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Protecting marginalized groups during economic downturns : lessons from the Asian experience
(United Nations, 2002)
This report evaluates the income/employment generating programmes to alleviate socio-economic impacts of the economic crisis in Indonesia, the Republic of Korea and Thailand. The social impact and the need to provide social ...
Improving the access of women to formal credit and financial institutions : windows of opportunity
(United Nations, 1995)
<p>The paper provides a regional overview of lessons from selected developing countries of the Asian and Pacific region where there has been extensive experience in poverty alleviation through credit programmes focusing ...
Mortality and health issue : review of current situation and study guidelines
(United Nations, 1985)
Building e-community centres for rural development : report of the regional workshop, Bali, Indonesia, 8-14 December 2004
(United Nations, 2005)
During the last decade information and communications technology (ICT) has experienced unprecedented growth, which has facilitated greater flow of resources, including monetary capital, physical goods, human resources, ...
Social safety nets for women
(United Nations, 2003)
This publication examines the social protection systems and the crisis-designed social safety nets in China, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Republic of Korea, and Thailand. An overview of the Asian economic crisis and its ...
Leaving No One Behind (LNOB) : Indonesia
(United Nations, 2022)
<p>Leaving No One Behind (LNOB) tool helps discover how different circumstances interact to create unequal access to basic opportunities in Asia and the Pacific. The LNOB country brief for Indonesia provides ...
South-East Asia : an analysis of the Beijing+25 review reports
(United Nations, 2021)
The present document contains a summary of the identified achievements, challenges, and key actions taken by the ESCAP members and associate members of the South-East Asia sub-region to advance gender equality and women's ...
Role of the informal service sector in urban poverty alleviation
(United Nations, 1996)
<p>ESCAP implemented a project on the “Role of the informal service sector in poverty alleviation”, with generous financial support from the Government of Netherlands. The project focused on petty trading, ...
Economic reforms and rural poverty alleviation : an enquiry into the Asian experience
(United Nations, 1998)
<p>The impacts of economic reforms on rural poverty are still not adequately known. While the developing countries of the region have embarked on the reforms path to increase economic growth rates and integrate national ...
Disability at a glance : a profile of 28 countries and areas in Asia and the Pacific
(United Nations, 2006)
The "Disability at a Glance: a Profile of 28 Countries and Areas in Asia and the Pacific" is a compilation of disability-related data and information from the following 28 countries and areas: five from the East and ...