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    Rethinking Differences and Rights in Sexual and Reproductive Health: A Training Manual for Health Care Providers

    Centre for Information and Development of Women, La Paz, Bolivia, 1999
    The Bolivian government enacted progressive sexual and reproductive health policies and implemented programmes throughout the 1990s. In spite of these efforts, many women and men still do not have access to sufficient sexual and reproductive health information or basic health and social support services.
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    In Unity There is Power, Processes of Participation and Empowerment

    2000
    This training module is a result of the work undertaken by the 'Toward Equity' project-World Conservation Union/Arias Foundation and is part of a series. It is intended to be used by specialists involved in training facilitation activities and focuses on the analysis of power as an inequality factor and on its implications in rural development initiatives.
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    Women's Participation Projects. A Rights Approach to Social Exclusion. A Guide for Practitioners

    Active Learning Centre, 2000
    This booklet describes the genesis, progress and evaluation of five women's participation projects located in Kenya, Tanzania, Ghana, Zambia and Uganda, ranging from mobilising around violence against women to cross-party cooperation to education for local democracy. These projects were developed by the Active Learning Centre in partnership with local non-governmental organisations.
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    Methodology for Participatory Assessments (MPA) with Communities, Institutions and Policy Makers. Linking Sustainability with Demand, Gender and Poverty

    2000
    Experience has shown that water and sanitation investments, which take local demand into account are more likely to be sustained. This calls for new methods and tools to enable project planners and service providers to engage with all consumers and to ensure that frequently excluded groups are not overlooked.
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    A conceptual framework for violence reduction

    Gendernet, World Bank, 1999
    Because violence is a complex social, economic, and political problem, its resolution requires strategies integrated throughout affected communities and nations, and based on a conceptual framework that brings a holistic understanding of the causes and impacts of violence and possible interventions for reducing it.With an overall focus on the Latin American and Caribbean region this paper prese
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    The impact of social labelling on child labour in India's carpet industry

    International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour, 2000
    At present, child-labour related social labelling in India is limited only to the carpet industry and is characterised by the existence of a multiplicity of labels that have generated numerous claims and counter-claims in recent times.This study examines the impact of four labelling programmes on child labour in the carpet industry: Rugmark, Kaleen, STEP and Care & Fair.
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    Child labour in the developed economies

    International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour, 2001
    Whilst much attention is directed toward the controversial issues surrounding child labour in developing countries, the purpose of this report is to focus on the role of working children in the developed countries. The author argues that there are two main reasons to examine the situation of working children in the developed world:the historical problems associated with child labour bee
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    Movement of natural persons and trade in services: liberalising temporary movement of labour under the GATS

    Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations, 1999
    This paper examines constraints on temporary movement of labour and proposes ways to strengthen and broaden the overall GATS framework in this area of trade in services.It proposes the introduction of multilateral guidelines for regulations that restrict the movement of labour along with greater transparency and specificity in the commitments made on movement of 'natural persons'.A number o
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    Competition policy, development and developing countries

    Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations, 1999
    The paper suggests a number of concepts and principles of economics that, although fully grounded in modern economic analysis, have not as yet been applied to the field of competition policy in developing countries.To summarise the main conclusions:1) It is important for developing countries to have a competition policy which takes account of their level of development and the objective of
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    Educating nomadic herders out of poverty?: culture, education and poverty in Turkana and Karamoja

    World Bank, 2001
    This research article was carried out under the umbrella of the Learning and Research Program on Culture and Poverty of the World Bank.

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