The Roots of Gender Inequality in Developing Countries
Norms such as patrilocality and concern for women's “purity” help explain the ... Note that the article's focus is the causes rather than effects of gender inequality, and .... which economic development induces men to support women's rights; in her model, fathers ..... Europe, but it has persisted in, for example, South Asia.
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Harmful Traditional Practices in Three Countries of South Asia
... Asia: culture, human rights and violence against women ... J. Causes and consequences of harmful traditional and cultural practices……… ... contribute to violence against women in the three South Asian countries of Nepal, ... provided an important values framework for identifying customs, traditions and practices that are.
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Fact Sheet No.23, Harmful Traditional Practices Affecting the - ohchr
I. An appraisal of harmful traditional practices and their effects on women and the girl child ... violation of international human rights laws, such practices persist because they ... causes, and their consequences for the health of women and the girl child. .... Throughout South-East Asia and urban African communities, FGM is ...
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The Causes, Consequences and Solutions to Forced Child - ICRW
Jul 15, 2010 ... gross violation of human rights and a barrier to girls' health and ... ICRW works to make women an integral part of alleviating global ... marriage are highest in parts of Africa, and in South Asia, where ..... Finally, the practice of forced child marriage stands in direct conflict with the objectives of the Millennium.
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Women 2000 and Beyond: Women, gender equality and sport
Dec 3, 2007 ... effects of osteoporosis, which women .... A rights-based understanding of sport ..... of Concern L, The girl-child, Strategic Objective L.4, para. 280 (d). ..... Promoting and strengthening women in the South Asian Tsunami region.
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Achieving Gender Equality, Women's Empowerment and
Women's rights as human rights, Ms. Michelle Bachelet . ... Trends and Challenges and Their Impact on Gender Equality and ..... association of southeast asian Nations .... The process of identifying success stories, lessons learned and gaps ... Agenda, with a focus on its gender-related goals and objectives; (2) explore.
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Domestic Violence Against Women and Girls - UNICEF Office of
Feb 25, 2000 ... violence, its causes and consequences, and an international consensus has developed on .... health care amounts to a violation of women's rights. ... strategic objectives, and listed concrete .... Asia and the Pacific .... marily in South Asia, North Africa, the ..... ted within this jurisdiction, to identify those.
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Women, education and empowerment - Unesco
As women's education has become one of the key development objectives in the nineties, ... the UNESCO Institute for Education (UIE) together with the Principal Regional Office for Asia ... tood their conditions, knew their rights and ... but also for assessing the impact of their pro- ... and South America) attended the Seminar .
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USAID Gender Equality and Female Empowerment Policy
enhance women's empowerment and reduce gender gaps, the .... effects on individuals and communities; and .... particular focus on gender equality and women's rights. ... other regions, such as subSaharan Africa and South Asia, girls ..... gender analysis should identify root causes of existing gender inequalities or obsta.
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Gender and energy - UNDP
Part II of this module outlines learning objectives and presents what users can expect to ... as well as the impact of climate change on the energy sector. Part VI ... Identify gender barriers in the energy sector that contribute to women's poverty (time ... basic energy or energy services, especially South Asia; millions still rely on.
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women's access to justice - UN Women
SOUTHEAST ASIA REGIONAL JUDICIAL COLLOQUIUM ON GENDER EQUALITY ... the protection and support of women human rights defenders ..... inadequacies of the law contribute to as well as result in both the cause and effect of women's ..... Judges certainly have a role to play in identifying gaps in the domestic ...
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Violence against Women and Girls: Lessons from South Asia
All queries on rights and licenses should be addressed to the Publishing and Knowledge Division, The World. Bank ... Methods to Identify and Definitions of Targeted ... 1.1 Types of Violence Experienced by Girls and Women in South Asia, .... Such violence has economic and fiscal consequences for South Asian countries.
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Child Marriage in South Asia - Center for Reproductive Rights
Section III: Constitutional Norms and Jurisprudence in South Asia .... Rapporteur on Violence against Women, its causes and consequences ..... key objectives: ..... sentenced to one year in prison for “causing grievous hurt by an act so rashly ...
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Gender analysis of women's political participation in 7 South-East
for women's political participation in 7 South-East Asian countries. A. Comparative and ... to meet the gender equality objective in all respects. The following are ...
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Gender Equality in Education, Employment and - OECD
May 24, 2012 ... In developing countries, the economic empowerment of women is a prerequisite for sustainable .... Business too needs to think about the effect of their corporate ... several reasons for this. ... attitudes explain an important part of these gender differences. ...... South Asia, the Middle East and North Africa .
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Gender Thematic Guidance Note - Human Development Reports
manifestations and causes of gender inequalities are listed. ... example, primary enrolment rates of girls approximately doubled in South Asia, Sub-Saharan ... reduction strategies insufficiently address the differential impact of poverty by gender and ..... Human rights, and specifically women's rights, are integral aspects of ...
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core standards - Utah State Office of Education
South Weber, UT 84405. (801) 479-7479. District 5 .... and Core objectives and standards rather than completion of .... Explain the reasons for the Mormon migration to Utah. b. Explore ..... Examine the extension of women's political and legal rights. Standard .... Analyze the impact of Mongol invasion on Europe and Asia. e.
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World History Standards
OBJECTIVES ... Song Dynasties, South and Southeast Asia, the Sudanic Empire, and .... Explain the causes and effects of Islamic expansion on political and cultural life in .... Describe Enlightenment ideas about human rights and government, ..... Compare the impact of World War II on women and civilians in countries such ...
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Strategic Objective Five - ActionAid
Our People's Action strategy is about mainstreaming women's rights and .... We will mobilise women and girls to identify the changes they want to see in their ... causes and consequences of violence ..... minorities in south and southeast Asia.
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The Causes of Social Vulnerability to Coastal Hazards in Southeast
Identifying the recommendations to reduce coastal hazard vulnerability ... 2 Natural disaster impact ratio of Asia compared to the rest of the world (1995-2004 ) .... The objective of this project is to undertake a comprehensive, systematic ... basic rights issues were seen to strongly influence many other causes of vulnerability.
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