Gender

The Human Development Strategy, while providing people with opportunities to develop their capacities, must place people at its center and, as such, give high priority to gender equality since gender equality really represents a keystone of human development that stresses sustainable productivity

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The Cambodian report is mainly descriptive one focusing on the subject of gender disparities in economic and social opportunities. It looks at the cultural and legal context such as the importance of old Khmer kinship structures for women’s position in Cambodia.

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The second ZHDR produced in 1998 focused on the Provision of Basic Social Services and showed that the provision, access and use of basic social services in Zambia was inadequate and that the state of the basic services such as education, health, water and sanitation had sharply deteriorated.

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Year: 1998
Type: National Reports
Region: Africa
Country: Niger

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The Report provides an assessment of human development in Benin with a focus on the situation of women and their access to development opportunities.

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Year: 1997
Type: National Reports
Region: Eastern Europe & Central Asia
Country: Turkmenistan

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The special focus of the report is the situation of Philippine women. It tracks progress in gender equality over the years; the kind of discrimination women have had to overcome and still have to overcome; the hazards they face in the workplace.

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This report summarizes the history and current status of sustainable human development in China, focus attention on the outstanding challenges to be overcome, and make broad policy recommendations for tackling them.

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Burundi's first national HDR covers human development issues ranging from poverty and employment to gender equality, environmental degradation, and governance.

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The report reviews a number of questions regarding the human, social and economic development of Turkmenistan, and analyzes the economic conditions necessary for social progress.

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