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A Gender (R)evolution in the Making? Expanding Women's Economic Opportunities in Central America : A Decade in Review

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    Paper provided by The World Bank in its series World Bank Other Operational Studies with number 12468.

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    Keywords: Gender - Gender and Development Social Protections and Labor - Labor Markets Health; Nutrition and Population - Population Policies Social Protections and Labor - Labor Policies Education - Primary Education;

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