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    BRIDGE Report 39: Gender Issues in Financial Liberalisation and Financial Sector Reform

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 1996
    Do interest rates or financial services matter to women in developing countries? This report analyses gender issues in financial liberalisation and argues that processes of financial sector reform affect men and women differently. Gender analysis has an important role in the design and implementation of financial sector restructuring.
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    BRIDGE Report 41: Gender Issues in Agricultural Market Liberalisation

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 1998
    Are men and women affected differently by agricultural liberalisation? If so, how can future policy integrate gender concerns? There is growing recognition that gender and other social issues must be a key consideration for the successful implementation of agricultural liberalisation policies.
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    Gender and Institutions: Guiding Questions Working Paper

    BRIDGE, 1999
    Sector Wide Approaches (SWAps) form the main framework for Danida's development assistance and SWAps are increasingly being adopted by donor agencies as an effective and efficient way to ensure that development initiatives have national reach and ownership. Danida has developed a series of guidelines to ensure that sector programming integrates gender equality concerns.
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    Increasing Women's Involvement in Community Decision-Making: a Means to Improve Iron Status

    1998
    Deficiencies in iron, iodine and vitamin A can lead to increased vulnerability to illness, fatigue, blindness, memory loss and an increased likelihood of mental retardation among offspring.
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    Gender Mainstreaming in Water, Environment and Sanitation

    1998
    To achieve gender balance in water and sanitation programming it is essential to address both the different needs of men and women, girls and boys, and the inequalities in access to and control over resources.
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    Assessing Needs for Assistance to Women Entrepreneurs in Income Generating Activities in Uganda

    Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD, 2000
    The Norwegian Government has launched a strategy for private sector development in Uganda aimed at income generating activities. An initial study of the situation revealed that the role of women was not satisfactorily attended to.
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    BRIDGE Report 48: Glossary on Macroeconomics from a Gender Perspective

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2000
    Is gender relevant to macroeconomics? What are the gendered implications of various economic concepts, methodologies and approaches? This glossary highlights the gender dimensions of key macroeconomic concepts and processes, and areas where gender is increasingly being considered in economic theory, policy formulation and evaluation.
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    Gender-orientation in the Post-harvest Sector: Pointers for Identifying Gender-specific Aspects in the Post-harvest Sector

    1998
    The success of projects aimed at reducing women's workloads in the post-harvest sector depends upon careful situation analyses that include the interests of all involved, both men and women. Aimed at head office and field staff, this paper presents a range of questions that can be used in planning and implementation as well as in monitoring and evaluating projects.
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    Reaching the Goals in the S-21: Gender Equality and Environment. Volume III

    Working Party on Gender Equality, 1999
    How have bilateral development cooperation agencies attempted to mainstream gender equality perspectives in their work on environment' Intended to support agencies' implementation of the OECD Development Assistance Committee's policy statement, 'Shaping the 21st century: the contribution of development co- operation' (1996), this report presents the key findings and good practices from the reports
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    Gender Guidelines: Water Supply and Sanitation

    Australian Agency for International Development, 2000
    There are countless examples in the developing world of water and sanitation (WSS) projects which have failed because not all members of the community, particularly women, were fully involved in and committed to the projects.

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