Education, gender and health

Education, health, and gender equality are intrinsic to sustainable human development. Commonwealth books give guidance on developing strategies and tools to achieve globally agreed human and social development goals.

Series title: New Gender Mainstreaming Series on Development Issues
Publication date: 1 April 2002
Format: Paperback

This practical manual addresses the problems inherent in current strategies, especially lack of collaboration between different agencies and individuals working in the area of gender-based violence. The book encourages development and implementation of policies, programmes and plans.

Publication date: 1 January 2002
Format: Paperback

This report examines issues from a gender perspective relating to the Sierra Leone National Consultation on Women and Men in Partnership for Post-Conflict Reconstruction.

Publication date: 1 January 2002
Format: Paperback

Providing an understanding of gender responsive budgets, this text is part of the inter-agency programme of the Commonwealth Secretariat, IDRC and UNIFEM. It covers the theoretical framework, the evolution of work in this area, the role of different stakeholders and the lessons learned to date.

Contributor: Patricia Ellis
Series title: Commonwealth Case Studies in Citizenship Education
Publication date: 1 January 2002
Format: Paperback

These books focus on the outcomes of this project in the respective countries, providing valuable insights into the strengthening of values in a society. They set out the strategies and actions needed to support small states wishing to promote the values of good citizenship.

Contributor: Una M. Paul
Series title: Commonwealth Case Studies in Citizenship Education
Publication date: 1 January 2002
Format: Paperback

Identity and diversity in all its forms present major challenges to countries seeking to best equip citizens with the skills to participate effectively in their diverse societies. They set out the strategies and actions needed to support small states wishing to promote the values of good citizenship.

Contributor: Christina Soh
Series title: Commonwealth Case Studies in Education
Publication date: 1 January 2001
Format: Paperback

Rapid advances in Information Technology (IT) pose new opportunities as well as challenges for every society. In the education sector, IT has enormous potential to help countries address issues of access to learning, quality of the teaching-learning process and management of education systems.

Publication date: 1 January 2001
Format: Paperback

Museums of all sorts and science centres offer excellent opportunities in popularising science and technology to achieve scientific and technological literacy.

Contributor: Magdallen N. Juma
Series title: Commonwealth Case Studies in Education
Publication date: 1 January 2001
Format: Paperback

The overall purpose of these selected case studies is to assess the impact of HIV/AIDS on education and the various mechanisms set up to address the challenge of the epidemic. It arises from the distinctive need to understand the complex social phenomena in the spread and response to the HIV/AIDS pandemic.

Contributor: Gordon Morrisson
Publication date: 1 January 2001
Format: Paperback

Examines blood vaccine research; governmental strategies to contain the epidemic; media influence over the public; ways in which infections use HIV as a gateway to create sub-epidemics in developing countries; and how the epidemic can undermine a society economically and socially.

Publication date: 1 January 2000
Format: Paperback

This volume fills the gap in existing literature on the promotion of the human rights of women through the judiciary. It presents useful actual experiences of judges and experts, and highlights case laws which demonstrate successful applications of international standards to advance women's interests in national courts.

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