Gender and development

Gender and development

Manual for evaluating quality of care from a gender perspective

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English
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Online
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International Planned Parenthood Federation, Western Hemisphere Region
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
New York, NY

Aims to operationalize concepts of quality of care, gender equity and sexual and reproductive rights.

Gender inequality and poverty: trends, linkages, analysis and policy implications

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English
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Online
Author: 
Sally Baden
Kirsty Milward
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BRIDGE development-gender
Publication Date: 
1997
Publication Place: 
Brighton, UK

Provides a detailed analysis of poverty trends, poverty measurement, and the relevance of households and labour markets for gender and poverty issues.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Gender at Work

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Research
Community education/development
Policy development

Works with development and human rights practitioners, researchers and policy makers to develop new theory and practice on how organizations can change gender-biased institutional rules, values, and practices. Aims to change the political, accountability, cultural and knowledge systems of organizations to challenge social norms and gender inequity. Website contains descriptions of projects they are undertaking, a discussion forum, and an e-zine.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(613) 527-1064
Email Address: 
arao@genderatwork.org
Street Address: 
7400 Haddington Place
City: 
Bethesda
Province: 
Maryland
Postal/ZIP Code: 
20817
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Multiple Email found: "arao@genderatwork.org and kelleher@glen-net.ca" Found multiple addresses: -- street: "7400 Haddington Place" -- street2: "" -- city: "Bethesda" -- province: "Maryland" -- postalcode: "20817" -- country: "United States Of America" Found multiple addresses: -- street: "PO Box 467" -- street2: "" -- city: "Maxville" -- province: "Ontario" -- postalcode: "" -- country: "Canada"

The gender guide for health communication programs

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English
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Author: 
Faria Zaman
Carol Underwood
Publisher: 
Population Communication Services
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Washington, DC

Encourages the incorporation of gender-based roles and responsibilities in the design, implementation, and evaluation of health communication programs.

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GEND.Z36 2003

The Gender and Health Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

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Educational Institution
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English
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Research
Policy development

Located at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, this multi-disciplinary research group has been at the forefront of work in gender and health, applying gender analysis and planning in their various areas of expertise.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
+44 (0) 151 7053195
Email Address: 
sjt@liv.ac.uk
Fax Number: 
+44 (0) 151 7071702
Street Address: 
Pembroke Place
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Liverpool
Postal/ZIP Code: 
L3 5QA

International Gender and Trade Network

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Research

Works to identify trade's impact on women and a women's agenda relative to trade and investment that will foster greater economic justice and security for women, families and communities globally.

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Primary Telephone: 
202-635-2757 ext. 115
Email Address: 
secretariat@coc.org
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Fax Number: 
202-832-9494
Street Address: 
1225 Otis St NE
City: 
Washington
Province: 
District of Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
20017

Emerging issues in gender and development: an overview

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Emma Bell
Publisher: 
BRIDGE (development - gender)
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Brighton, UK

Provides and overview of the emerging issues in gender and development policy, practice, and theory. Examines sector-wide approaches using a gender-based analysis. Discusses themes of poverty, globalization, knowledge management, information and communications technologies, conflict and emergencies, the environment, human rights, good governance, violence against women, men and masculinities, and HIV/AIDS. It also addresses health, education, agriculture, and private sectors.

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GEND.B45 2000
ISBN 1858643848

Women's economic agenda in the 21st century. Occasional paper series on gender, trade and development

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Maria Riley
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Center of Concern - Global Women's Project; International Gender and Trade Network - Secretariat
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Washington, DC

Explores why the women's movement is shifting from advocacy that is solely targeting the UN towards an increased focus on international institutions such as the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund and the World Trade Organization.

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GEND.R55 2001

Educating girls: gender gaps and gains

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English
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Paper
Online
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Population Action International
Publisher: 
Population Action International (PAI)
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Washington, DC

Presented as a wallchart. Identifies countries having a gender gap in education in 1995, based on the difference between male and female primary and secondary gross enrollment rates.

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ISSN 01999761

Men's involvement in gender and development policy and practice: beyond rhetoric

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Caroline Sweetman
Publisher: 
Oxfam GB
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Oxford, UK

Presents the papers of contributors at a seminar entitled "Beyond Rhetoric: Male Involvement in Gender and Development Policy and Pracitce," which was held at Queen Elizabeth House, University of Oxford, UK, from 9 to 10 June 2000. These papers explore ways in which development organisations have addressed gender and development in the past, the problems that they have faced, and possible ways of working which will take account of the concerns related to gender and development.

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ISBN 085598466X
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