Gendering the Urban Social Movement and Public Housing Policy in São Paulo
Une publication de Madame Charmain Levy (Directrice du GREPIP), Anne Latendresse, Marianne Carle-Marsan
A deteriorating economic scenario, a critical mass of unmarried female heads of households, and the institutionalization of the São Paulo housing movement in the 2000s contributed to women’s taking on a new public role within the movement. The strong presence of women at different levels of this social movement was a necessary but not determining factor in generating public awareness about gender-differentiated needs and claims for access to housing. Female leadership and a strategic alliance with the women’s movement and with nongovernmental organizations and local elected officials contributed to the development of gender-specific public housing policies.
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