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Gender Distance among Countries

On the basis of an understanding of gender equality within a historical perspective, this article attempts to construct an Index of Women's Advancement (IWA) to facilitate an examination of how countries may be ranked on the basis of their achievements in this specific and special area. What are the implications of IWA rankings for research and policy?

WOMEN-Copenhagen What are the Questions

Copenhagen: What are the Questions?
Krishna Ahooja-Patel THERE is a basic difference between Copenhagen and other UN world conferences on selected global themes such as population, food, technology, water and habitat. The World Conference on the UN Decade for Women in July at Copenhagen included all these international concerns on its various official and unofficial agendas and more. Its hidden item

Women, Technology and Development Process

virtual veto in practically all UNCTAD dicussions, deliberations and negotiations.
In fact, the developed countries appeared to be so very disturbed by the resolution on an expert review of the monetary framework that even mild proposals like that for establishing an international export credit guarantee facility or that for improving the IMF compensatory financing facility and complementing it with a facility aimed at compensating countries in real terms for their export shortfalls on individual commodities fell by the wayside. On the complementary compensatory financing facility, however, the developing countries forced a vote proposing once again an UNCTAD study.

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