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Rural women's access to land and property in selected countries
(Rome, Italy: FAO, IFAD, and ILC, 2004)
This is a collaborative study carried through by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the International Land Coalition (ILC). The ...
Smoke - The killer in the kitchen: Indoor air pollution in developing countries
(London, UK: ITDG Publishing, 2004)
ITDG chief executive, Cowan Coventry, and the director of the shell foundation, Kurt Koffman, call for political action across the developing world. The report is based on the global statement by World Health Organization ...
CDM and LULUCF: What's in it for women?: A note for the Gender and Climate Change Network
(the Netherlands: TDG, University of Twente, 2004)
CDM--Clean Development Mechanism - The CDM is a mechanism that mobilizes private and public resources for mitigating climate change while promoting sustainable development.
Inheritance rights: The gendered experience of loss
(Washington, DC: Interagency Gender Working Group, USAID, 2004)
This is the story of how a Kenyan woman drew attention to the situation of Kenyan women's inheritance rights. Through her personal story, she helped strengthen advocacy projects for women in Kenya. This website highlights ...
Rural women and technology in South Africa: Case studies from KwaZulu-Natal province
This article highlights the importance of women's roles in connection to their responsibility and use of technology in poor rural communities. The paper reflects on the notion of technology in both traditional (locally-based) ...
The Power of Women's Informal Networks: Lessons in Social Change from South Asia and West Africa
(Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2004)
This book offers a collection of articles which synthesize a review of the varying structures, purposes, strengths and shortcomings of women's informal networks in South Asian and West African Societies. While the topics ...
Gender, rights and participation in the Kenya cut flower industry
(Kent, UK: Natural Resources Institute, 2004)
This empirical study of gender in value chains examines women and their employment in the growing fresh cut flower industry in Kenya. The study examines how recent changes in codes for labor standards have improved the ...
Geography of development: Development, civil society and inequality - social capital is (almost) dead?
This article examines social capital controversies in the development field. Social capital's approach to social interaction has not analyzed social differences, such as gender and ethnicity. Some questions are being asked ...
Women and pesticide management in the Philippines: Assumptions, exclusions, suggestions
This paper was presented at the 2004 Rural Sociological Society Annual Meeting, "Strengthening Partnerships: New Paths to Rural Prosperity.' Tanzo and Sachs examine women farmers" roles in the use and management of pesticides ...
Participation in a gendered environment: The case of community forestry in India
(New York, NY: Plenum Publishing Corporation, 2004)
This article seeks to identify how gender stratification and cultural norms impact women's participation in environmental policy projects through the examination of a community forestry project as a case study. The author ...