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    HIV/AIDS and development in the education sector

    Health Economics & HIV/AIDS Research Division, University of Natal, 2000
    The objective of this paper is to describe the underlying problem of HIV/AIDS in the context of education development in Southern Africa, and also to identify opportunities for remedial action and positive enablement.
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    The hidden battle: HIV/AIDS in the family and community

    Health Economics & HIV/AIDS Research Division, University of Natal, 2000
    This paper examines the impact on family and community of the three ‘phases’ in the cycle of illnessand death from AIDS: 1. the illness; 2. the period following immediately after death; and 3. the longer-term aftermath.
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    Economic development in Africa: performances, prospects and policy issues

    United Nations [UN] Conference on Trade and Development, 2001
    Reviews Africa's development in the 1990s and analyses the domestic and external impediments to sustained and rapid growth in Africa.It discusses policy options for enhancing growth and development in Africa in order to meet the objectives set forth by the international community, including that of reducing poverty by half by the year 2015 as contained in the Millennium Declaration.
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    Challenging poverty, vulnerability and social exclusion in Nicaragua: some considerations for poverty reduction strategies

    Coordinadora Civil para la Emergencia y la Reconstrucción, Nicaragua, 2001
    The article considers recent official evidence on the magnitude, distribution and change in the depth of poverty in Nicaragua between 1993 to 1998.Identifies macroeconomic approaches to growth, aid and poverty reduction.
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    Mainstreaming: a Strategy for Achieving Equality between Women & Men. A Think Piece

    BRIDGE, 1996
    The Beijing Declaration and the Platform for Action resulting from the Fourth World Conference on Women provided an internationally agreed upon strategy for gender equality. To contribute to the consolidation of these achievements, the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) commissioned a series of discussion papers that cover some of the most important issues.
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    Overview: Gender Equality and Emergency Assistance/Conflict Resolution

    BRIDGE, 1997
    Integrating a gender perspective into the emergency assistance and conflict resolution sector is fundamental to ensure that relief programmes are implemented to include the different needs of women and men and that more equitable gender relations are built at a transition time which may present opportunities for change in social patterns.
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    Gender and the Environment in Development Cooperation. An Assessment of Agenda 21 and the Platform for Action

    BRIDGE, 1997
    What are the interlinkages between promoting equality between women and men and supporting an environmentally sustainable development? The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) has identified a clear need to investigate and understand this link in order to be able to develop policy directives, operational guidelines and best practices.
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    Rural Livelihoods

    BRIDGE, 1999
    This overview text emphasises the importance of considering gender in livelihood systems analysis since women and men: interact in different ways with the natural resource base through their varied roles, work, responsibilities and relationships; have different rights of access, control and ownership of natural resources; are the source of different knowledge and skills; and experience the outcome
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    Infrastructure

    BRIDGE, 2001
    This overview of gender and infrastructure has been written by the Infrastructure and Urban Development Department (IUDD) of the Department for International Development, UK, (DFID).
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    The strengthening of IPRs in developing countries and complimentary legislation

    Department for International Development, UK, 2001
    This paper considers areas of legislation and aspects relating to the implementation of IPRs that should accompany the introduction or reform of IPRs laws in developing countries.

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