Gender, urban development and housing
United Nations Development Programme, 1996 - Social Science - 73 pages
An important book which highlights key aspects of gender & housing affecting low-income women in urban areas of developing countries. It demonstrates the interacting dynamics between gender & urbanization processes & reviews key problems associated with gender-differentiated experiences of shelter. It also shows the importance of mainstreaming gender in urban planning & policy-making.
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Gender outcomes of urbanisation
Reasons for examining gender in relation to the household
Extrahousehold and community relations
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