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New resource: Cash transfer programmes, poverty reduction and empowerment of women: A comparative analysis

Drawing from experiences from Brazil, Chile, India, Mexico and South Africa,this ILO working paperexamines the interplay of 1) the extensio…

Started by Vincent Trousseau

0 Jan 3, 2017

Improving women's economic rights in theory and practice - result from a survey in Afghanistan

This is a summary of the Knowledge Attitudes and Practices survey on women’s economic rights in Afghanistan that UN Women undertook in 2015…

Started by Vincent Trousseau

0 Dec 19, 2016

CGD Background Paper: Gender, Behavior, and Women's Economic Empowerment

This paper explores the evidence on gender differences in behavior and how program design can best utilize our growing knowledge about the…

Started by Vincent Trousseau

0 Dec 2, 2016

Publication: Women’s Empowerment in Global Value Chains - A Framework for Business Action to Advance Women’s Health, Rights, and Wellbeing

Here is an interesting report from BSR that "aims to help unlock business opportunities that advance the health, rights, and well-being of…

Started by Vincent Trousseau

0 Nov 23, 2016

Women's rights in the Cocoa Sector

Dear Colleagues and Friends,   Our “Behind the Brands” campaign team has recently launched a Best Practice Discussion Paper Women’s Rights…

Started by Thies Reemer

0 Apr 6, 2016

Case studies Land Rights for Women

A booklet Strengthening Land Rights for Women - case studies with inspiring examples of how women's land rights can be strengthened was pro…

Started by Thies Reemer

0 Apr 6, 2016

"Technologies for rural women in Africa" -- Invitation for comments on a new policy brief

UN Women is in the process of finalizing a policy brief on “Technologies for rural women in Africa ”. It focuses specifically on scaling up…

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0 Jun 22, 2015

New Reports from Oxfam America's Saving for Change programme

Three new reports from Oxfam America's work on women's savings groups to share this month: Does Saving For Change increase women’s leaders…

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0 Apr 1, 2015

Sustainable Livelihoods Learning Network website

Sustainable Livelihoods Learning Network LAC This site has several WEL publications that can be accessed publicly; videos, papers, concept…

Started by Rebecca Fries

1 May 1, 2013
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Empowering Poor Women at the Base of the Pyramid?

People might be interested in this blog from Business Fights Poverty - Empowering Poor Women at the Base of the Pyramid?   The blog is by C…

Started by Claudia Canepa

0 Apr 4, 2012


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