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    Genomics and world health

    World Health Organization, 2002
    In the coming decades, information generated by genomics will have major benefits for the prevention, diagnosis and management of many diseases which have been difficult or impossible to control.The purpose of this report is to help the 191 WHO Member States to ensure that genome technology is used to reduce rather than exacerbate global inequalities in health status.
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    Job opportunites with Women's World Banking

    Women's World Banking, 2002
    Women’s World Banking, a global network of microfinancing institutions, seeks to change the way the world works by connecting poor women to economic and financial systems.Information about opportunities to work with WWB is available on the organisational website
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    Surmounting the challenges of globalization

    Finance and Development, IMF, 2002
    Short, polemical statement on the actions needed on globalisation issues from senior IMF official, arguing that:besides finding solutions to problems, we need to find ways to implement them effectivelywe need to ensure that measures are taken to meet internationally agreed targetswe need to revisit the institutions of global governance, to establish mechanisms to implement global s
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    Making globalization work for the poor

    Finance and Development, IMF, 2002
    Argues that globalisation is not necessarily good for the poor. Within many developing countries, globalization is exacerbating inequalities at various levels. Income gaps based on access to markets, productive assets, and education are widening, acting as a brake on poverty-reduction efforts.
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    Making AIDS part of the global development agenda

    Finance and Development, IMF, 2002
    Developing countries that do not, or cannot, protect human capital will not be able to participate fully in the global economy, much less take advantage of the opportunities it affords. This paper from the journal Finance and Development, from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), looks at opportunities for countries to include strategies for tackling AIDS in their national policy frameworks.
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    Instruments for Gender Equality in Trade Agreements

    2001
    Because economic policies are not gender-neutral, this document proposes a set of indicators which allow an initial analysis of the effects of trade policies and expansion on women and gender relations.
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    Review of studies of the economic impact of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center

    Government Accountability Office, US Congress, 2002
    Comparative assessment of key reports from different organisations regarding the economic impact of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Centre buildings in New York City. The paper aimed to objectively explore the studies and estimations of each organisation's report, and determine if they meet standard economic criteria for analysing economic impacts.
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    The social clause and sustainable development

    International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development, 2002
    Policy oriented paper aiming to contribute to the debate on trade and the social clause by providing a complementary analytical framework to look at the relationship between labour standards, trade, and sustainable development.The paper first examines the economic arguements for the core labour standards which the social clause enshrines and argues that the enforcement of labour standards is mo
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    Increasing trade and investment: policies, institutions, and development assistance

    Development Experience Clearinghouse, USAID, 2002
    First in a series of USAID policy briefs which will "explore solutions to the challenges of international development".
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    Sexual Pleasure as a Women's Human Right: Experiences from a Grassroots Training Program in Turkey

    Women for Women's Rights - New Ways, Turkey, 2000
    Women's sexuality remains a strong taboo in Turkey. Most women have little or no access to information on sexuality as the issue is not addressed in either the formal education system or in informal systems such as the family or community. This silence around women's sexuality can leave women ill equipped to deal with sexual relations and develop happy sex lives.

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