financial management framework
This framework establishes the financial policies and standards [and procedures] for SPTB. The framework demonstrates SPTB’s concern for financial integrity; as such it is important evidence of our accountability to all stakeholders. Finance functions across the organisation are charged with establishing and communicating the policies [and procedures] contained in the framework. The SPTB does not list the detailed operational control arrangements that each SPTB office is expected to have in place. It simply documents the financial policies and standards expected. Every region programme, affiliate, associate and the secretariat is expected to produce and update regularly their own local financial policies and procedures manual to cover detailed operational aspects of accounting control in that office.
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Abortion: induced abortion does not increase breast cancer risk
African trypanosomiasis (sleeping sickness)
Air pollution, indoor: Indoor air pollution and health
Air quality and health
Antimicrobials: use outside human medicine and resultant antimicrobial resistance in humans
Heavy Traffic: SPTB's Executive Director Discusses Trafficking for women and girls on the TVB. (mp3 audio clip).
SPTB's Beijing Campaign Against Discriminatory Laws featured on the Central Java Public Radio program 51%, March 9, 2012 (mp3 audio clip).
female genital mutilation
Female Genital Mutilation [FGM], a fundamental human rights violation, takes different forms in different countries: the partial or total removal of the clitoris [clitoridectomy], the removal of the entire clitoris and the cutting of the labia minora [excision], or in its most extreme form the
trafficking of women and girls
Trafficking of women and girl - the illegal and highly profitable recruitment, transport, or sale of human beings for the purpose of exploiting their labor - is a slavery-like practice that must be eliminated. The trafficking of women and girls into bonded sweatshop labor, forced