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    Discrimination Against the Girl Child: Female Infanticide, Female Genital Cutting and Honor Killing

    Youth Advocate Program International, 2000
    Life-threatening practices against girl children which are often supported for religious and cultural reasons, are widely reported in China, South Asia, the Middle East and parts of Africa.
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    Gender and Transport: Managing and Financing Rural Transport

    World Bank, 1999
    The initial 10 slides of this powerpoint presentation set out the following: the rationale for addressing gender and transport; some statistics; gender and transport issues; lessons learnt from recent experience; key issues for transport professionals; and strategies for engaging rural women.
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    Gender and Energy Planning

    New Zealand Digital Library Project: Food and Agricultural Organisation module, 1996
    Drawing on a report of a Sub-Regional Training Course on Women in Wood Energy Development (FAO, 1996), this paper outlines the different positions that can be taken regarding the reason for, and purpose of, a gender approach in energy planning.
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    Summary of Gender-Related Research Findings and Recommendations for the Pilot Environmental Communication Campaigns from Palawan, Davao del Sur and Cebu Provinces

    GreenCOM, 1997
    How can local environmental communication campaigns address gender differences in environmental knowledge, attitudes and behaviours' This report is based on information gathered on local government unit officials, local leaders and community members in three provinces in the Philippines.
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    Setting the Stage: Global Trends in Gender and Demand Responsive Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene

    IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre, 1997
    Drawn from the UNESCO Regional Workshop on Women's Participation in Water Management which took place in Pretoria, South Africa in November 1998, this paper explores the concept of gender in relation to sustainable water supply and sanitation (WSS) services.
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    Participatory Development and Gender: Articulating Concepts and Cases

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, 1994
    Produced as part of OECD's research programme on The Human Factor in Development, this paper emphasises the importance of gender differentiation in participatory development. It initially explains why a gender perspective is necessary, arguing that it is imperative to identify ALL the social actors in the pre-project analysis of institutional mechanisms and social processes.
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    Issues in Urban and Rural Environments

    GreenCOM, 1996
    GreenCOM is the Environmental Education and Communication Project of USAID. This report provides an overview of the project, and how gender has been integrated into its work. Included are examples of projects in Africa, Jordan, Ecuador, Niger, Egypt, and El Salvador, highlighting the main gender-related findings.
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    Gender and Recycling: Qualitative Phase, Quito, Ecuador - Summary Report

    Environmental Education and Communication Project, 1996
    In 1993 the municipality of Quito, Ecuador initiated a pilot program in several areas of lower-middle and lower class neighbourhoods to encourage households to recycle their waste; however it has been found that recycling levels are still low, and are deteriorating over time.
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    Prevention is better than cure. Tackling cardiovascular disease in the Seychelles

    id21 Development Research Reporting Service, 2001
    The Republic of Seychelles in the Indian Ocean has developed rapidly over the last 30 years, partly due to booming tourism. GDP per capita increased in real terms from $2927 in 1980 to $5731 in 1999. In that time, infectious diseases have been tamed and infant mortality has dropped from 50 to 10 per 1000 live births.
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    Tip Sheet on Globalisation and Equality Between Women and Men

    Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, 1998
    How do gender-differentiated effects of globalisation arise? These questions are answered in this 2-page Sida guideline. Whilst globalisation - defined as policies and trends associated with market liberalisation - is often assumed to have similar impacts on women and men, the effects in fact reinforce existing patterns of inequality between them.