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Women and men have different travel and transport needs and face different constraints in travel and transport. These different constraints need to be tackled at the policy, program and project levels where some promising examples have been identified.  Linkages with other sectors are being strengthened so that transport can contribute to the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in areas such as poverty reduction, education, gender equality, maternal and child health, HIV/AIDS and the environment.


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or by following the links 1. to 4. below to sections of the extensive


Gender and Transport Resource Guide

  1. Women and Men's different roles and responsibilities, travel and transport needs and constraints 

Last updated March 7, 2007

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