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ACTION RESEARCH ON GENDER AND DEVELOPMENT

Gender equality and empowered women in particular are catalysis for multiplying development efforts. While gender inequality is a universal phenomenon, and aspects of gender inequality exist in all countries, it manifests itself differently in each context, and is caused by a multiplicity of factors. Although, some policies have been developed

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ACTION RESEARCH ON HEALTH SYSTEMS AND HEALTH CARE DELIVERY

Despite Nigeria’s recent interest in the improvement of the country’s health care situation, the health care system is characterized by a myriad of problems. Health services throughout Nigeria are delivered through a weak health care system which is characterized by inequitable distribution of resources, decaying infrastructure, poor management of human

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ACTION RESEARCH ON EDUCATION AND DEVELOPMENT

Nigeria recognizes the need to provide secondary education on a larger scale and build on the primary education gains connected to the millennium development goals and education for all initiatives. However, while primary schools are widespread, with near equal numbers of boys and girls enrolled, secondary schools remain scarce, are

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ACTION RESEARCH GROWTH, DEVELOPMENT AND EQUITY

In the 1970s, a new wave of development thinking generated the “basic needs” approach which focused on the direct provision of “essential” commodities and services, thus providing a counterweight to per capita income growth as a primary objective of development. The idea that a narrow focus on income was not

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