GENDER DIFFERENTIATION OR EQUALITY IN TRANSPORT PROJECTS: CASE STUDY ROAD SECTOR MODERNIZATION IN THE FEDERATION OF BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA
Transport projects provide us with better, faster roads, save travel times, but also lead to occurrences of health and safety risks. Data shows that males are the group that are most affected by such risks. However, they become far less cooperative when confronted with this fact. At the same time, women are the group that is more likely to accept new methods or ideas concerning road projects. They are also more focused on road safety and concerned about associated community health and safety risks. Yet, women are far less involved in any kind of official interaction, and that is why their scope of interest is more likely to be neglected. The paper analyzes how transport projects affect differently women and men and presents recommendations to improve benefits for both genders.
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