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  • Violence and Discrimination against Women of Religious Minority Backgrounds in Pakistan 

    Tadros, Mariz (Institute of Development Studies, 2020-11)
    The theme of this special collection of papers, the lived experiences of women who belong to religious minorities, has been a blind spot both in international development policy engagement and in much of the international ...
  • Modern Slavery Prevention and Responses in Myanmar: An Evidence Map 

    Oosterhoff, Pauline; Yunus, Raudah Mohd; Jensen, Charity; Somerwell, Francis; Pocock, Nicola (Institute of Development Studies, 2020-11-24)
    This Emerging Evidence Report describes the availability of evidence on modern slavery interventions in Myanmar presented in the programme's interactive Evidence Map. This report on Myanmar uses the same methodology and ...
  • Climate Change Risks and Opportunities in the Middle East and North Africa 

    Cooper, Rachel (Institute of Development Studies, 2020-09-25)
    This rapid review examines evidence on the climate change risks and opportunities in the Middle East and North Africa, including for mitigation, adaptation and resilience. Climate change is likely to compound existing ...
  • Brazil Test 1 

    Anon, Anon (IDS, 2006-09)
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  • COVID-19 Health Evidence Summary No.103 

    Millington, Kerry; Reddin, Samantha (Institute of Development Studies, 2020-11-23)
    This weekly COVID-19 health evidence summary (HES) is based on 3.5 hours of desk-based research. The summary is not intended to be a comprehensive summary of available evidence on COVID-19 but aims to make original documents ...

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