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Gender matters: Overcoming gender-related barriers to prevent new HIV infections among children and keep their mothers alive
The findings of this assessment indicates that gender-related barriers pose significant obstacles to the uptake of services that prevent new HIV infections among children and keep mothers alive—obstacles that require urgent attention. Without dedicated attempts to overcome these gender-related barriers, current efforts will meet with limited success, and the needs and rights of both women and children will remain compromised.
The fisheries sector in the Gambia: Trade, value addition and social inclusiveness, with a focus on women
This report sets out a detailed analysis of the fisheries sector and its prospects for value-addition and social inclusiveness, with a focus on women.
UNDP Human development report 2010: 20th anniversary edition: The real wealth of nations: Pathways to human development
This twentieth anniversary United Nations Development Programme report finds long-term progress in health, education not determined by income; introduces new indices for gender, poverty, inequality.
Despite considerable progress in the past decades, societies continue to fail to meet the health-care needs of women at key moments of their lives, particularly in their adolescent years and in older age. The report provides the latest and most comprehensive evidence available to date on women's specific health needs and challenges over their life course, from birth to older age.