Failure of Participation & “Missing Women” in South Mediterranean Economies
AbstractThis 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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Date of creation: 15 Dec 2009
Date of revision: 22 Mar 2010
Interdependencies; Health; Education; Poverty; missing women; children; South;
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This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2010-04-04 (All new papers)
- NEP-ARA-2010-04-04 (MENA - Middle East & North Africa)
- NEP-CWA-2010-04-04 (Central & Western Asia)
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