Gender and local governance

a case study of the city of Lilongwe
  • 40 Pages
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  • English
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Statementby Lucy Chipeta and Eunice Chamgomo.
ContributionsChamgomo, Eunice., Municipal Development Programme for Eastern and Southern Africa.
LC ClassificationsHQ1240.5.M3 C46 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 40 leaves ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL145242M
LC Control Number99891296

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5 Universal priorities for local governance 6 Measuring local governance 7 Why assessing local governance. 7 What can the assessment focus on. 8 Understanding the normative foundation of assessments 9 Ensuring multi. Gender and Governance: An Introduction 3 and gendered power that must be understood as a whole if the lives of women, and their access to governance, are to be enhanced.

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Arora-Jonsson studies struggles for local forest management, the making of women’s groups within them and how the women’s groups became a threat. gender equality. So far, more than local and regional governments in 29 countries have signed the Charter. The Global Conference of Local Elected Women adopted the Paris Local and Regional Government Global Agenda for Equality of Women and Men in Local Life.

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A major challenge in studies of environmental governance is dealing with the diversity of the people involved at multiple levels – villagers, development agents, policy-makers, private resource users and others – and taking seriously their aspirations, conflicts and collaborations.

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Gender, Governance and Feminist Analysis book. Missing in Action. Edited By Christine M Hudson, Malin Rönnblom, Katherine Teghtsoonian. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook. nominated women representatives to local government and (ii) policy analysis of local government ordinances.

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