"Women with self-esteem are healthy women": community development in an urban settlement of Guayaquil.

  • V F Yanni
  • Published 1996 in Gender and development
Guayaquil, home to two million people, is Ecuador's main port city. El Guasmo is an urban settlement in the south of the city. In 1984, CEPAM, an Ecuadorian women's nongovernmental organization, began working in El Guasmo Norte, the oldest and most established area of El Guasmo. CEPAM employs an integrated approach to its work with poor urban women on… CONTINUE READING