Feb 2007
Author(s): Alda, Erik
School is one of the most important socializing environments for children, since it is where they spend a great deal of time interacting with teachers and peers. However, the persistent spillover of…
Jul 2005
Author(s): Buvinic, Mayra; Alda, Erik; Lamas, Jorge
In less than a decade, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has developed a sizable lending portfolio in violence prevention and a significant record of research, international seminars,…
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…
Jul 1996
Author(s): Foster, Vivien
Given the importance of water and sanitation loans in the Bank's portfolio of infrastructure projects and the significance of the measures that are underway throughout the region, this…