Género en el sector agua y saneamiento de la Región Andina (in Spanish) - Gender in water and sanitation sector in Andean Region - Hallazgos, recommendaciones y propuesta estratégica

Espejo, N. (2002)

Published in: 2002

Water and Sanitation Program (WSP)

Espejo, N.

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Entre las instituciones de gobierno y en amplios sectores de la sociedad de casi todos los países de América Latina, se tiene hoy absoluta claridad acerca de la estrecha relación que existe entre la equidad de género y el nivel de desarrollo de los países. También han tenido amplia difusión en la región los resultados de estudios que señalan que aquellos países donde se han impulsado políticas orientadas a promover los derechos de la mujer y a mejorar su acceso a los recursos productivos y su nivel de educación, presentan menores índices de pobreza, mayores tasas de crecimiento económico y menores niveles de corrupción que los países donde este tipo de políticas son inexistentes. De hecho, todos los países de la región andina han suscrito los acuerdos internacionales que abogan por la igualdad entre hombres y mujeres y, en términos de su institucionalización interna, algunos países, entre ellos Bolivia, han desarrollado marcos legales que priorizan la participación de la mujer en todos los niveles, lo mismo que la igualdad de géneros.

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Espejo, N. (2002). Género en el sector agua y saneamiento de la Región Andina (in Spanish) - Gender in water and sanitation sector in Andean Region - Hallazgos, recommendaciones y propuesta estratégica. Water and Sanitation Program (WSP)

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