Research Papers
Research Topics in the Areas of Domestic Violence and Gender based Violence
The Commission on Domestic Violence was set up under Article 3 of the Domestic Violence Act (Chapter 481) on March 1, 2006 and its main role is that of advising the Minister responsible for social policy on all aspects of Domestic Violence while facilitating co-ordination of the operators in the sector and developing initiatives in favour of respect, dignity and equality. By the end of 2017, the remit of the Commission shall broaden and shall also cover gender-based violence in all its forms. Th
University of Malta .
01 Jul 2016
University of Malta
Promoting Gender Equality to Prevent Violence Against Women
The relationship between gender and violence is complex. Evidence suggests, however, that gender inequalities increase the risk of violence by men against women and inhibit the ability of those affected to seek protection. There are many forms of violence against women; this briefing focuses on violence by intimate partners, the most common form. Though further research is needed, evidence shows that school, community and media interventions can promote gender equality and prevent violence again
01 Jan 2009
Child Health and Nutritional Status of Children: The Role of Sex Differentials
This paper examines the patterns of gender differences for children in the north state of Haryana in India for health outcomes. Specifically it addresses the incidence, and use of preventive and curative health care services and nutrition. Does the extent of male bias if it is present, depend on the socioeconomic status, caste, religion, education, and rural/urban residence of the head of the household? The odds of female children being discriminated against with respect to each of these indicat
Suresh Sharma
01 Jan 2010
Institute of Economic Growth University Enclave, Delhi
Out-Of-School Children: Why Gender Matters ?
Gender is a deeply ingrained set of beliefs and practices that permeate all of society— individuals, groups, and institutions. It influences what governments are willing to provide as well as what families and communities demand from government. State and civil society interact and render gender asymmetries as “natural,” thus rendering some education gaps difficult to correct.
Nelly P. Stromquist
01 Oct 2015
Today's Challenges for Girls' Education
This report reviews in detail the progress in girls’ education, the work that remains to be done, and strategies for success. Governments, international development agencies, and civil society organizations have supported a variety of programs that have made a difference in both large and small ways. There are valuable lessons to learn from them—but more progress is needed, especially in the poorest countries and among the disadvantaged populations in most countries. Ultimately the paper recomme
Elizabeth King, Rebecca Winthrop
07 Jul 2015
United Nations Girls’ Education Initiative (UNGEI)
Gender Discrimination in Healthcare Spending in the Household and Women’s Access to Resources: Perspective of Bangladesh
This paper aims to estimate whether there is gender biasness in health care spending for children within the household of Bangladesh. The prime subject matter of the research is gender discrimination. It is a multidimensional issue which is deeply embedded in the improvised and traditional cultural settings in Bangladesh, and it is considered as a major constraint towards the development process in the country.
Khandaker ., Mu. Mizanur Rahman
22 Jul 2013
University of Tokyo



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