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  2. Gender Development Index - Wikipedia

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    The Gender Development Index ( GDI) is an index designed to measure gender equality . GDI, together with the Gender Empowerment Measure (GEM), was introduced in 1995 in the Human Development Report written by the United Nations Development Program. The aim of these measurements was to add a gender-sensitive dimension to the Human Development ...

  3. Social work - Wikipedia

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    "Social work is a practice-based profession and an academic discipline that promotes social change and development, social cohesion, and the empowerment and liberation of people. Principles of social justice, human rights, collective responsibility and respect for diversities are central to social work.

  4. National Curriculum Framework 2005 - Wikipedia

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    The talk page may contain suggestions. (May 2017) The National Curriculum Framework 2005 (NCF 2005) is the fourth National Curriculum Framework published in 2005 by the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) in India. Its predecessors were published in 1975, 1988, 2000. The NCF 2005 serves as a guideline for syllabus ...

  5. Indian Ocean Rim Association - Wikipedia

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    The initial membership of IORA, then the Indian Ocean Rim Initiative, included only seven countries, the "Magnificent 7," hosted by Mauritius. Though membership grew to 14 states in March 1997, when the first ministerial meeting was convened and the Charter of the Indian Ocean Rim Association for Regional Cooperation was approved, [19] it has ...

  6. Multiculturalism - Wikipedia

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    v. t. e. The term multiculturalism has a range of meanings within the contexts of sociology, political philosophy, and colloquial use. In sociology and in everyday usage, it is a synonym for "ethnic pluralism", with the two terms often used interchangeably, and for cultural pluralism [1] in which various ethnic groups collaborate and enter into ...

  7. Baháʼí Faith by country - Wikipedia

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    The Baháʼí Faith formed in the late 19th century Middle East and soon gained converts in India, the Western world, and elsewhere. Travelling teachers played a significant role in spreading the religion into most countries and territories during the second half of the 20th century. [1] The Baháʼí Faith is now recognized as the second-most ...

  8. Women and agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa - Wikipedia

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    The agricultural system in Sub-Saharan Africa is a predominantly small-scale farming system with more than 50% of the agricultural activity performed by women, producing about 60-70% of the food in this region. While women provide the majority of the labor in agricultural production, their access and control over productive resources is greatly ...

  9. Nigeria - Wikipedia

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    In 2004, the IUCN–World Conservation Union identified 81 IAS in South Africa, 49 in Mauritius, 37 in Algeria and Madagascar, 35 in Kenya, 28 in Egypt, 26 in Ghana and Zimbabwe, and 22 in Ethiopia. However, very little is known about IAS in Nigeria, with most technical reports and literature reporting fewer than 10 invasive plants in the country.