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Learning about women and urban services in Latin America and the Caribbean

Learning about women and urban services in Latin America and the Caribbean

a report on the Women, Low-income Households, and Urban Services Project of the Population Council : with selected contributions from the International Center for Research on Women, the Equity Policy Center, the Development Planning Unit of University College

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Published by The Council in [New York, N.Y.] .
Written in English

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  • Latin America.,
  • Services for
    • Subjects:
    • Population Council. Women, Low-income Households, and Urban Services Project.,
    • Urban women -- Services for -- Latin America.,
    • Urban women -- Services for -- Caribbean Area.

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      StatementMarianne Schmink, Judith Bruce, and Marilyn Kohn, editors.
      ContributionsSchmink, Marianne., Bruce, Judith., Kohn, Marilyn., Population Council. Women, Low-income Households, and Urban Services Project.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV1448.L28 L43 1986
      The Physical Object
      Pagination276 p. ;
      Number of Pages276
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2120122M
      LC Control Number88177975

      This is especially true in Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, where urban gang violence is on the rise. Recent widespread violence in the banlieus of Paris and throughout urban France, as. Participants will leave with: 1. An overview of project management in the context of the World Bank project life cycle 2. An introduction to key project management topics including: logic model, activity planning, network analysis, stakeholder engagement and communication, resource management, risk management, and project implementation 3.

      Population-wide sodium reduction is a cost-effective approach to address the adverse health effects associated with excess sodium consumption. Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) countries consume excess dietary sodium. Packaged foods are a major contributor to sodium intake and a target for sodium reduction interventions. This study examined sodium levels in 12 categories of packaged foods. PARIS, Nov 26 - A new policy paper by the Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report at UNESCO, released ahead of the UNHCR Global Refugee Forum next month, shows the increasingly important role of cities using education of people on the move as a lever for their inclusion. It calls for international and non-governmental organisations to recognise cities as partners and for governments .

        What race are people from the Hispanic Caribbean nations? Today, we're going to discuss the history of America's Southern neighbors and . Publications on the history of childhood in Latin America only date since the s. In fact, most pertinent sources are about something else: the development of institutions such as education or social welfare, or the history of ally, this neglect of childhood as a historical subject exists while scholarly focus on the historical role of the family as a political, economic, and.


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