Since 1993, Women for Women International has helped more than 478,000 marginalized women in countries affected by war and conflict. They serve women in 8 countries offering support, tools, and access to life-changing skills to move from crisis and…
Their mission is to improve the lives of underprivileged and poor children, especially young abandoned girls in India. They raise funds to help provide shelter, access to medical care, improved nutrition, and education for these children.
This manual on gender and economics is intended to provide basic- and intermediate-level training to development practitioners, including governments and policy and programme staff in international development agencies.
The World Bank Group’s comprehensive source for the latest sex-disaggregated data and gender statistics covering demography, education, health, access to economic opportunities, public life and decision-making, and agency.
CINI’s overarching aim is to enable poor people, women and children to take control of their lives and have a share in sustainable development. We are active in deprived communities, both in villages and low-income urban settlements. We seek to break…
This new study, undertaken in three sub-counties in Western Kenya, documents the emotional as well as the financial costs of maternal mortality to households in poor remote communities and explores the impact of these costs on family well-being.
A report from the Center on Poverty and Inequality at Georgetown Law discussing data showing that adults view Black girls as less innocent and more adult-like than their white peers in the age range of 5-14.
Explains how low-income women and the very poor in Rwanda are generally excluded from the process of economic development due to lack of resources and services. This report analyzes the economic opportunities available to these groups.
International Center for Research on Women in collaboration with Acumen, a non-profit investing in companies that serve the poor with basic good and services, set out to study how the impact investment sector can engage with and empower women.
The focus of the paper is on persistently poor women with disabilities in Bangladesh. It seeks to contribute to the disability and chronic poverty policy discourse and work towards developing effective poverty reduction measures by investigating…