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This research project will generate evidence on how women's political participation influences the connection between economic growth and women's economic empowerment.
Topic(s): AFRICA SOUTH OF SAHARA, EMPOWERMENT, ECONOMIC GROWTH, POLITICAL PARTICIPATION, POLICY MAKING, SOUTH ASIA, WOMEN'S PARTICIPATION, WOMEN
Region(s): Africa
Total Funding: CA$ 337,100.00

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Ghana and Côte d'Ivoire are neighbouring countries with similar resource endowments and socio-cultural environments but very different economic development strategies.
Topic(s): EMPLOYMENT CREATION, ECONOMIC GROWTH, COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION, WOMEN, EMPOWERMENT, COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS
Region(s): Africa
Total Funding: CA$ 336,800.00

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Women's economic empowerment can improve if globalization and urbanization lead to greater opportunities for employment.
Topic(s): EMPOWERMENT, POLICY MAKING, EMPLOYMENT CREATION, WOMEN, URBANIZATION, LABOUR MARKET, Globalization
Region(s): Africa, Asia, Latin America, Middle East
Total Funding: CA$ 2,166,300.00

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This project aims to develop policy guidelines and training material on how to promote women's well-being and economic growth.
Topic(s): TRAINING, POLICY MAKING, ECONOMIC GROWTH, EMPLOYMENT, EMPOWERMENT, AFRICA SOUTH OF SAHARA, SOUTH ASIA, WOMEN
Region(s): Africa, Asia, Latin America, Middle East
Total Funding: CA$ 2,255,300.00

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This project seeks to examine the links between women's economic empowerment, women's paid work, and their unpaid care responsibilities.
Topic(s): EMPOWERMENT, WOMEN WORKERS, GENDER ROLES, SOUTH ASIA, EMPLOYMENT, SOCIAL SERVICES, AFRICA SOUTH OF SAHARA, COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION
Region(s): South Asia
Total Funding: CA$ 992,700.00

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This project will identify interventions that foster economic empowerment among women directly affected by the conflict in northern Sri Lanka.
Topic(s): EMPOWERMENT, SOUTH ASIA, POLICY MAKING, ECONOMIC RECOVERY, ECONOMIC LOSS, WOMEN, GENDER ANALYSIS
Region(s): Sri Lanka
Total Funding: CA$ 719,000.00

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This project will evaluate the impact of affordable childcare in rural Rajasthan, India.
Topic(s): CHILD CARE SERVICES, SOUTH ASIA, INDIA, EMPOWERMENT, POLICY MAKING, SOCIAL INEQUALITY, WOMEN, DECISION MAKING
Region(s): India
Total Funding: CA$ 1,000,171.00

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This project will evaluate the impact of India's Mahila Samakhya (MS), the world's largest government program to empower women.
Topic(s): EDUCATION, SOCIAL NORMS, SOCIAL CHANGE, ECONOMIC CHANGE, WOMEN, GENDER ANALYSIS
Region(s): India
Total Funding: CA$ 902,300.00

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This project will provide evidence on the role of high-quality, affordable daycare in allowing mothers to work in paid employment in poor urban contexts.
Topic(s): CHILD CARE SERVICES, WOMEN WORKERS, AFRICA SOUTH OF SAHARA, POLICY MAKING, SOUTH ASIA, Economics
Total Funding: CA$ 952,466.00

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What limits women's ability to become financially self-sufficient from an early age in Africa?
Topic(s): WOMEN WORKERS, EMPOWERMENT, Economics, AFRICA, EDUCATION OF WOMEN, LABOUR MARKET
Total Funding: CA$ 777,600.00

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