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- The right to protection from sexual assault: the Indian anti-rape campaign
The author discusses her involvement, as a member of the Indian Women's Movement (IWM), in campaigning for increased protection under Indian law for women, and children, from sexual assault of any kind. The law at present has large gaps in it, and is form ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:56
- An Intellectual history of the United Nations
The United Nations Intellectual History Project (UNIHP) is an independent activity located at The Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Originally concentrating on the economic and social arena, it was intended to include peace and security ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:03
- Counting the cost of HIV and AIDS to civil-society organisations
HIV threatens the survival of many civil-society organisations (CSOs) in Africa. While we know the range of potential costs to such groups, we lack a detailed picture of the extent of the impact. This article highlights important findings from exploratory ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-10-28 18:36
- The Right to Education Denied: Costs and Remedies
Author: Tomasevski, Katarina Publisher: London: Zed Books, 2003, ISBN: 1 84277 ...
Book review - admin - 2009-10-18 20:49
- Right to Choose: Pioneers in Women's Health and Family Planning
Author: Huston, Perdita Issue: Volume 3, Num ...
Book review - admin - 2009-12-17 12:57
- Programmes for the promotion of home herbal gardens: what challenges ahead?
In recent years, increasing attention has been given to home herbal gardens (HHG) and numerous projects have been carried out. Despite this, the active participation of villagers in the cultivation of medicinal plants in HHGs is not very high. The prese ...
Abstract - dwardle - 2012-03-30 16:05
- Decommissioning dams in India: a comparative assessment of Mullaperiyar and other cases
With the ruefully anticipated breakdown of the Mullaperiyar dam in Kerala as the central issue, this article debates the decommissioning of large dams in India. Drawing on other examples of dam breakdown and decommissioning cases from India and the USA, ...
Abstract - dwardle - 2013-04-30 12:12
- Urban governance and service delivery in Nigeria
This article examines the inadequate delivery of social services by city governments in Nigeria. It identifies three problems: lack of transparency and accountability in governance; under-qualified staff and administration; and the tenuous relationship ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-10-28 18:34
- Training ethnic workers in mental health work
This paper develops issues raised in Hans Buwalda's article `Children of war in the Philippines'. It examines issues in training ethnic workers in areas of recent or on-going armed conflict, in mental health work. It explores the possibilities of combinin ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:54
- Empowerment at village level through a workshop method
An examination in presented of a pilot project to strengthen Primary Health Care (PHC) in Sheikhupura District, which was initiated by the Department of Health, Punjab, Pakistan. The project seeks to create a viable PHC model, providing accessible and sus ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:59