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Failure of Participation & “Missing Women” in South Mediterranean Economies

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  • Driouchi, Ahmed

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This paper aims at showing that women are “missing” because also of their limited participation in development. It also intends to show that market mechanisms as well as limited alternative institutions are among the factors that negatively affect access to health, to education and to economic opportunities. The emphasis is placed on South Mediterranean countries. The results attained and the evidence mobilized consistently show the interdependencies of health, education and poverty and the potential gains that can be transversally achieved with the promotion of the roles of women and children.

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Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 21541.

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Date of creation: 15 Dec 2009
Date of revision: 22 Mar 2010
Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:21541

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Keywords: Interdependencies; Health; Education; Poverty; missing women; children; South;

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