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Published by Zimbabwe Women"s Resource Centre and Network in [Harare] .
Written in English



  • Zimbabwe


  • Women in development -- Bibliography.,
  • Women in development -- Zimbabwe -- Bibliography.,
  • Structural adjustment (Economic policy) -- Social aspects -- Bibliography.,
  • Structural adjustment (Economic policy) -- Social aspects -- Zimbabwe -- Bibliography.

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Edition Notes

SeriesZWRCN bibliographies ;, no. 8
ContributionsZimbabwe Women"s Resource Centre and Network.
LC ClassificationsZ7963.E18 W65 1994, HQ1240 W65 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination40 p. ;
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1268430M
LC Control Number94982228

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IMPACT OF STRUCTURAL ADJUSTMENT POLICIES ON WOMEN EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The aim of the study is to analyse the impact of structural adjustment policies on women in Bangladesh. The study focussed on the issues outlined in the TOR and the findings are as follows: o It is found that the SAP design and framework does not adequately address gender issues,File Size: 65KB. Effects of structural adjustment on women and the poor by Dzodzi Tsikata ECONOMIC policy and development issues, particularly Structural Adjustment Programmes (SAPs) have dominated African women's concerns because they have been implicated in the rise of poverty, especially of women. 1 For the purposes of this paper, structural adjustment loan and structural adjustment program will be used interchangeably. 2 William Easterly, What Did Structural Adjustment Adjust: The Association of Policies and Growth with Repeated IMF and World Bank adjustment loans, N.Y.U J. DEV. ECON. 1 () [hereinafter Easterly](citing Devesh Kapur,File Size: KB. Structural adjustment programs (SAPs) consist of loans provided by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank (WB) to countries that experienced economic crises. The two Bretton Woods Institutions require borrowing countries to implement certain policies in order to obtain new loans (or to lower interest rates on existing ones). These policies were typically centered around.

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