IDB Helps El Salvador Improve Living Conditions for Women

    The Inter-American Development Bank is providing $20 million to support El Salvador’s Ciudad Mujer project, which aims to improve the living conditions of women in the country.

    IDB’s loan will be used for the construction of six Ciudad Mujer centers, which will provide services in response to and spearhead the prevention of violence, as well as spur economic development and improve education, child care and sexual and reproductive health.

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    • Ivy Mungcal

      As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.