By SNVThis learning document (…Continue
Started Jul 20, 2017
By Mayra Buvinic and Megan O’DonnellA review of the recent evaluation evidence on financial services and training interventions questionstheir gender neutrality and suggests that some design features…Continue
Started Jul 19, 2017
By Mary O’Neill, Alejandra Vargas, Deepta ChopraProviding care — for the young, the old, and the infirm — is a vital but grossly undervalued part of the global economy. While both men and women rely…Continue
Started Jul 19, 2017
How can we build an economy that works for everyone? Fenella Porter explains why in order to conceptualise a truly ‘human’ economy we need to look at inequalities of gender as much as inequalities of wealth.
If the world turned upside down and we replaced all the women with men, and all the men with women, we still wouldn’t have gender equality.
This is because although there are many examples of women and men who have crossed the gender…
Posted on July 26, 2017 at 8:30
What does economic empowerment look like and how can it be achieved? Vincent Trousseau looks at examples from Oxfam’s programmes in Zambia and Morocco and introduces our new conceptual framework.\ua
Oxfam believes that effective economic…Continue
Posted on June 27, 2017 at 7:30
The recent WEE Global Learning Forum was a unique opportunity to explore the trends on WEE and to learn from innovative initiatives implemented by development actors. This article gives some insights on our take-aways from the event!
Systemic barriers, including social norms freezing the expected roles of women and men, were high on the agenda and there appeared to be consensus amongst…
Posted on June 14, 2017 at 10:30
Facilitated by Oxfam and the SEEP Network, the Practitioners' Learning Group (PLG) on Shifting Social Norms in the Economy at Scale aims to better understand how to address social norms in the economy and create change at scale.
During the recent WEE Global Learning Forum, initial insights were shared with a wide audience during a particularly well attended session articulated around the following…Continue
Posted on June 2, 2017 at 12:30