Marie Michael Library

Title

Women-headed households: the ignored factor in development planning

Author

Buvinic, Mayra; Youssef, Nadia H.

Description

The objective of this study is to present a portrayal of women who are heads of household in developing societies as a very special group among the poor worth of the full attention of policy makers. Identifying their situation and particular needs is a necessary step in implementing new directions in development assistance.

File No

ICRW-O7

Agency

International Center for Research on Women (ICRW)

Date

1978

Subject(s)

Women, Development

Pages

113

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