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Published in 2017
Source: World Health Organization
This paper deals in part with the wider human and socioeconomic consequences of maternal–newborn ill-health (including death) for individuals, households, and communities. The overall objective is to undertake a review of the evidence base on economic vulnerability and social implications in relation to maternal and newborn ill-health, and to highlight the major gaps.
This Sourcebook aims to improve the awareness, knowledge and skills of health professionals in the Western Pacific Region on poverty and gender concerns in the field of nutrition. The set of modules in the Sourcebook are intended for use in pre-service and in-service training of health professionals. It is expected that this publication will also be […]
Source: United Nations
This report seeks to contribute to rethinking poverty and its eradication. It affirms the urgent need for a strategic shift away from the market fundamentalist thinking, policies and practices of recent decades towards more sustainable development- and equity-oriented policies appropriate to national conditions and circumstances.
Source: Women Deliver, International Center for Research on Women
This paper provides the insight that in order to sustainably reduce maternal mortality rates (MMR) and improve the overall life chances of poor mothers, policy and programmes need to address two interrelated, root causes of maternal death: poverty and gender norms. It reviews evidence that suggests such actions can reduce MMR by increasing acceptability and use […]
This executive summary examines the ways in which poverty and gender inequality pose significant barriers to maternal health care access and utilisation, and thereby impact maternal mortality. It also presents key findings from an analysis of the effects of different strategies designed to increase utilisation of maternal health care services.
Source: UNDP International Poverty Centre
Poverty in Focus is a regular publication of the UNDP International Poverty Centre (IPC). Its purpose is to present the results of research on poverty and inequality in the developing world. In this issue of the journal, the authors present ten articles intended to throw light on the question of how best to define and […]
This overview and literature review illustrates the necessity for economic policies and poverty reduction efforts to become more inclusive and effective around sexuality, and for more attention to class and economic dimensions in sexual rights struggles. It is hoped that this paper will support Sida’s work in the areas of gender, sexual and reproductive health […]
Source: United Nations Development Programme
This publication aims to define and explain different measures of poverty and income inequality, especially the rationale behind Malaysia’s revised poverty line income (PLI); illustrate these measures using the Malaysian experience over the decade since 1995, with data from the Malaysian Household Income Surveys (HIS) undertaken in the years 1995, 1997, 1999, 2002, and 2004; and […]
Source: Population Action International
The definition of poverty reaches beyond income to encompass poor access to education and health, lack of opportunities, gender inequality and environmental degradation. Population has the potential to impact all aspects of poverty. Fertility trends can help a country determine when and how to invest in its population and jump-start economic development. Similarly, meeting women’s […]
In the present report, the Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights analyses the obstacles to access to justice for persons living in poverty. The Special Rapporteur emphasizes that improving access to justice for persons living in poverty requires tackling a range of legal and extralegal obstacles present both within and outside of the formal […]