Maharashtra Human Development Report 2012

Author: Yashwantrao Chavan Academy of Development Administration
Publisher: SAGE Publishing India
ISBN: 9351504387
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Maharashtra Human Development Report 2012 from the Author: Yashwantrao Chavan Academy of Development Administration. The present Maharashtra Human Development Report (MHDR) 2012 keeps the spirit of the Eleventh and Twelfth Five Year Plans of ‘faster, sustainable and more inclusive growth’ at the core of its analysis. MHDR 2002 was the state’s first effort in focusing on the prevailing human development scenario in the spheres of growth, poverty, equity, education, health and nutrition. Since then the state has come a long way in the last decade, achieving near-complete enrolments at the primary school level, a wide coverage of health infrastructure and initiation of new incentives, to name a few. The 2012 Report goes beyond being just a situation-analysis of the current human development scenario to a more analytical exercise in facilitating a deeper understanding of what and where the inequalities are, how capabilities can be enhanced, what has been the progress, where the shortfalls are and where the thrust of efforts to promote human development should be. Recognizing the centrality of inclusive growth processes to human development, the need to study human development outcomes disaggregated by gender, rural–urban, regional and social groups is the focal point of this Report. The outcome would be the identification of specific human development goals, evidence-based policy recommendations and directions to how those excluded from the growth and human development processes can be included to reap the benefits of the same.

Human Development Report 2016

Author: United Nations Development Programme
Publisher: Human Development Report (Pape
ISBN: 9789211264135
Size: 32.28 MB
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Human Development Report 2016 from the Author: United Nations Development Programme. This report focuses on how human development can be ensured for everyone, now and in future. It starts with an account of the hopes and challenges of today's world, envisioning where humanity wants to go. This vision draws from and builds on the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals. It explores who has been left behind in human development progress and why. It argues that to ensure that human development reaches everyone, some aspects of the human development framework and assessment perspectives have to be brought to the fore. The Report also identifies the national policies and key strategies to ensure that will enable every human being achieve at least basic human development and to sustain and protect the gains.

Women And Human Development

Author: Martha C. Nussbaum
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521003858
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Women And Human Development from the Author: Martha C. Nussbaum. Martha Nussbaum proposes a kind of feminism that is genuinely international.

Water For A Sustainable World United Nations World Water Development Report 2015 Set Of 2 Volumes

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Publisher: United Nations Educational, Scientific & Cultural Organization
ISBN: 9789231000805
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Water For A Sustainable World United Nations World Water Development Report 2015 Set Of 2 Volumes from the Author: . The United Nations World Water Assessment Programme (WWAP) is hosted and led by UNESCO. WWAP brings together the work of 31 UN-Water Members as well as 37 Partners to publish the United Nations World Water Development Report (WWDR) series. Under the theme Water for Sustainable Development, the WWDR 2015 has been prepared as a contribution from UN-Water to the discussions surrounding the post-2015 framework for global sustainable development. Highlighting waters unique and often complex role in achieving various sustainable development objectives, the WWDR 2015 is addressed to policy- and decision-makers inside and outside the water community, as well as to anyone with an interest in freshwater and its many life-giving benefits. The report sets an aspirational yet achievable vision for the future of water towards 2050 by describing how water supports healthy and prosperous human communities and maintains well functioning ecosystems and ecological services.

Life Satisfaction Empowerment And Human Development Among Women In Sex Work In The Red Light Area Of Pune Maharashtra India

Author: Anna Rodríguez Casadevall
Publisher: Universitat de València
ISBN: 8437098815
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Life Satisfaction Empowerment And Human Development Among Women In Sex Work In The Red Light Area Of Pune Maharashtra India from the Author: Anna Rodríguez Casadevall. Saheli HIV/AIDS Karyakarta Sangh es un colectivo de trabajadoras sexuales y una organización basada en la comunidad fundada en 1998 en Pune (Maharashtra, India), cuya misión es empoderar a mujeres de la prostitución mediante la colectivización. En agosto de 2012, 17 miembros de Saheli participaron en el taller Imagine Empowerment Workshop, diseñado para fortalecer a las mujeres en circunstancias vitales exigentes y así concebir y crear nuevas posibilidades para sus vidas, sus familias y sus comunidades a través de la participación. La investigación que aquí se presenta, pretende evaluar el impacto del Imagine Empowerment Workshop y del fortalecimiento de las trabajadoras sexuales de Saheli HIV/AIDS Karyakarta Sangh, prestando especial atención a las áreas de interés de este colectivo.

World Development Report 2012

Author: World Bank
Publisher: World Bank Publications
ISBN: 0821388126
Size: 44.13 MB
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World Development Report 2012 from the Author: World Bank. This year's World Development Report looks at facts and trends regarding the various dimensions of gender equality in the context of the development process.

Readings In Human Development

Author: Sakiko Fukuda-Parr
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN:
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Readings In Human Development from the Author: Sakiko Fukuda-Parr. Contributed articles on debates regarding how to evaluate economic development and quality of life of people with new social indicators.

Water

Author: Unesco
Publisher: UN-HABITAT
ISBN: 9231040065
Size: 77.95 MB
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Water from the Author: Unesco. This illustrated report sets out a global review of the state of the world's freshwater resources, based on the collective work of 24 United Nations agencies, following on from the conclusions of the first UN World Water Development Report 'Water for People, Water for Life' published in 2003 (ISBN 9231038818). This second edition discusses progress towards the water-related targets of the UN Millennium Development Goals and examines a range of key issues including population growth and increasing urbanisation, changing ecosystems, food production, health, industry and energy, as well as risk management, valuing and paying for water and increasing knowledge and capacity. It contains 16 case studies which consider key challenges in water resource management and makes a number of recommendations to guide future action and encourage sustainable use, productivity and management of our increasingly scarce freshwater resources.

World Development Report 2017

Author: World Bank Group
Publisher: World Bank Publications
ISBN: 1464809518
Size: 11.18 MB
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World Development Report 2017 from the Author: World Bank Group. Why are carefully designed, sensible policies too often not adopted or implemented? When they are, why do they often fail to generate development outcomes such as security, growth, and equity? And why do some bad policies endure? World Development Report 2017: Governance and the Law addresses these fundamental questions, which are at the heart of development. Policy making and policy implementation do not occur in a vacuum. Rather, they take place in complex political and social settings, in which individuals and groups with unequal power interact within changing rules as they pursue conflicting interests. The process of these interactions is what this Report calls governance, and the space in which these interactions take place, the policy arena. The capacity of actors to commit and their willingness to cooperate and coordinate to achieve socially desirable goals are what matter for effectiveness. However, who bargains, who is excluded, and what barriers block entry to the policy arena determine the selection and implementation of policies and, consequently, their impact on development outcomes. Exclusion, capture, and clientelism are manifestations of power asymmetries that lead to failures to achieve security, growth, and equity. The distribution of power in society is partly determined by history. Yet, there is room for positive change. This Report reveals that governance can mitigate, even overcome, power asymmetries to bring about more effective policy interventions that achieve sustainable improvements in security, growth, and equity. This happens by shifting the incentives of those with power, reshaping their preferences in favor of good outcomes, and taking into account the interests of previously excluded participants. These changes can come about through bargains among elites and greater citizen engagement, as well as by international actors supporting rules that strengthen coalitions for reform.