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- DocumentUnited Nations Development Programme, 1998The growing body of work on gender analysis is reviewed in this study. The main lines of convergence and difference of recent approaches is examined, and the results of their incorporation into training packages and programmes assessed.DocumentOrganisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, 1998As the international development community moves to implement a partnership approach, these guidelines provide practical guidance on ensuring the effective incorporation of gender equality as a cross-cutting objective in all aspects of development co-operation.DocumentBRIDGE, 1999UNHCR's effort to achieve gender equality for women refugees is aimed at incorporating a gender equality perspective in all operational activities.Document
APRODEV - Summary of the outcome of the APRODEV-ECHO seminar on Gender and Emergencies. Brussels, 4-5 November 19961996This document describes the outcomes of the APRODEV (Association of World Council of Churches related Development Organisations in Europe)-ECHO (European Union Humanitarian Aid Office) seminar on Gender and Emergencies, held 4-5 November 1996.DocumentLoughborough University of Technology, 1997Shouldn't communities be given equal opportunity to participate in the provision and delivery of water projects' If so, why is that men tend to be in the fore in water supply programmes' To date, gender planning has been treated as a marginalised activity in the water sector resulting in women's access to and control over information and resources lagging behind men's.Document
EUROSTEP (European Solidarity Towards Equal Participation of People) Gender and Humanitarian Assistance, an Eurostep PaperEurostep, 1996Disasters impact upon women and men differently. Women have specific needs in terms of their reproductive health, physical safety (including rape and abuse) and the welfare of their children and families. Only recently have such gender specific needs been accounted for, but much still needs to be done.DocumentSustainable Development Department, FAO SD Dimensions, 1997Based on FAO's Plan of Action for Women in Development (1996-2001) this document describes FAO's conceptual framework for analysing the implications of gender in sustainable agriculture and rural development, and outlines its strategies and actions aimed at addressing these issues.Document1995As the Food and Agriculture Organization's framework for implementing the Platform for Action adopted at the United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women (September 1995), this paper details a strategy for achieving a number of objectives specifically relating to rural women.DocumentWorld Bank, 1998Girls in Guinea have the lowest levels of primary school participation in the world (32 percent). This has not changed in the last ten years. Repetition (the need to repeat a grade) and dropout rates are double for girls than for boys. Reasons for this situation are the scarcity of female students and poor facilities that discourage girls' attendance (e.g.DocumentPanos Institute, London, 200063 percent of primary age girls in Kenya enrol in school each year. This gender gap at primary level is reflected in later years by the less than 30 percent female university student body. This report outlines the hostile and intimidating environments that hinder female education and points to lack of action by authorities to alleviate the situation.