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    Gender or Sex: Who Cares? - Skills-building Resource Pack on Gender and Reproductive Health for Adolescents and Youth Workers

    IPAS, 2001
    What is the difference between gender and sex? How does gender affect our health? This manual offers an introduction to the topic of gender and sexual and reproductive health (SRH), with a special emphasis on violence, HIV/STIs, unwanted pregnancy and unsafe abortion, and is for professionals and volunteers who work with young people concerning the influence of gender on SRH issues.
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    An overview of export processing zones: selected Asian countries

    Department of Economics, University of Wollongong, Australia, 2002
    This paper surveys the literature on the performance of Export Processing Zones (EPZs), focusing on research that has used a benefit-cost analytical framework.The paper evaluates the future of EPZs in the light of the abolition of the Multi Fibre Arrangement (MFA)reviews the background of EPZsanalyses the method for the 'enclave model'reports on the economic performance of s
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    China in the international segmentation of production processes

    Centre d'études prospectives et d'informations internationales, 2002
    The paper analyses China’s rise in international trade in the context of globalisation, in the sense of the reorganisation of production on a worldwide basis. Production processes have become internationally fragmented, as firms located in different countries take part in the production of a commodity but at different stages of the value-added chain.
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    Every child counts: new global estimates on child labour

    International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour, 2002
    As part of its effort to increase the knowledge base on child labour, the ILO has prepared new global estimates on the overall magnitude and distribution of working children.
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    Strategic intentions: managing knowledge networks for sustainable development

    International Institute for Sustainable Development, Winnipeg, 2001
    Guide written for practitioners who are working with different models of individual and institutional knowledge collaboration.
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    Promoting Education for Girls in Tanzania

    Zed Books Limited, 1999
    Continued economic crisis and structural adjustment programme are undermining efforts toward the realisation of gender equality in primary schools. The reintroduction of school fees has affected parents' ability to meet the costs of education, but this has hit girls' participation more than boys' through the practice of male-preference.
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    BRIDGE Bibliography 12: Gender and Economic Globalisation: An Annotated Bibliography

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2002
    This bibliography gives annotations of 52 texts on gender and economic globalisation. The texts are divided into three main sections: the impact of globalisation; trade agreements, policy and financial institutions; and responses to globalisation. The overview featured at the beginning of the bibliography provides a guide to the annotated texts.
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    Public employment as social protection mechanism

    Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2001
    One of the important features of the Turkish labor market is that public employment traditionally constitutes a large share of total employment. This share was 33 percent in 1990 and declined to 28 percent in 1996.Public administration employment constituted about 17 percent of the non-agricultural employment and about 10 percent of total employment in 1998.
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    Exchange rate and domestic prices in the GCC countries

    Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2001
    The large amount of imports to GCC countries mean that domestic prices are more sensitive to changes in import prices than to domestic economic conditions.
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    The Lebanese telecommunication sector and the impact of privatization on the labor market

    Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2001
    In Lebanon, the labour implications of privatising the telecom sector have not yet been fully addressed. Job losses have been forecasted. This paper explores the issues.The report suggests that privatising the telecoms sector is very profitable for both the seller and the buyer. The big winner should be the economy as a whole, more specifically the Lebanese consumer.

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