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    The impact of HIV 1 on fertility in sub-Saharan Africa: causes and consequences

    United Nations Population Division, 2002
    This paper looks at the effects of HIV on reproductive behaviour, and the likely impacts on fertility level.
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    Empowering communities: participatory techniques for community-based programme development

    Academy for Educational Development, USA, 1998
    Manuals for a two- week course (suggested length) for the staff of organisations aiming to encourage community participation in health or other related sectors. Participants are ideally those who work directly with the communities involved in their pro grammes.
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    Promoting a European framework for corporate social responsibility

    International Institute for Environment and Development, 2001
    Response to a July 2001 European Commision Green Paper on corporate social responsibility. Argues that an EU strategy should recognise the value of considering all dimensions of business impacts on the economy, on society and the environment in an integrated way. The role and value of both voluntary and regulatory approaches must be considered alongside one another.
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    Towards Gender Equality in Tanzania: A Profile on Gender Relations

    1999
    How are men's social identities constructed in Tanzania? How can available qualitative and quantitative data be used in such a way as to reveal the nuances of interaction between women and men there? These and other questions are addressed in this gender country profile, which resulted from a participatory methods workshop on gender and development issues in Tanzania.
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    Making a difference for children affected by AIDS: baseline findings from operations research in Uganda

    Population Council, USA, 2001
    Many organisations have begun to provide services to support AIDS orphans in East and southern Africa however, few have undergone any process of systematic evaluation.This report is a result of collaboration with PLAN International, Makerere University, and the Horizons Program to assess: the impact of an orphan support program physical, educational, and emotional wellbeing of children
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    CEDAW Country Reports

    United Nations, 1998
    This section of the Divison for the Advancement of Women (DAW) website contains the CEDAW country reports submitted by states that have ratified or acceded to the Convention from 1995 onwards. Countries are legally bound to put the CEDAW provisions into practices and are also committed to submitting national reports on actions they have taken to comply with their treaty obligations.
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    Women and Armed Conflicts: A Study for the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Norway, 1999
    Modern day conflicts have removed the separation between civilians and the military, the home front and the battlefield. This has far-reaching consequences for civilians, particularly for women. The three reports offer information about women's roles in war and conflict both as actors and as victims.
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    Effectiveness of Parks in Protecting Tropical Biodiversity

    Komodo National Park, Indonesia, 2001
    This report assesses the impacts of anthropogenic threats on 93 protected areas in 22 tropical countries to test the hypothesis that parks are an effective means to protect tropical biodiversity. Each park tested was over 5 years old and greater than 5,000 hectares.
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    Rangelands and livestock as a nich opportunity for Ladakh

    International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2000
    This article discusses livestock and rangelands in Ladakh. This report presents a general overview of Ladakh's livestock production systems, a review of current government policies, suggestions to modify or enhance these policies, and possible studies to determine suitability of recommendations.
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    The potential for rangeland development in Yak rearing areas of the Tibetan Plateau

    International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2000
    This paper initially highlights the general characteristics of rangelands and pastoral production systems of the Tibetan Plateau.The article finds that:given the realities of life in a heterogeneous and marginal environment, the issue of secure resource tenure, both customary and legal, is fundamental for effective rangeland managementa simple shift in tenure from the communal (trad

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