9780814797822

Agenda for People : UNFPA Through Three Decades

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  • ISBN13:

    9780814797822

  • ISBN10:

    0814797822

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2002-05-01
  • Publisher: New York University Press

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Summary

In the thirty years since the United Nations Population Fund was founded, overall population growth rates have slowed, infant and maternal mortality have been reduced, and women have achieved improved access to reproductive health services. Yet, a multitude of problems remain, including the aging of Western European populations and the growth of others in the Third World, the impact of AIDS, and increases in migration and refugees.An Agenda for People examines the past achievements as well as the current and future challenges of the world's largest multilateral donor population programs. Through essays by experts in the field of development, this book tackles a series of probing questions. How has the Fund evolved and built global support? How have the major international conferences on population and environments shaped the global population agenda? What is the relationship between reproductive rights and human rights? What are the links between population and resource use and abuse? And how does the Fund help to integrate impoverished populations into national development strategies?This book provides an invaluable assessment of the state of world population programs and a fascinating look into the future of community development.Contributors include Tevia Abrams, John Caldwell, Sylvie Cohen, Rebecca Cook, Mahmoud Fathalla, Noeleen heyzer, Don Hinrichsen, Stafford Mousky, Mohammad Nizamuddin, Fred Sai, Sara Sems, Steven W. Sinding, Jyoti Shankar Singh, and Bradman Weerakoon.

Table of Contents

List of Tables
ii
List of Acronyms and Abbreviations
iii
Acknowledgements vii
Preface viii
Part I 1(150)
Thirty Years of Global Population Changes
2(22)
John C. Caldwell
Implementing the Reproductive Health Approach
24(23)
Mahmoud F. Fathlla
Fostering Compliance With Reproductive Rights
47(34)
Rebecca J. Cook
Women Are The Key to Development
81(14)
Noeleen Heyzer
Broadening Partnerships
95(18)
Bradman Weerakoon
The Cairo Imperative: How ICPD Forged A New Population Agenda For The Coming Decades
113(24)
Fred T. Sai
Challenges Remain But Will Be Different
137(14)
Steven Sinding
Sara Seims
Part II 151(126)
UNFPA and the Global, Conferences
152(23)
Jyoti Shankar Singh
Population, Resources and the Environment: Struggling Towards Sustainability
175(14)
Don Hinrichsen
Shaping Population and Development Strategies
189(22)
M. Nizamuddin
Unfpa's Role in the Population Field
211(37)
Stafford Mousky
Broadening Choices: Information, Education, Communication, and Advocacy
248(29)
Sylvie I. Cohen
Tevia Abrams
Contributors 277

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