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  • In Afghanistan, the role of women and their position in the society are inextricably interlinked with the national destiny. Women are symbols of family honor but also carry the burden of embodying the national honor and aspirations of the country. Gender has thus been one of the most politicized issues in Afghanistan over the past 100 years, where many reform attempts rightly or wrongly have been condemned by opponents as un- Islamic and a challenge to the sanctity of the faith and family.

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  • Constitutionalism is sweeping the world. Since 1990, at least 110 countries around the globe have been engaged in writing new constitutions or major revisions of old ones.1 In many of these countries, issues of gender equality have been a central concern in the constitutional process. Women have been active participants in these constitutional projects, and they have worked for the inclusion of a broad range of constitutional provisions and mechanisms to promote gender equality

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  • (BQ) This important new book brings together gender studies and sexuality studies to provide original and critical insights into processes of identity formation in a wide range of sport-related contexts. The authors draw on contemporary debates concerning gender and identity from a range of disciplines including sociology, social and cultural geography, media studies and management studies, to address key issues in masculinity, femininity and sexuality

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  • Chapter 30 provides knowledge of gender. In this chapter, students will be able to understand: What is discrimination? Why women make less than men? Modeling sex discrimination, explain intergenerational income mobility and compare its degree across the developed world.

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  • Globalization exerts positive and negative impacts on health and has been linked to reduced government expenditures on health, education, and social programs, and restructured workplace and home life. Globalization is altering gender roles and relationships and influencing health determinants. Asymmetric rights and responsibilities, labor market segregation, consumption patterns, and discrimination are influenced differently by globalization and affect men and women’s health in distinct ways.

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  • During the conflict and civil war in the 1980s and 1990s, particularly between 1992 and 1995, armed factions turned the traditional norms of honor and shame into weapons of war, engaging in rape and sexual assault against women of opposing groups as an ultimate means of dishonoring entire communities and reducing people's capacities to resist military advances.2 In response, concerns about women's security led to the imposition of ever stricter interpretations of what constitutes socially acceptable behavior, supported by the most conservative reading of the holy scriptures.

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  • John Kessel (b. 24 September 1950 in Buffalo, New York) is an American author of science fiction and fantasy. He is a prolific short story author with several longer works to his credit. He won a Nebula Award in 1982 for his story "Another Orphan," in which the protagonist finds himself living inside the novel Moby Dick. His short story "Buffalo" won the Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award and the Locus poll in 1992. His novella "Stories for Men" shared the 2002 James Tiptree Award for science fiction dealing with gender issues with M. John Harrison's novel "Light.

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  • Despite the prominence of gender issues in the IADGs, effectiveness of development cooperation has not focussed enough on outcomes of gender equality and women’s rights in terms of either the inclusion of indicators tracking the focus of development cooperation on gender equality or the participation of women’s organisations in initiatives to hold actors to account. 2012 analysis conducted for the DCF shows that aid/partnership policies, targets and mutual accountability processes do not focus adequately on the gender impact of development cooperation.

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  • Recent DCF analysis highlighted the importance of improved national aid information management systems to better track effective development cooperation targets, including on gender equality and the empowerment of women, and to make a wide range of timely and forward-looking information (on disbursements, forecasts, progress on results, and gender issues) widely available to all stakeholders for accountability purposes.

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  • The topic ‘elite’ may be dealt with either in a few lines, or in many pages. There is no half way. In fact, it encompasses issues which are crucial to the social sciences, such as the relation between the distribution of wealth, prestige and power; the exercise of power and the composition of the group that holds it. The list is extensive.

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  • This means that services which could potentially fall within the remit of both insurance schemes tend to be shifted to the LTC insurance because this is much cheaper. Secondly, although the revenues and costs of all the German health funds are equalized to take account of their respective member structures (age, gender) (Strukturausgleich), this is not the case for the revenues and costs of the LTC funds. This leads to a high disincentive for the LTC funds to minimize their costs.

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  • To bring more attention to gendered aspects of women’s working conditions and health, the Department of Gender, Women and Health (GWH) organized, together with the Occupational and Environmental Health Programme (OEH) within the Department of Public Health and Environment (PHE), a WHO Symposium, entitled “Gender and Work- related Health Issues: Moving the Agenda Forward” at the Women, Work and Health Conference, held June 2-5, 2002, in Stockholm, Sweden.

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  • In addition to the discussions on whether a two-pronged approach should be adopted, the session also offers an opportunity to discuss which gender issues should be prioritized in a future development agenda. There has been a call to focus on women’s strategic priorities which will help to transform women’s lives in the long-term. It has also been suggested that the new goals should reflect an understanding that women’s poverty is, in part, a result of their socially enforced gender roles and relations.

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  • In an era of information overload, it is not too radical to expect some social consciousness from the cinema medium. All this while, there has been discussion about media‟s responsibility to the society. So why cinema should be engaged only with creating leisure for its audience and not make them think critically? Popular rhetoric and culture need to be challenged and cinema can do it effectively if it exhibits some sensitivity to gender issues. This is because Hindi films now enjoy a huge international market in many South Asian and Western countries.

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  • Cinema is meant and believed to entertain, to take the viewer to a world that is starkly different from the real one, a world which provides escape from the daily grind of life. Cinema is a popular media of mass consumption which plays a key role in moulding opinions, constructing images and reinforcing dominant cultural values. The paper deals with representations of women characters in mainstream Bollywood movies.

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  • BackGround Balanced, equitable and sustainable development of the fisheries sector must take all social groups into account. However, the role of women in the sector has, for a long time, gone unrecognised and their voice is heard rarely among managers, policy makers and legislators.1 The lack of recognition and representation is not only unfair, but it also leads to an incomplete understanding of how the sector as a whole operates and functions.

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  • These efforts should be underpinned by a commitment to the Global Partnership for Development which has produced important achievements, including a record volume of Official development assistance (ODA) in 2010, increased aid to LDCs and increased South-South and other cooperation for development. The DCF has placed emphasis on the need for aid for gender equality to be on budget and to use national systems to promote transparency, accountability, cost-effectiveness, alignment and long-term results to promote gender equality.

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  • How can the obstacles to men’s participation be overcome? How can policy-makers and program managers encourage men’s participation? Most people who have studied the sub- ject agree that the two major avenues to increasing men’s participation are communication and advocacy.

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  • Consequently, the first section of this paper will focus on the concept of conflict and conflict cycles. After presenting a working definition of conflict, a theoretical model of the conflict lifecycle will be provided. This section also presents an extended model of the conflict lifecycle which includes both the conflict intensity level and measures to prevent, limit and resolve the conflict.

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  • Tuyển tập báo cáo các nghiên cứu khoa học quốc tế ngành hóa học dành cho các bạn yêu hóa học tham khảo đề tài: Work-related stress and bullying: gender differences and forensic medicine issues in the diagnostic procedure

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