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Women, urban poverty, and economic development

Women, urban poverty, and economic development

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Published by National Institute of Urban Affairs in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India.
    • Subjects:
    • Rural women -- India.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesResearch study series ;, no. 43, Research study series (N.I.U.A. (Organization : India)) ;, no. 43.
      ContributionsAsian and Pacific Development Administration Centre., N.I.U.A. (Organization : India)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 91/60113 (H)
      The Physical Object
      FormatMicroform
      Pagination72, 12 leaves
      Number of Pages72
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1681284M
      LC Control Number91902336

      Revitalizing Education Development in Sierra Leone Project (ReDISL) – $ million: Through this project, detailed data on school profile (students, teachers, facilities) and geo-coordinates is now available for decision making; Performance-Based Financing (PBF) yields improvement in teacher attendance between and Nationally, teacher attendance increased by five percentage.   And economists say investment in women's economic participation is a relatively underutilized tactic to spur economic growth. Less than 2 percent of development aid in OECD countries goes toward.

      Mathur, Om Prakash (), “Women, Urban Poverty and Economic Development,” in Heyzer, N; Gita Sen (ed). Gender, Economic Growth and Poverty: Market Growth and State Planning in Asia and the Pacific, Kali for Women, New Delhi and International Books, Netherlands in collaboration with Asian and Pacific Development Centre, Kuala Lumpur. Climate Change, Development, Poverty and Economics. Samuel aFankhauser. a. and Nicholas Stern. b. May Acknowledgements: We are grateful to Patrick Curran and Isabella Neuweg for their outstanding research support and tothe Grantham Foundation for the Protection of .

        Urban Institute opens minds, shapes decisions, and offers solutions through economic and social policy research. improve socio-economic development in the region. The progress to provide adequate basic health care and education among youth are hampered by rapid population growth. In urban areas, this is reflected by higher levels of unemployment among young people than among other members of the labor force. In rural areas, youth experiences higher.


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