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46. Rural women in Zanzibar trained in business skills
  Thursday, February 1, 2007  by Admin
  Women entrepreneurs in Tanzania have for long been under-represented in its economy, with a majority of them running small, informal businesses. Over the last two years, rural women in Zanzibar, Tanzania, have been trained in new skills that have enabled them to succeed in the local food processing industry.
47. Foundation Course on Gender and Development
  Tuesday, January 30, 2007  by Admin
  The Tanzania Gender Networking Programme is organizing a Foundation course on Gender and Development. This will be conducted from 26th February to 9th March 2007 at the TGNP Gender Resource Centre.
48. Breaking the cycle of vulnerability: Responding to the health needs of trafficked women in East and Southern Africa
  Monday, January 29, 2007  by Admin
  This report documents trafficking trends in the region, and looks at the health risks that are encountered. In all the trends, women are vulnerable to sexual, reproductive and mental health-related problems. This report investigates these issues and why the health of trafficked women should be integrated in the trafficking discourse in order to address the vulnerability of victims of trafficking to sexual, reproductive and mental health related problems.
49. Development Gateway Foundation - Special Report on Female Genital Mutilation
  Wednesday, December 27, 2006  by Admin
  Between 100 and 140 million girls and women have undergone Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C). While there are many reasons that explain why this practice continues, more voices are speaking up against FGM/C as a serious development, health, and human rights issue. The Development Gateway Foundation has prepared a special collection on FGM/C to provide a package of useful resources to help disseminate information and create greater awareness about this phenomenon.
50. The State of the Worlds Children 2007
  Monday, December 18, 2006  by Admin
  When women are empowered to live full and productive lives, children prosper. UNICEF's experience also shows that when women are denied equal opportunity within a society, children suffer. This report intends to provide a road map to accelerate progress towards gender equality and empowering women through education, financing, legislative quotas, engaging men and boys, women empowering women and improved research and data.
51. Taking Gender Equality Seriously
  Thursday, October 26, 2006  by Admin
  Mainstreaming a gender perspective is the process or a strategy for making the concerns and experiences of women as well as of men an integral part of the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of policies and programmes in all political, economic and societal spheres, so that women and men benefit equally.
52. Gender Equality as Smart Economics: A World Bank Group Gender Action Plan
  Friday, October 20, 2006  by Admin
  This action plan seeks to advance women’s economic empowerment in the World Bank Group’s client countries in order to promote shared growth and accelerate the implementation of Millennium Development Goal 3 – Promoting gender equality and women’s empowerment.

53. Global Trade expansion and liberalisation: gender issues and impacts
  Friday, October 13, 2006  by Admin
  This was a study prepared for the Department for International Development (DFID) UK to asses the current state of knowledge about gender inequality and trade, to inform the development of policy in this area and to identify areas for future, policy relevant research.
54. Internship Programme for Young Women
  Thursday, October 12, 2006  by Admin
  EASSI is specifically seeking four young women aged 20-30 years from Burundi, Ethiopia, Rwanda and Uganda to join the 2007 Internship Programme.
55. Women empowering themselves through ICT
  Thursday, September 21, 2006  by Admin
  This book is a collection of case studies about women and their communities in developing countries and how they have been influenced by Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs). It notes that ICTs and policies to encourage their development can have profound implications for women and men in terms of employment, education, health, environmental sustainability and community development.
56. Gender, Information Technology and Developing Countries: An Analytic Study
  Thursday, July 13, 2006  by Admin
  Information Technology (IT) has become a potent force in transforming social, economic, and political life globally. Without its incorporation in this information age, there is little chance for countries to develop or be included in the global market. Getting reliable statistics on women’s Internet use in developing countries was difficult. Most women in these countries use IT at work, either as a tool of production or communication. Some use IT for networking to promote their business interests.
57. Supporting Women's Use of Information Technologies for Sustainable Development
  Thursday, June 22, 2006  by Admin
  The central question of this study concerns African women's use of information and communication technologies (ICTs), including issues of access, the benefits African women experience and can expect to experience from ICTs, and the role they can and do play in the production and dissemination of information. This study is organised into three sections - the situation of African women vis a vis their social, technological and information contexts; barriers to women's full use of ICTs, and strategies for overcoming those barriers; guidelines and recommendations for future projects and research to facilitate women's participation in the information society.
58. the impact of AIDS on the national economy: the case of women labour force in Tanzania
  Wednesday, June 21, 2006  by Admin
  Infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and the Acquired Immuno-Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) epidemic in Africa has received considerable attention by epidemiologists and demographers, as well as health economists concerned with the sectoral impact of the disease. Given the alarming prevalence of this deadly disease in Africa ‘modelling’ the macroeconomic impact of AIDS becomes imperative.
59. women - 2000 and beyond
  Friday, May 26, 2006  by Admin
  While there is recognition of the potential of ICT as a tool for promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of women, a gender divide has also been identified, reflected in the lower numbers of women accessing and using ICT compared to men. This report provides a summary of critical gender equality issues related to ICT and development and outlines potential opportunities for women’s economic, social and political empowerment. Key strategies and tools to address the gender digital divide in national and international contexts are presented.
60. Gender Mainstreaming in Development Policies and Programmes
  Monday, May 22, 2006  by Admin
  Gender refers to the social relationship/ roles and responsibilities of men and women, the expectations held out about the characteristics and likely behaviours of both men and women that are learned. This presentation highlights the rationale for gender mainstreaming and provides experiences of gender mainstreaming by the Government of Tanzania.

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