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- DocumentConciliation Resources, 1997The burden of preserving the social order during conflicts often weighs on women. Women as survivors of war have special needs and perspectives that must be taken into account and incorporated into mechanisms of post-conflict reconstruction and peace-building.Document
Background Paper on Mainstreaming Gender in the Humanitarian Response to Emergencies: XXXVI Meeting, Rome - 22-23 April 1999United Nations, 1999Emergencies and crisis situations have a different impact on women, girls, men and boys. During conflict, natural disasters, emergency and post-crisis situations women experience extreme changes in their lives. These are especially linked to an increase of violence, less access to health care, added stress on their livelihood strategies.Document
Policy Statement for the Integration of a Gender Perspective in Humanitarian Assistance: XXXI Meeting, Geneva - 31 May 1999United Nations, 1999The Interagency Standing Committee (IASC) is committed to the integration of a gender perspective into humanitarian responses and policies. Emergencies and disasters have a different impact on women and men.DocumentEuropean Parliament, 2000Women contribute substantially to peace-building efforts but are often excluded from negotiations and the decision-making process.DocumentYouth Advocate Program International, 2000Life-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.DocumentWorld Bank, 1999The 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.DocumentNew Zealand Digital Library Project: Food and Agricultural Organisation module, 1996Drawing 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.Document
Summary of Gender-Related Research Findings and Recommendations for the Pilot Environmental Communication Campaigns from Palawan, Davao del Sur and Cebu ProvincesGreenCOM, 1997How 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.Document
Setting the Stage: Global Trends in Gender and Demand Responsive Water Supply, Sanitation and HygieneIRC International Water and Sanitation Centre, 1997Drawn 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.DocumentOrganisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, 1994Produced 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.