Women and Local Democracy - Lessons from Central America

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May 21, 2009

Women and Local Democracy - Lessons from Central America

This publication draws together the experiences and lessons learnt by Central American women working on promoting gender equity in local government. Opportunities and obstacles for women presented by decentralisation are explored with reference to official mechanisms for citizens’ participation, participation in elected office and the political system and culture.

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Author: 
Michael Clulow
Publisher: 
One World Action, Las Dignas, Las Mélidas
Publication year: 
2005