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This briefing paper was prepared jointly by the APF Support Unit and the NEPAD Secretariat. The policy messages were drawn from “Gender and Economic Empowerment in Africa”, a paper presented to the Meeting of the Africa Partnership Forum in Berlin, in May 2007.
Set against the background of the changes in aid delivery, this report examines practices and institutional approaches to gender equality and women’s empowerment in OECD DAC members’ development co-operation agencies. It presents the key findings and conclusions of a study conducted in 2006.
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This paper prepared by the DAC Network on Poverty Reduction considers access to labour, financial, goods and service markets from a gender perspective. It is an extract from the publication “Promoting Pro-Poor Growth - Private Sector Development”.
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This guide is intended for policy and operational staff in government and development organisations who are involved in sector wide approaches (SWAPs). It is based on a number of case studies examining the experience of sector wide programmes in ...
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Gender identities and gender relations are critical aspects of culture because they shape the way daily life is lived in the family, but also in the wider community and the workplace.
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There are countless examples in the developing world of failed Water Supply and Sanitation (WSS) projects: piped water systems that no longer carry water, broken hand-pumps and toilets that are never used. In many cases WSS facilities have faile...