More than half of the world’s population is excluded from opportunities the rule of law provides, and 1.5 billion people cannot access support to resolve justice problems. IDRC supports research on legal empowerment strategies to address this growing justice gap and to promote vibrant civic spaces.
Male involvement is associated with improved maternal health outcomes resulting from increased care-seeking at health facilities for prenatal care, delivery and postnatal care, as well as improved home care practices.
A new report offers compelling insights into the impact of the pandemic on food systems, as well as on the effectiveness of responses deployed by communities and regional authorities to address these impacts.
Canada’s International Development Research Centre, in partnership with the Azrieli Foundation, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), and the Israel Science Foundation (ISF), is supporting cutting-edge biomedical research under a new program.