Case Study: Young Urban Women - Life Choices and Livelihoods
With 54% of the world's population residing in urban areas in 2014 and projected increased of 66% by 2050 (UN, 2014), there is an urgent need to ensure equitable access and delivery of public services for all! This bit reflects on the importance of citizens’ oversight mechanisms in participatory action in addressing common challenges to public services and ensuring accountability to rightsholders.
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UNPAID CARE WORK
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