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    The State of World Population 2001: footprints and milestones: population and environmental change

    United Nations Population Fund, 2001
    As populations grow and demand increases, the search for water, food, and energy resources and the resulting impact on the environment are calling sustainability into question.
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    Foreign direct investment and international agreements: a south perspective

    South Centre, 2001
    The case against an MAI style agreement is stronger now than when the original agreement was dismissed by the OECD.
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    Impact assessment of appropriate and innovative technologies in enterprise development

    Enterprise Development Impact Assessment Information Service, 2001
    The impact of innovative and appropriate technologies on the livelihoods of the poor and the disadvantaged in developing countries has been the concern of the UK Government's Department for International Development (DFID), for some time.
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    Women in war and peace: grassroots peacebuilding

    United States Institute of Peace, 2000
    Many of the efforts under way to sustain peace in countries and regions beset by or emerging from violent conflict are undertaken by grassoots organisations formed by those whose lives are most directly and significantly affected by the conflict .
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    Combating trafficking in children for labour exploitation in West and Central Africa

    International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour, 2001
    In October 1999, ILO/IPEC launched a sub-regional project entitled "Combating trafficking in children for labour exploitation in West and Central Africa", with the financial support of the Department of Labour, U.S.A.
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    Getting rid of child labour

    International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour, 2000
    The main objective of this paper is to debunk some of the long standing myths about child labour and and contribute to the analytical and empirical basis for answering the policy question of whether and to what extent changes in GNP per capita, poverty, inequality, structure of the economy, demographic factors and basic education could effectively reduce the employment of child labour.The study
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    The economic crisis and child labour in Indonesia

    International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour, 2000
    The economic crisis has imposed a tremendous burden on households in Indonesia but much of the cost of adjustment among children has been hidden from public scrutiny.This paper reviews the impact of the financial and economic crisis on child workers in Indonesia and discusses government responses to the crisis and policy initiatives which the government, international agencies and NGOs might co
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    Case Studies of two women's health projects in Bolivia

    1999
    Fertility and maternal mortality rates in Bolivia are among the highest in Latin America. Two women-centered health programmes have been developed in Bolivia to respond to women's reproductive health needs in a way that includes all women, especially poor indigenous ones, and that influences changes in policies and practices.
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    Embracing Participation in Development: Worldwide Experience from CARE's Reproductive Health Programs with a Step-by-step Field Guide to Participatory Tools and Techniques

    CARE International, 1999
    What is participation? How can it be embraced and applied in development programmes? CARE (Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere) identified the need to use more participatory approaches, but it was equally felt that more guidance was needed to apply participatory methods to the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of projects and programmes.
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    Rethinking Differences and Rights in Sexual and Reproductive Health: A Training Manual for Health Care Providers

    Centre for Information and Development of Women, La Paz, Bolivia, 1999
    The Bolivian government enacted progressive sexual and reproductive health policies and implemented programmes throughout the 1990s. In spite of these efforts, many women and men still do not have access to sufficient sexual and reproductive health information or basic health and social support services.

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