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- Document1998To 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.DocumentNorwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD, 2000The 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.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2000Is 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.Document
Gender-orientation in the Post-harvest Sector: Pointers for Identifying Gender-specific Aspects in the Post-harvest Sector1998The 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.DocumentWorking Party on Gender Equality, 1999How 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 reportsDocumentAustralian Agency for International Development, 2000There 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.DocumentHelpAge International, 2000An estimated 500 women are murdered very year in Tanzania after being accused of witchcraft, and many are driven from their homes and communities. Many are older women, who are used as scapegoats for family misfortune. Belief in witchcraft is embedded in African ancient history and remains strong despite modernisation and development.DocumentHelpAge International, 2000Widows in India comprise 8 percent of the female population, with 64 percent aged over 80 years. As in other countries, there are many more widows than widowers because more men die before their wives, and widowed men are much more likely to remarry. This study shows that women become economically and socially isolated upon the death of their husband.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 1998The roles of poverty and 'adverse cultural practices' in perpetuating the gender gap in primary education evident in many developing countries are explored in this paper. It investigates whether variations in terms of the gender gap can be explained by a country's level of development.DocumentWorld Bank, 1999Does violence have a gender' What is the impact of armed conflict and political violence on relations between men and women' The World Bank organised a conference to discuss issues of gender and violence and the importance of integrating a gender approach when dealing with conflict situations.