Jul 2018
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.; Schimanski, Caroline; Chagalj, Cristian
This study analyzes the evolution of gender-based educational and occupational segregation, from 1999 to 2016, for four Caribbean countries (The Bahamas, Barbados, Jamaica, and Trinidad and Tobago).…
Dec 2004
Author(s): Buvinic, Mayra; Roza, Vivian
Durante la última década, Latinoamérica ha presenciado un crecimiento sin precedente, de más del 50 por ciento en el número de mujeres en posiciones de poder. Este informe examina dicho progreso, y…
Nov 2004
Author(s): Buvinic, Mayra; Roza, Vivian
Over the last decade, Latin America has witnessed unprecedented gains of more than 50 percent in the number of women in power. This paper explains these gains and discusses factors that fuel and help…
Jun 2004
Author(s): Mokate, Karen Marie; Rey de Marulanda, Nohra; Tantiwiramanond, Darunee; Valdés, Teresa; Osawa, Mari; Guiza, Edel C.; Blondet, Cecilia; Vargas, Regina; Katjasungkana, Nursyahbani; Chiarotti, Marcela; Pile, Stephanie; Buvinic, Mayra; Roza, Vivian; Rodrigues, Almira; Pandey, Shashi; Ganga, Sharda; Truong, Thanh-Dam; Bonilla-Castro, Elssy; Kim, Yanghee
This publication is the fourth in a series that documents experiences in different dimensions of social development and social policy issues in Latin America, the Caribbean and East and Southeast…
Dec 2003
Author(s): Regalia, Ferdinando; Kuechemann, Christof; Fernández, Elisa; Perfit, Janine; Medici, André; Piras, Claudia; Toman, Michael; Augdal, Trond; Espínola, Viola; Brakarz, José; Rojas, Eduardo; Wilk, David; Wenner, Mark D.; Velasco, Tito; Buvinic, Mayra; Massiah, Ernest; Durán, Marta; Carlos, Vélez; Keipi, Kari; Straface, Fernando; Quiroga, Ricardo; Devlin, Robert; Cahuzac, Georges; Pollan, Michael; Rodríguez, Diego J.; Vega, Gabriela; Richter, Charles; Echeverría, Ruben G.; Navarro, Juan Carlos; Bouillon, César P.; Albertani, Felipe; Ferretti, Janine; Vitro, Robert; Piaggesi, Danilo; Verdisco, Aimee; Beharie, Neville; Solari, Alfredo
Los documentos que se presentan en este volumen incluyen elementos que podrían servir de base para adaptar los objetivos de desarrollo del milenio a las características específicas de la región.…
Nov 1999
Author(s): Buvinic, Mayra; Vega, Gabriela; Bertrand, Mauricio; Urban, Anne-Marie; Truitt Nakata, Ginya
This report examines evidence from post-Mitch Central America and disasters in other parts of the world to identify the ways disasters affect women and to highlight women's participation in…
Jun 1998
Author(s): Buvinic, Mayra
This article discusses the plight of poor women around the world and the feminization of poverty. The evidence is imperfect, but current trends suggest that women account for a growing proportion of…
Jun 1998
Author(s): Buvinic, Mayra
Does early childbearing restrict women's social and economic opportunities? These questions are explored by examining the effects, first on marital status and family formation, and second on…
Jun 1998
Author(s): Buvinic, Mayra
Este artículo aborda el tema de la situación extrema en la que se encuentran las mujeres pobres a nivel mundial y el fenómeno de la feminización de la pobreza. Los datos son incompletos, pero las…
Jun 1998
Author(s): Buvinic, Mayra
¿Contribuye la maternidad temprana a perpetuar la pobreza? ¿Qué impacto social y económico tiene la maternidad adolescente sobre las madres y sus hijos? Para responder estas preguntas, en este…
Dec 1994
Author(s): Paz, Fernanda; Ronderos Torres, Margarita; Acosta, Gladys; Woroniuk, Beth; Paolisso, Michael; Buvinic, Mayra; Lycette, Margaret; Velázquez, Margarita; Cartaya, Vanessa; Berger, Marguerite; Pollack, Molly; Delgadillo, Ligia; Arizpe, Lourdes; Anderson-Manley, Beverly; Facio, Alda; López, Cecilia
Inequality between men and women in Latin America persists in everything from wages to health care, education, and access to credit. Based on studies for an IDB-sponsored forum in Guadalajara, Mexico…