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State of Women in Cities 2012-2013. Gender and the Prosperity of Cities

State of Women in Cities 2012-2013. Gender and the Prosperity of Cities
  • United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat). 2013
  • The State of Women in Cities 2012/2013 Report focuses on Gender and the Prosperity of Cities. The Report examines the gender dimensions of the defining characteristics of a prosperous city - productivity, infrastructure development, quality of life, equity and social inclusion and environmental sustainability. It provides a conceptual framework for understanding the relationship between gender and prosperity and also reviews policies and institutional framework relevant for mainstreaming gender concerns in cities. Chapter 2.2. "Gender, Infrastructure and Prosperity in Cities" addresses water and sanitation issues.
  • Geographical coverage: Global
  • Main themes: Gender, Infrastructure, Sanitation, Urban areas, Water supply
  • Main target audience: Governments, Local governments, Policy makers
  • Main purpose: Advocacy
  • Type of resource: Assessment report, Key messages, Recommendations
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Published in 2015