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The state of the world's children 2007: women and children - the double dividend of gender equality

Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Kathmandu, Nepal United Nations Children's Fund 2004Description: vii, 148 p.ISBN: 9789280639988.Subject(s): Children - Developing countries | Children - Health and hygiene | Child welfare | World healthDDC classification: 362.7 Summary: "The State of the World's Children 2007 reports on the lives of women around the world for a simple reason: Gender equality and the well being of children go hand in hand. When women are empowered to live full and productive lives, children prosper. UNICEF""s experience also shows the opposite: when women are denied equal opportunity within a society, children suffer. Despite the international community's commitment to gender equality, the lives of millions of women and girls through out the world are plagued by discrimination, disempowerment and poverty. This report illustrates the many challenges that remain."
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"The State of the World's Children 2007 reports on the lives of women around the world for a simple reason: Gender equality and the well being of children go hand in hand. When women are empowered to live full and productive lives, children prosper. UNICEF""s experience also shows the opposite: when women are denied equal opportunity within a society, children suffer. Despite the international community's commitment to gender equality, the lives of millions of women and girls through out the world are plagued by discrimination, disempowerment and poverty. This report illustrates the many challenges that remain."

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