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Author: UNICEF.
Publisher: UNICEF
Keywords: statistical, exploration, cutting, mutilation, genital, female
Number of Pages: 58
Published: 2005
ISBN-10: 9280639412
ISBN-13: 9789280639414

This publication analyses available statistics on female genital mutilation/cutting, with the aim of improving understanding of related issues in the wider context of gender equality and social change. The study centres on women aged 15-49 and their daughters, presenting estimates and examining differentials in prevalence, and highlighting patterns within the data that can strategically inform programmatic efforts. It will serve as a companion piece to the November 2005 UNICEF Innocenti Digest on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting.

Author: Khama O. Rogo
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: role, world, bank, development, health, genital, cutting, women, female
Number of Pages: 46
Published: 2007-09
ISBN-10: 0821371835
ISBN-13: 9780821371831

'Female Genital Cutting, Women's Health, and Development' provides a comprehensive understanding of the issue of femal genital mutiliation/cutting-scope, challenges, opportunities, best practices, and how communities, development agencies, and national governments can work together to eliminate the practices on the ground. The World Bank is committed to assisting governments in ending the practice of female genital cutting, as the practice has direct, negative impact on the health and well-being of women around the world. The recommendations set forth in this paper take advantage of the World

Author: Albert Gore
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: report, national, performance, review, costs, works, tape, results, creating, government, red
Number of Pages: 182
Published: 1993
ISBN-10: 0788106937
ISBN-13: 9780788106934

The results of the intensive six-month study of the federal government. Covers: cutting red tape, putting customers first, empowering employees to get results, and cutting back to basics.

Author: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Develop
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: edge, cutting, challenges, kingdom, united
Number of Pages: 149
Published: 2002-11
ISBN-10: 9264199241
ISBN-13: 9789264199248

The United Kingdom presents a stimulating contrast of tradition and modernity, which is reflected in a mature and innovative regulatory system. The broad sweep of its reforms is impressive. Continuous reforms of the regulatory management system, the competition policy and law as well as in the regulatory regimes of key economic sectors are a strong basis for ensuring high quality regulation contributing further to drive economic performance. The UK was early in liberalising its public utilities and in developing new regulatory approaches to the complex problems of managing the network industri

Author: Charles Wolf Jr.
Publisher: RAND
Keywords: united, states, global, economy, asia, issues, economics, politics, cross, cutting, straddling
Number of Pages: 100
Published: 2002
ISBN-10: 0833031813
ISBN-13: 9780833031815

This collection of essays examines the case for and against globalization, the effects of U.S. economic and foreign policy, and numerous issues related to Asian economics and politics. Published in prominent journals and news media between 1996 and 2001, these cross-cutting essays are as relevant today as when they were first written. The author provides remarkable insight into the economic and military directions in which particular countries or regions are moving, and what these movements portend for the future.

Author: OECD
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: cutting, tape, red, simplification, administrative, national, strategies
Number of Pages: 113
Published: 2006
ISBN-10: 9264029796
ISBN-13: 9789264029798

Most OECD countries have made policies to reduce administrative burdens – cutting red tape – a political priority. Red tape is particularly burdensome to smaller companies and may inhibit entrepreneurship. These effects are more costly in global markets, where competitiveness can be affected by the efficiency of the domestic regulatory and administrative environment. But citizens and large firms also complain about unnecessary reporting requirements. Results are wanted. What can governments do? Strategies include setting quantitative targets to reduce administrative burdens when new regula

Author: OECD
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: burdens, across, countries, administrative, comparing, red, tape, cutting
Number of Pages: 177
Published: 2007-09-25
ISBN-10: 9264037500
ISBN-13: 9789264037502

Cutting red tape to improve business conditions has become a priority in OECD countries. This pilot study measures and compares administrative burdens in the transport sector across eleven member countries: Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Sweden and Turkey. The aim of the exercise is twofold: to identify good practices and provide input for national simplification strategies, and to develop and test a method for cross-country comparison. This report is published in English only. However, a French translation of the executive summary has been
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