Lillian Trager, professor of anthropology at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside for over 30 years, served as director of the university’s Center for International Studies from 1993-1998. Her research focused primarily on Nigerian community ties,…
The Impact on Marriage: Program Assessment of Conditional Cash Transfers (IMPACCT) study by the International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) adds to the existing evidence on CCTs as a possible solution to delay the age of marriage and improve…
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.
Report that draws on insights gathered from interviews with 10 multinational companies actively engaged in advancing women's economic empowerment, as well as a comprehensive review of the latest literature and leading company practices and programs.
Presents findings of a study that investigated corporate-funded women’s economic empowerment programs and includes an integrated framework that the private sector can adopt to increase return on investment and enhance women's economic advancement.
A report that provides, first, a definition of microcredit, then situates the tool both historically and within present debates on development and economics and finally discusses its impact on particular groups of women.
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.