Papers-Published dateWednesday, December 23, 2015 - 05:00
Reports-Published dateWednesday, December 23, 2015 - 05:00
Promoting women’s economic empowerment : emerging insights from a 5-year policy research program - GrOW Program report no.3
Women's labour force participation and wages are deeply influenced by social norms, and in developing countries, economic growth alone has no robust effect on female employment.Published dateWednesday, May 2, 2018 - 00:00
Many economic empowerment programs focus on increasing women's labour force participation. But without addressing their disproportionate burden of unpaid and exhausting care work, women hardly benefit from more hours of paid employment.Published date2018
This project will examine how Conditional Cash Transfers (CCTs) can help poor women overcome economic vulnerabilities, and assess their potential to transform gender relations at home and in the community in Tanzania.