowerment of women via vocational training and microcredit programs. They are assisting victims of HIV/AIDS, of domestic violence, and of trafficking and forced prostitution.