Impacts of Population Dynamics Reproductive Health and Gender on Poverty

No. of pages: 44

Publication Date: 2012

Author: UNFPA

ISBN: 978-1-61800-000-2

How do the many the different components of the UNFPA mandate contribute to poverty reduction? This publication analyzes this question in detail, looking at both the micro level (impacts on individuals and households) and the larger picture. The document concludes that the strength of UNFPA's contribution to poverty reduction resides in the complementarity of different interventions and the synergies by which population dynamics, gender equality and reproductive health work together to reduce poverty.

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